Liz Lopez – Endorsements

July 14, 2011

ENDORSEMENTS FOR LIZ LOPEZ CANDIDATE FOR HNBA NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP

Dear HNBA Members,

I am running for re-election as HNBA National Vice President of Membership.  As of July 13, 2011, I have received the enthusiastic endorsement of 7 HNBA Affiliates and 118 HNBA leaders, including 8 Past HNBA National Presidents; 8 HNBA Latina Commissioners; 30 HNBA Board of Governors Members; and 63 HNBA Personal Endorsements.  I have earned their support through my five years of service on the HNBA Board of Governors, including my leadership as HNBA National Vice President of Membership (2010 to present); HNBA National Vice President of External Affairs (2008-2010); HNBA Region V President (2006-2008); and HNBA Legislative Day and Capital Awards Dinner Co-Chair (2008, 2009, & 2010).

HNBA AFFILIATES (7)

1. Hispanic Bar Association of DC (HBA-DC)
2. Latina/o Bar Association of Washington (LBAW)
3. Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys (MAHA)
4. Mexican American Bar Association of Houston (MABA)
5. Mexican American Bar Association of Los Angeles County (MABA)
6. New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association (NMHBA)
7. Oregon Hispanic Bar Association (OHBA)

PAST HNBA NATIONAL PRESIDENTS (8)

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

9. Gilbert Casellas, Past HNBA President, 1984-1985; HNBA Lifetime Member;
Maryland

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

11. Jose Gaitan, Past HNBA President, 1995-1996; HNBA Lifetime Member; Member,
The Gaitan Group, PLLC; Washington

12. Mark Gallegos, Past HNBA President, 1988-1989; HNBA Legal and Education
Fund Board Member; Florida

13. Angel Gomez, Past HNBA President, 2000-2001; HNBA Lifetime Member;
President, AG Gomez Consulting, LLC; Illinois

14. Roman D. Hernandez, Past HNBA President, 2009-2010; Washington

15. Carlos Ortiz, Past HNBA President, 1992-1993; HNBA Lifetime Member; General
Counsel, Goya Foods; New Jersey

PAST NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (4)

16. Ivette Alvarez, HNBA National Vice President, Membership (2008-2009); Past
President, Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey; Counsel, Eihorn, Harris, Ascher,
Barbarito & Frost P.C.; New Jersey

17. Martin E. Garza, HNBA National Vice President, External Affairs (2006-2007);
Past President, Mexican American Bar Association of Texas; Partner, K&L Gates;
Texas

18. Michael Sillyman, HNBA National Vice President, Membership (1995-1999);
Partner, Kutak Rock, LLP; Arizona

19. Lorenzo Trujillo, Past HNBA General Counsel (2006-2007); Attorney, Sherman &
Howard LLC; Colorado

HNBA BOARD OF GOVERNORS (30)

20. Lorena E. Ahumada, HNBA Deputy President Region IV (DE, PA); Pennsylvania

21. Ricardo Aponte-Parsi, HNBA National Vice President, Committees; 2007 HNBA
National Convention Chair; Law Office of Ricardo Aponte-Parsi; Puerto Rico

22. Rolando Bascumbe, HNBA President Region VII (AL, GA, MS); Georgia

23. Hannah Breshin-Otero, HNBA President Region V (D.C., MD, VA, WV);
Washington, D.C.

24. Edward Carlson, HNBA Law Student Division President; Colorado

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

26. Roxie De Santiago, HNBA Deputy President Region XV (NM, UT); New Mexico

27. Kevin Diaz, HNBA Deputy President Region XVI (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA); HNBA
Lifetime Member; Oregon

28. Charles Garcia, HNBA Deputy President Region XV (NM); New Mexico

29. Susana Gonzales, HNBA Deputy President Region XVII (Northern CA, HI);
California

30. Richard Graffam, HNBA President Region XIX (PR and the U.S. Virgin Islands);
Puerto Rico

31. Ed Lanza, HNBA President Region IV (DE, PA); Pennsylvania

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

33. Andres W. Lopez, HNBA Deputy President Region XIX (PR and the U.S. Virgin
Islands); HNBA Lifetime Member; Commissioner, National Museum of
the American Latino; The Law Office of Andres W. Lopez P.S.C; Puerto Rico

