The National Empowering Students Advisory Board

Robert Alanez
Senior Partner
Milagro Communications Group

Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr.
President
United States Hispanic Leadership Institute

Manuel Baca, PhD
Vice President
California Community Colleges Board of Governors

Nora de Hoyos Comstock, Ph.D. President
Las Comadres para las Americas

Maria Contreras-Sweet
Administrator
Small Business Administration

Jorge Corralejo

Dr. Antonio Flores
Executive Director
Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities

Delia Garcia
Sr Liaison, Office of Minority Community Outreach, National Education Association

Dr. Maggie George
President
Diné College, Navajo

Frank D. Gomez
Public Affairs Executive
Educational Testing Service
Ignacio Gomez
Award winning Artist

José Gonzalez
Site Mngr. DC-MD-VA, Thomas Shortman Training Fund, SEIU Local 32BJ Training Fund

Myriam Grajales Hall
Manager for the University of California for News & Information Outreach in Spanish

Jorge Haynes
Director of External Relations
California State University System

Kahseuss Jackson MBA
Economic Development Coordinator Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon

Roy Jasso
Senior Vice President
Wells Fargo Bank

Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch Founder
Educational Achievement Services

Hank Lacayo
State President
Congress of California Seniors

Dr. David P. López
President
National Hispanic University

Josefina López
Award winning Author & Playwright

Alma Martínez
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Theatre & Dance,
Pomona College

Enrique G. Murillo, Jr., PhD
Professor of Education
Cal State University, San Bernardino

Ambassador Julian Nava, PhD Los Angeles Unified School District Board Member (retired)

Esther Novak
CEO, Vanguard Communications

Edward James Olmos
Actor, Director, & Activist

Ed Peña
Past LULAC Nat’l President

Jeff Penichet
President
Bilingual Educational Services

Mayda Prego, Sr.
Counsel, Chevron Africa & Latin America; President, Nat’l Hispanic
Bar Foundation

Maria Quezada
Project 2INSPIRE Director,
California Association for Bilingual Education

Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Journalism Prof., UT School of Journalism; VOCES Oral History Project Director

Francisco C. Rodriguez, Ph.D. Chancellor
Los Angeles Community College District

Tim Ryan, EthnoTech LLC, Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation, Montana

Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.,
Chair, National Indian Gaming
Association,  Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin

Andres Tobar
U. S. Dept. of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education (retired)

Congressman Esteban Torres (retired)

Jesse Torres
CEO, Pan American Bank

John Valdez
Multicultural Studies Professor, Palomar College

Martin Valdez
Vice President, Libreria del Pueblo

Burton Warrington
CEO, Prairie Band LLC
Menominee, Potawtomi, & Ho-Chunk Nations

Kirk Whisler
Publisher
Latino Print Network & WPR Books

Joe Williams, Jr
Commissioner, The Saxman Village of the Chilkat Tribe in Southeast Alaska

Dr. Lea Ybarra
Executive Director, Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth

Gabriel Yazzie,
Department Manager
Kayenta Township, Navajo