Endorsements for Peter M. Reyes, Jr., Candidate for HNBA Vice-President of Sections and Committees

Dear Fellow HNBA Members:

I am proud to be running for the position of HNBA National Vice-President of Sections and Committees. As of June 18th, 2010, I have received the enthusiastic trust and support of over 70 HNBA members throughout the country, including: 9 past HNBA National Presidents; 6 HNBA Executive Committee members; 11 HNBA Latina Commissioners (including both Co-Chairs); 14 out of 19 Regional Presidents; 16 Deputy Regional Presidents; 4 HNBA Affiliates; and 5 past MHBA Presidents (see list below). I have earned their trust and support through my record of proven results while serving as HNBA Vice-President of Regions, Regional President, Chairs of Conferences and Conventions, and on various HNBA Sections and Committees. I ask for your vote and support as well.

PAST HNBA NATIONAL PRESIDENTS

1. Lillian Apodaca, Past HNBA President, 1998-1999; 2010 HNBA Latina Commissioner, Member, Bingham, Hurst & Apodaca, P.C.; New Mexico

2. Dolores Atencio, Past HNBA President, 1991-1992; 2010 HNBA Latina Commissioner Co-Chair, General Counsel, Cesar Chavez School Network; Colorado

3. Mary Hernandez, Past HNBA President, 1994-1995; 2010 HNBA Latina Commissioner, Partner, Garcia Calderon Ruiz LLP; California

4. Ramona Romero, Past HNBA President, 2008-2009; 2010 HNBA Latina Commissioner, Corporate Counsel, DuPont, Pennsylvania

5. Angel Gomez, Past HNBA President, 2001-2002, AG Gomez Consulting, LLC, Illinois

6. Hugo Chaviano, Past HNBA President, 1997-1998; Partner, Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman, LLP; Illinois

7. Mark Gallegos, Past HNBA President, 1988-1989; Florida

8. Jimmie Reyna, Past HNBA President, 2006-2007; Partner, Williams Mullen; Washington, DC

9. Carlos Singh, Past HNBA President, 2003-2004; Senior Manager, Ernst & Young LLP, California

HNBA COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF LATINAS IN THE PROFESSION 2009-2010

10. Josefina Fernandez McEvoy, Co-Chair; Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP; California

11. Veronica Arechederra-Hall, HNBA Commissioner; Partner, Littler Mendelson; Nevada

12. Adrienne Dominguez, HNBA Commissioner; Counsel, Thompson & Knight, LLP; Texas

13. Claudine Martinez, HNBA Commissioner; CEO MCT Technologies, LLC; New Mexico

14. Carrie Ricci, HNBA Commissioner; Virginia

15. Eneida Roman, HNBA Commissioner; Roman Law Office; Massachusetts

16. Ciarelle Jimenez Valdez, HNBA Commissioner; The Cella Company; Past President Latina/o Bar Association of Washington (HNBA Affiliate); Washington

HNBA NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

17. Sean Andrade, HNBA National Vice President, Programs; Attorney, Baute & Tidus LLP; California

18. Jorge Barcelo, HNBA National Treasurer; Manager, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services; California

19. Cynthia Mares, HNBA National Secretary; Assistant Regulation Counsel, Colorado Supreme Court; Colorado

20. Ricardo Aponte-Parsi, HNBA National Vice President, Sections and Committees; Law Office of Ricardo Aponte-Parsi; Puerto Rico

21. Liz Lopez, HNBA National Vice President, External Affairs; Washington, D.C.

22. Jacquelynn Ruiz, HNBA National Vice President of Membership; Wisconsin

HNBA SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS

23. Honorable Francisca Cota, HNBA Judicial Council Co-Liasion; Arizona

24. Melisa Lopez-Franzen, HNBA Young Lawyers Division Representative, Past President (HNBA Affiliate); Senior Specialist, Government Affairs, Past MHBA President, Target; Minnesota