34. David Maldonado, HNBA President Region XII (AR, LA, OK, TX); Texas

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

36. Alexandria Mihalcik, HNBA Deputy President Region V (D.C., MD, VA, WV);
Washington, D.C.

37. Leticia Padilla Morales, HNBA President Region VI (NC, SC); North Carolina

38. Manny Perera, HNBA Deputy President Region XVIII (Southern CA); California

39. Meshach Rhoades, HNBA President Region XIII (CO); Colorado

40. Eduardo Rivas, HNBA Deputy President Region XVIII (Southern CA); California

41. Javier Rivera, HNBA Deputy President Region XVII (Southern CA); California

42. Helen Santana, HNBA President Region XVII (Northern CA, HI); California

43. Frank Santilli, HNBA President Region IX (IL, IN, MI, WI); Illinois

44. Daniel Santos, HNBA Deputy President Region V (D.C., MD, VA, WV); Virgina

45. Donald Urrabazo, HNBA President Region XVII (Southern CA); California

46. Jesse Valdez, HNBA President Region XVI (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA); Washington

47. Hada de Varona Haulsee, HNBA Deputy President Region VI (NC, SC); North
Carolina

48. Christina Vigil, HNBA President Region XV (NM, UT); New Mexico

49. Tom Warnock, HNBA Deputy President Region IV (DE, PA); Delaware

HNBA COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF LATINAS IN THE PROFESSION
2010-2011 & HNBA/ACC Leadership Program* (13)

50. Josefina Fernandez McEvoy, Co-Chair HNBA Latina Commission; Board
Member, HNBA Legal and Education Fund; NJ Capital Advisors; California*

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

52. Maria E. Gonzalez Knavel, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Wisconsin*

53. Rosa Gonzalez, HNBA Commissioner; TX Family Advocates; Texas

54. Marcella Harshbarger, Corporate Counsel, France Telecom North America;
Washington, D.C.*

55. Monica MacGregor, HNBA Commissioner; Director, Alvarez & Marsal LLC;
Washington, D.C.*

56. Marie Masson, Partner, Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.; Florida*

57. Niza Motola, Special Counsel, Littler Mendelson; Florida*

58. Carrie Ricci, HNBA Commissioner; Virginia

59. Eneida Roman, HNBA Commissioner; Roman Law Office; Massachusetts*

60. Lourdes Sanchez Ridge, Partner, Thorp Reed & Armstrong LLP; Pennsylvania*

61. Mercedes Sellek, HNBA Commissioner; Partner, Abadin Cook; Florida*

62. Fradyn Suarez, Associate, Mayor Brown; New York*

HNBA PERSONAL ENDORSEMENTS (63)

63. Lizzette Alameda-Zubey, Past HNBA President Region XIV (AZ, NV); Arizona

64. Cristina Antelo, Principal, Podesta Group; Washington, D.C.

65. Luis Antonetti, Goldman, Antonetti & Cordova, P.S.C.; Puerto Rico

66. Michael Aparicio, Past HNBA Deputy President Region XVII (Northern CA, HI);
Senior Associate, Orrick; California

67. Lester F. Aponte, Past Chair, HNBA LGBT Committee; HNBA Lifetime Member;
Attorney, Bate, Peterson, Deacon, Zinn & Young, LLP; California

68. Veronica Arechederra-Hall, Past HNBA Commissioner; Partner, Jackson Lewis;
Nevada

69. Antonio Arocho, Past HNBA Executive Director; Arocho Law Firm; Washington,
D.C.

70. Alejandro Badillo, Associate, Jones Day; Washington, D.C.

71. Rick Barrera, Counsel, The Malhotra Law Firm and Partner in the New Mexico firm
of Buckingham & Barrera; Texas

72. Carlos A. Calderon, Virginia

73. Prof. Charles Calleros, Past HNBA President Region XIV (AZ, NV); ASU Sandra
Day O’Connor College of Law; Arizona

74. A. Fernando Carpio, Past HNBA Deputy President Region V (D.C., MD, 
VA, WV); Maryland

75. Rogelio J. Carrasquillo, Counsel, Gibbons P.C.; New York

76. Juan Cartagena, PRLDEF President & General Counsel; New York

77. Brian Castro, Committee Member, ABA Presidential Commission on Hispanic
Legal Rights and Responsibilities; Washington, D.C.

78. Francisco Castro, Counsel, McAndrews Held & Malloy Ltd.; Illinois

79. Jorge Castro, Past Board Member, Hispanic Bar Association of D.C.; Washington,
D.C.

80. Marta Chou, Of Counsel, Barnes & Thornburg LLP; Minneapolis

81. Edgar Class, Special Counsel, Wiley Rein LLC; Washington, D.C.

82. Graciela Cowger, President, Oregon Hispanic Bar Association; Attorney,
Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP; Oregon

83. Brandon Declet, Past HNBA Legislative Day and Capital Awards Dinner Committee
Member; Vice President, McAllister & Quinn; Washington, D.C.

