Executive Board of Directors
Vivian Perez chandler // President
Latino Achievers Director, YMCA NWNC
I'm involved with the Hispanic League because: I am passionate about helping the Hispanic/Latino community utilize the resources available to be successful and help others along the way.
Gabriel Bottazzi // Vice President
CEO, Libott Consultorios
I'm involved in the Hispanic League because it's mission to support youth education and to promote cultural integration is consistent with my values and passion.
Ruby Richter // Treasurer
As a Hispanic woman, I feel obligated to set an example for my family, and also be part of such a great mission Hispanic League seeks to accomplish.
Liz Romo Kelly // Secretary
CFO, Green Light Leasing
The Hispanic League fully supported me to achieve my educational goals and also has shown me the great need in our community to promote education, leadership and to set examples to our upcoming Latino youth.
Board of Directors
Karla Barnes // Marketing COMMITTEE
Sr. Graphic Designer, Inmar
I'm involved with the Hispanic League because I have a passion for education, to encourage people to help others.
Enrique Ramiro Catana //
Community Service Committee
FaithHealth Wake Forest
I am part of this organization because I am passionate about helping others and I support the mission of education. It is a pride to serve and represent my community with respect, dignity and equality for all.
Mauricio Cote // Chair Cultural Committee
Keller Williams Realty
It's a way to help spread our great cultural values. It's a good way to help me grow as a person and as a citizen.
MAURICIO FLORES // FINANCE COMMITTEE
United Health Centers
YESENIA GALVEZ WONG // CO-CHAIR SPANISH NITE COMMITTEE
Carolina Placement Inc.
I believe in its mission; it is rewarding to be part of an organization that is doing great things in our community. It also gives me the opportunity to share and learn in a multicultural environment.
Kurt Gehsmann // finance committee
CFO - Winston-Salem Dash
I have been involved with Hispanic League for approximately 5 years in connection with Fiesta providing inflatables, food booth and assisting with money/ticket collection. I enjoyed working with all the people and when asked to consider being on the Board it just felt right.
LaVon D. Gray // Finance AND Scholarship cOMMITTEE
Project Director for Enrollment Management - Winston-Salem State University
I am involved to make the whole community a better place by improving the lives of Hispanic/Latino through education, health, community inclusion, and multicultural understanding" and I believe in ‘Giving Back’.
David Hough // SPANISH NITE COMMITTEE
David B Hough Law
My membership on the Hispanic League Board serves to maintain such relationships and to share with America the dazzling color and profound depth of Latinos.
Maria Justice // spanish nite & fiesta committees
Retired & Community Volunteer
I'm involved with the Hispanic League because I want to increase education opportunities for Hispanic youth.
DR. JOY McLAUGHLIN // Scholarship committee
Retired & Former Director LEP Programs, Asheboro City Schools
As an educator of many Hispanic students over the years, I came to see the beauty in my students, their cultures and their heritage. The Hispanic League provides an opportunity for students to realize their potential through its mission. I want to continue to support the League in every way possible.
Pauline Morris // Co-chair Scholarship Comittee
We are a very blessed people.
Through the Hispanic League, we can pass it on by working together to create a better future for many in our community.
HEIDI NORIEGA // CHAIR EDUCATION COMMITTEE
I am passionate about building multicultural understanding in our community and generating educational opportunities for our youth, central tenants to the League’s mission and objectives.
REV. FRANCIS RIVERS MEZA // CHAIR COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE
Dept. of Chaplaincy & Clinical Ministries
I will focus efforts on launching and sustaining the new Community Service Committee.
GUILLERMO TORUNO JR. // CHAIR MARKETING COMMITTEE
UNO Translations & Communications LLC
I'm involved with the Hispanic League for the sense of community it provides. Being new to the area, I found the Hispanic League to gain a sense of the language and culture that I missed after leaving my childhood home. I hope to bring my unique perspective to the Hispanic League to improve the quality of life for Hispanics/Latinos in the area that I now call home.