HNBA REGIONAL PRESIDENTS

25. Roberta Limongui-Ruiz, HNBA President Region I (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)

26. Rafael Zahralddin-Aravena, HNBA President Region IV (DE, PA)

27. Hannah Breshin-Otero, HNBA President Region V (DC, MD, VA, WV)

28. Hada de Varona Houlsee, HNBA President Region VI (NC, SC)

29. Rolando Bascumbe, HNBA President Region VII (AL, GA, MS)

30. Leonardo Castro, HNBA President Region XI (IA, MN, NO, ND, DC)

31. David Maldonado, HNBA President Region XII (AR, LA, OK, TX)

32. Meshach Rhoades, HNBA President Region XIII (CO, KS, NE, WY)

33. Lizzette Alameda-Zubey, HNBA President Region XIV (AZ, NV)

34. Christina Vigil, HNBA President Region XV (NM, UT)

35. Jesse Valdez, HNBA President Region XVI (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA)

36. Helen Santana, HNBA President Region XVII (Northern California and Hawaii)

37. Donald Urrabazo, HNBA President Region XVIII (Southern CA)

38. Richard Graffam, HNBA President Region XIX (PR and the U.S. Virgin Islands)

HNBA DEPUTY REGIONAL PRESIDENTS

39. Ed Lanza, HNBA Deputy President Region IV (DE, PA)

40. Lorena Ahumada, HNBA Deputy President Region IV (DE, PA)

41. Tom Warnock, HNBA Deputy President Region IV (DE, PA)

42. Awilda Marquez, HNBA Deputy Regional President Region V (DC, MD, VA, WV)

43. Leticia M. Padilla Morales, HNBA Deputy President Region VI (NC, SC)

44. Jude Cisneros, HNBA Deputy President Region XII (AR, LA, OK, TX)

45. Karen Perez, HNBA Deputy President Region XIII (CO, KS, NE, WY)

46. Alejandro Menchaca, Deputy President Region IX (IL, IN, MI, WI)

47. Javier Garcia, HNBA Deputy President Region XVI (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA)

48. Kevin Diaz, HNBA Deputy President Region XVI (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA)

49. Michael Aparicio, HNBA Deputy President Region XVII (Northern CA, HI)

50. Krista Contino-Krahn, HNBA Deputy President Region XVII (Southern CA)

51. Javier Rivera, HNBA Deputy President Region XVII (Southern CA)

52. Susana Gonzales, HNBA Deputy President Region XVII (Northern California and Hawaii)

53. Manny Perera, HNBA Deputy President Region XVIII (Southern CA)

54. Eduardo Rivas, HNBA Deputy President Region XVIII (Southern CA)

HNBA PERSONAL ENDORSEMENTS

55. Benny Agosto, Partner, Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend; Co-Editor, HNBA Journal of Law & Policy; Past HNBA President Region XII (AR, LA, OK, TX); Texas

56. Robert Raben, Chair, HNBA Judiciary Committee, Principal & Founder, The Raben Group, LLC; Past President, Hispanic Bar Association of DC (HNBA Affiliate); Washington, DC

57. Suzette Recinos, Chair, HNBA International Business Law Section, Pitney Bowes, CT

58. Judge Lupe Salinas, Chair, HNBA Civil Rights Section, Professor of Law, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, TX

59. Johnny Garza, President, Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (HNBA Affiliate); Attorney, Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend; Texas

60. Martin E. Garza, President, Mexican American Bar Association of Texas (HNBA Affiliate); Partner, K&L Gates; Past HNBA Vice President of External Affairs; Texas

61. Mara Garcia Kaplan, President, Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association (HNBA Affiliate); HNBA representative to the Instituto de Mexicanos en el Exterior; Faegre & Benson, Minnesota

62. Andres W. Lopez, Commissioner, National Museum of the American Latino; The Law Office of Andres W. Lopez P.S.C; Puerto Rico

63. Joaquin Hernandez, past Regional President, Associate, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, WA

64. Louis Lambert, Assistant General Counsel, General Mills, MN

65. Armando Castro, past HNBA Treasurer, Partner, Reed Smith, CA

66. Antonio Arocho, past HNBA Executive Director, Arocho Law Office, DC

67. Prof. Charles Calleros, past HNBA Regional President, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, AZ

68. Ruben DeLeon, past HNBA General Counsel, Partner, DeLeon Law Group PC, TX

69. Nelson Peralta, past MHBA President (HNBA Affiliate), Peralta & Peralta, MN

70. Carolina Lamas, past MHBA President (HNBA Affiliate), Executive Director. Neighborhood Justice Center, Inc., MN

71. Lymari Santana, past MHBA President (HNBA Affiliate), Mack & Santana Law Firm, MN

72. Lorenzo Trujillo, Past HNBA General Counsel; Assistant Dean of Students & Professional Programs, University of Colorado School of Law; Colorado

73. Omar Vargas, PepsiCo Director, Global Policy & Government Affairs; Secretary, The Hispanic National Bar Association Legal Education Fund; Washington, DC

HNBA BAR AFFILIATES

74. Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association

75. Oregon Hispanic Bar Association

76. Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, Inc.

77. Latina/o Bar Association of Washington

78. Mexican American Bar Association of Los Angeles

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