Board of Directors

The CHLI Board of Directors is comprised of United States Congressional Members and executives from Fortune 500 corporations, trade associations, and small businesses. The diverse Board of Directors shares their time, talents, and treasure to focus on the vision, mission, and purpose of CHLI. They lead the organization to develop and provide quality programs to prepare, connect and honor leaders.

Board Officers Executive Committee

WordPress Headshot Icons CHLI Staff |

Lincoln Diaz-Balart

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Rep. Henry Cuellar |

Rep. Henry Cuellar (TX)

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Rep. Mario Diaz Balart |

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (FL)

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John Hoel |

John Hoel

Altria Client Services
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CIRCLE Emilio X. Gonzalez 1 |

Emilio X. Gonzalez

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Heather Kennedy |

Heather Kennedy

Chair of Governance Committee
The Home Depot
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Congressional Board Members

Sen. Robert Menendez Circle |

Senator Robert Menendez (NJ)

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Senator Rick Scott Circle |

Senator Rick
Scott (FL)

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Rep. Carlos Gimenez

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CIRCLE Tony Gonzales 1 |

Rep. Tony Gonzales

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Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez Colon Circle |

Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón (PR)

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menendez |

Rep. Rob Menendez

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Rep. David Valadao Circle |

Rep. Darren Soto

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David Valadao web 01 |

Rep. David Valadao

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Corporate Board Members

Circle Honorable Bill Flores |

The Honorable Bill Flores

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Circle Ileana Ros Lehtinen |

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Akin Gump
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Silvia R. Aldana |

Silvia R. Aldana

Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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LaKeitha Anderson |

LaKeitha Anderson

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
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Circle Maria Luisa Boyce 2 1 |

Maria Luisa Boyce

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Yisel Cabrera |

Yisel Cabrera

Ford Motor Company
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Sara Decker

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Circle Omar Franco |

Omar Franco

Becker & Poliakoff
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Javier Gamboa

Business Roundtable
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Circle Downey Magallanes |

Downey Magallanes

BP America
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circle Leo Munoz |

Leo Muñoz

Comcast | NBC Universal | Telemundo
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Claudia Puig

Univision Miami
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Isaac Reyes

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Ilia Rodriguez

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CIRCLE Alexandra Valderrama 1 |

Alexandra Valderrama

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omar vargas |

Omar Vargas

General Motors
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Jennifer Zinicola |

Jennifer Zinicola

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Advisory Council Members

The CHLI Advisory Council members serve in advisory roles to the Board of Directors and President & CEO in organizational development, programmatic support, and strategic advice to advance the objectives of CHLI.

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Tunde Agboke

HP Inc.
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Circle Melissa Alvarado |

Melissa Alvarado

Delta Air Lines
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Linda Auglis web 01 |

Linda Auglis

National Beer Wholesalers Association
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Kristin Bodenstedt

Bacardi North America Corporation
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Circle Kwame Canty |

Kwame Canty

Edison Electric Institute
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German Chullmir

Orel Energy
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Franklin Davis

American Beverage Association
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Circle Joanna Diaz Soffer |

Joanna Diaz Soffer

T-Mobile USA, Inc.
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ezra garret |

Ezra Garrett

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LG |

Lacey Golonka

Molson Coors
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Circle Marc Gonzales |

Marc Gonzales

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Karis Gutter |

Karis Gutter

Corteva Agriscience
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chanele |

Chanelle Hardy

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Robert Harris

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Circle Liz Lopez 1 |

Liz Lopez

Constellation Brands
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CIRCLE Lance Mangum |

Lance Mangum

FedEx Corporation
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martinez |

Jonathan Martinez

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Circle Miguel E. Mendoza |

Miguel E. Mendoza

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Howard Moon

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Ashli Nelson |

Ashli Nelson

McDonald’s Corporation
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FIXED Circle Katherine Rodriguez |

Katherine Rodriguez

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Ricardo Sanchez Ortegon |

Ricardo Sanchez Ortegon

Bristol Myers Squibb
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Ziyan Sears

Berkshire Hathaway Energy
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Jaqueline Serrano

The Walt Disney Company
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gabriel sierra |

Gabriel Sierra

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Sarah Towles

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vargas |

Andy Vargas

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Circle Nora Venegas |

Nora Venegas

Tyson Foods, Inc.
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Circle Mark Williams |

Mark Williams

Ferox Strategies
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diego |

Diego Zambrano

Philip Morris International
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Circle Virginia Zigras 1 |

Virginia Zigras

Charter Communications
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