Board of Directors

  • Ms. Catalina Velarde, Board Chair – Immigration Attorney
  • Ms. Judith Paulette, 1st Vice-Chair – City of Overland Park
  • Mr. Jorge Flores, 2nd Vice Chair – Northwestern Mutual
  • Dr. Edward Kremer, Treasurer – Kansas City Kansas Community College
  • Ms. Katia Munson, Secretary – Community Volunteer
  • Ms. Carmelita Bahamonde – Mid Continent Public Library
  • Mr. Lucas Behrens – Technology Group Solutions
  • Dr. Nozella Brown – K-State Research & Extension
  • Ms. Dachia Busch – Metropolitan Community College Kansas
  • Dr. Gene T. Chavez – Webster University
  • Dr. Alicia Dickens – Metropolitan Community College Kansas
  • Mr. Erik Erazo – Olathe Schools
  • Mr. Fabian Gayosso – Reece-Nichols Real Estate
  • Ms. Ellen Hanson – Community Volunteer
  • Ms. Marielena Marroquin – Swope Health Center
  • Mr. Christopher Munoz – Kansas City Kansas Community College
  • Mr. John D. Rios – Past Board Chair, Retired Community Volunteer
  • Fr. Oswaldo Sandoval – St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
  • Mr. Art Silva – Hallmark Cards
  • Mr. Greg Valdovino – Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
  • Mr. Jonathan Westbrook – Kansas City, Kansas Police Department