84. Camilo Echevarria, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; California

85. Katia Fano, Attorney, IRS Office of the Chief Counsel; Washington, D.C.

86. Laura V. Farber, Attorney, Han & Han LLP; California

87. Carmen Feliciano, Past HNBA Executive Director; Washington, D.C.

88. Monica Fuentes, Legal and Policy Advisor, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce;
Washington, D.C.

89. Armando Gamboa, Vice President & Corporate Counsel, Prudential Insurance Company of America; Illinois

90. Javier Garcia, Past HNBA Deputy Regional President XVI (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA);
Associate, Perkins Coie LLP; Washington

91. Johnny Garza, President, Hispanic Bar Association of Houston; Partner; Adame
& Associates; Texas

92. Loretta Garcia, Past Hispanic Bar Association of D.C. President; Maryland

93. Mara Garcia Kaplan, HNBA Liasion to El Instituto de Mexicanos en el Exterior;
Corporate Counsel, Target Corporation; Minnesota

94. Boris Gaviria, Associate, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; Past Board Member,
Washington Latina/o Bar Association of Washington; Washington

95. Emilio Gonzalez, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; California

96. Eric Gutierrez, Legislative and Public Policy Director, National Employment
Lawyers Association; Past HNBA Deputy President Region V (D.C., MD, VA, WV);
Washington, D.C.

97. Robert Harnais, Past President, Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys
(MAHA); Partner, Mahoney, Diamond & Harnais; Massachusetts

98. Joaquin Hernandez, Past HNBA Regional President XVI (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA);
Attorney, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt; Washington

99. John Huerta, HNBA Lifetime Member; Former General Counsel, Smithsonian
Institute; Washington, D.C.

100. Roland Hughes, Past President, Massachusetts Association of Hispanic
Attorneys (MAHA); Massachusetts

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

102. Leopoldo Lastre, Past President, Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois; Illinois

103. Orlando Lopez, Partner, Burns & Levison LLP; Massachusetts

104. Poli A. Marmolejos, Director, US Department of Energy, Office of Civil Rights and
Diversity; Washington, D.C.

105. Awilda Marquez, Past HNBA Deputy President Region V (D.C., MD, VA, WV);
Colorado

106. Joseph Matta, President, Mexican American Bar Association of Houston;
Attorney, Schirmeister Diaz-Arrastia Brem LLP; Texas

107. Jacqueline McCain, HNBA Lifetime Member; Associate Counsel, U.S. Department
of the Navy; Virginia

108. Martin Montes, Manager & Assistant General Counsel, Exelon; Illinois

109. Joe Nunez, Senior Group Counsel, Target Corporation; Minnesota

110. Zinelle October, Associate Director for Students Chapters, American Constitution
Society; Washington, D.C.

111. Frank Orellana, Counsel, Global Contracts, Policy and Compliance, Chevron;
California

112. Marianela Peralta, Past President, Hispanic Bar Association of D.C.; Senior
Counsel, Hilton Worldwide; Virginia

113. Ephraim del Pozo, Past President, Mexican American Bar Association of Houston;
Partner, Porter & Hedges, LLP; Texas

114. Robert Raben, Past President, Hispanic Bar Association of D.C.; Principal &
Founder, The Raben Group, LLC; Washington, D.C.

115. Oscar Ramirez, Principal, Podesta Group; Washington, D.C.

116. Allison Rhodes, Partner, Hinshaw & Cubertson LLP; Oregon

117. Estuardo Rodriguez, Principal, The Raben Group, LLC; Washington, D.C.

118. Susan Santana; Past President, Hispanic Bar Association of D.C.; Board Member,
HNBA Legal and Education Fund; Assistant Vice President, Federal Relations,
AT&T; Washington, D.C.

119. Salvador P. Simao, HNBA Lifetime Member; Partner, McCarter & English LLP;
New Jersey

120. Evelyn Suarez, Partner, Williams Mullen; Washington, D.C.

121. Omar Vargas, Past Vice President of Membership, Hispanic Bar Association of
D.C.; Secretary, HNBA Legal and Education Fund; PepsiCo Director, Global Policy & Government Affairs; Washington, D.C.

122. Moises Vela, Jr., Partner, Holland & Knight; Washington, D.C.

123. Stephen Vina, Past HNBA Deputy Regional President (D.C., MD, VA, WV);
Washington, D.C.

124. Dominic Vorv, Past President, Maryland Hispanic Bar Association; Maryland

125. Rafael Zahralddin-Aravena, Past HNBA President Region IV (DE, PA); Managing Shareholder, Elliot Greenleaf; Delaware

Updated July 14, 2011