Executive Board of Directors

GUATEMALA

GUATEMALA

Vivian Perez //  President

Director Latino YMCA of 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.

 
HONDURAS

HONDURAS

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. 

 
 
PUERTO RICO

PUERTO RICO

Ruby Richter // Treasurer

BB&T

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.

 
COLOMBIA

COLOMBIA

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

 

MEXICO

MEXICO

MEXICO

MEXICO

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

 

 
COLOMBIA

COLOMBIA

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.

MEXICO

MEXICO

MAURICIO FLORES // FINANCE COMMITTEE

United Health Centers

 
GUATEMALA

GUATEMALA

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.

USA

USA

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.

 
USA

USA

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’.

USA

USA

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.

 
Mexico

Mexico

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.  

USA

USA

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.

 
COTE D'IVOIRE

COTE D'IVOIRE

Pauline Morris // Co-chair Scholarship Comittee

Retired Educator

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.

 

PERU

PERU

HEIDI NORIEGA // CHAIR EDUCATION COMMITTEE

HanesBrands Inc. 

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.  

 
MEXICO

MEXICO

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.

 

MEXICO

MEXICO

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.

 
USA

USA

diane walker // fiesta committee

Winston-Salem State University