Board of Directors

Officers (Elected Annually)

President, Arredondo Advisory Group

Victor B Saenz
Victor B. Saenz, PhD
Board Term Expires 2020
Professor & Chair
Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
Executive Director, Project MALES
The University of Texas at Austin


JoAnn Canales
Immediate Past Chair
JoAnn Canales, PhD 
Board Term Expires 2021
Senior Scholar-in-Residence
Council of Graduate Deans

Carmen Martinez-López, PhD
Dean School of Business and Professional Careers

Westchester Community College
State University of New York

Azara Santiago-Rivera

Azara Santiago Rivera, PhD
Professor Emerita
Department of Psychology
Merrimack College


Board Secretary and Executive Director
Lucia Gutierrez, PhD
Board Term Expires 2021
Association Executive
AMC Source






Louis Olivas

Founding President
Loui Olivas, PhD
Board Term Expires 2021
Professor Emeritus, WP Carey School of Business
c/o Arizona State University





 Board Members

Waded Cruzado
Montana State University

Jim Estrada
Jim Estrada, PhD 
Estrada Consulting Group

Edith Fernandez
Associate Vice President
Community Engagement & Diversity Initiatives
Nevada State College

Adriana Flores-Ragade
Social entrepreneur
Podcast Host at LatinxAmerica

Aurora Kamimura

Lecturer and Fellow
Washington University in St. Louis

Tomás Leal
Chief Diversity Officer
Fielding Graduate University

Patricia Pérez
Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies
Coordinator, H&SS Collective for Justice, Equity and Transformation
California State University, Fullerton

Patrick Valdez

Patrick L. Valdez, PhD
Chancellor of Education
The University of New Mexico-Taos

Emeriti & Founding Board Members

William Aguilar
William Aguilar 
Vice President Emeritus
California State University

Norma V. Cantú
Norma V. Cantú
University of Texas at Austin

Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr.
Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr.
Research Professor
Founding Vice President
Research Center
Arizona State University

Mildred García
Mildred García
Association of Colleges & Universities

Dave Gonzales
Dave Gonzales
Retired, Senior Vice President
Western Zone
State Farm Insurance Companies

Virginia González

Virginia González
Counselling Community College

Estela López

Estela López
Senior Associate
Excelencia in Education

Eduardo Padrón

Eduardo Padrón
Miami-Dade College

Ricardo Romo

Ricardo Romo
President, Retired
University of Texas, San Antonio

Emeriti Board Members

Mike Fernandez

Mike Fernandez
Corporate Vice President of Corporate Affairs
Cargill, Inc.

Elizabeth R. Gutierrez

Elizabeth R. Gutierrez
Lumina Foundation 

Lou Monville

Lou Monville
California State University System

Jesús Rengel

Jesús Rangel
Interdisciplinary Research
University of the Incarnate World