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CHCI Alumni Association Central Texas Chapter

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Meet the Central Texas Chapter Alumni Board Members



Marisela Salayandia-Darmanin
Public Policy Fellow 2004-2005
Marisela Salayandia lives in Austin, Texas and works as a Senior Manager in Strategic Partnerships, Legislative and Community Affairs for the PFM Group. Prior to joining the private sector, Marisela led a successful career as a congressional staffer in Washington, DC. She has extensive experience leading corporate engagement strategies that impact government officials, non-profit organizations, and international stakeholders. Marisela is a graduate of The University of Texas Austin.

Vice President:

Anthony Alcoser

Anthony Alcoser
Summer Congressional Internship Program 2003
Anthony Alcoser lives in San Antonio, Texas and is Vice President of Development for St. Mary’s School of Law. Anthony served as a local school board member for nine years and spent the last ten years a development officer in the higher education and non-profit sector. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio and received a Master’s degree from Texas A&M University of San Antonio. 


Clarissa Roman

Clarissa Roman
Public Policy Fellow 2010-2011
Clarissa Ramon lives in San Antonio, Texas where she was born and raised and currently works as Community Impact Manager at Google Fiber San Antonio. After completing her CHCI Fellowship, Clarissa spent several years in the non-profit sector where she advocated for accessible, reliable, and affordable telecommunication networks. Clarissa is a graduate of St. Mary's University.

Programs/Outreach Coordinator

Adrian Kohler

Adriana Kohler
Congressional Internship Program 2005
Adriana Kohler lives in Austin, Texas and is Senior Health Policy Associate for Texans Care for Children. Adriana has extensive experience in the private and nonprofit sector where she has led successful policy and advocacy campaigns at the state and federal level to advance access to affordable health care. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and received her law degree from University of Pennsylvania School of Law, where she served as President of the Latin American Law Students Association.