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CHCI Alumni Association Phoenix Chapter

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Meet the Phoenix Chapter Alumni Board Members


Judith Davila

Judith Davila
Public Policy Fellowship 2009-2010

Judy Dávila is an attorney at the National Labor Relations Board in Phoenix where she practices labor law. Along with serving as the CHCI Alumni Association Phoenix Chapter President, she serves on the board of directors for Los Abogados, Arizona's Hispanic Bar Association. A native of Nogales, Arizona, she graduated from the University of San Diego and the University of Arizona's James E. Rogers College of Law.

Vice President:

Juan Rocha

Juan Rocha
Congressional Internship Program 1998

Juan Rocha is a graduate of the 1998 CHCI Summer Internship Program. He was the Phoenix Chapter President for three years. Juan is a published author and an attorney in private practice. He has appeared on several television and radio programs where he shares his knowledge of the criminal-immigration law with a Spanish-speaking audience.


Rosita Lopez

Daniel Arellano
Congressional Internship Program 2010
Scholar 2011

Daniel Arellano is an attorney in the Phoenix office of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, where he is a member of the firm's litigation practice group. He represents clients in complex commercial disputes, with a focus on appeals and critical motions practice.Before joining the firm, Daniel served as a law clerk to Judge Mary H. Murguia of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to Chief Justice Scott Bales of the Arizona Supreme Court.He graduated from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law with high honors and served as the editor-in-chief of the Arizona Law Review.


Baltazar Hernandez

Baltazar Hernandez
Congressional Internship Program 2014

Baltazar or "Balta" recently graduated from the ASU School of Public Affairs with a degree in Public Policy and a concentration in Business. He has a knack for social justice as a diversity and inclusion trainer. As an impassioned public servant, he currently serves as an AmeriCorps Public Ally with Opportunities for Youth, a collective impact organization that seeks to reduce the rate of youth disconnection in Phoenix through education and career empowerment. Previously, he worked in the D.C. office of Arizona Congressman Ed Pastor. He has studied abroad in France, Germany, and Cuba and has studied foreign policy, statistics, and economics at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He hopes to combine his training in business and public policy in order to contribute to global social change. He is bilingual in Spanish/English and will be receiving training in third-year Russian through the U.S. Department of State's Critical Language Scholarship program in Russia this summer.


Adriana Garcia M.

Adriana Garcia Maximiliano
Congressional Internship Program 2013
Adriana is Legal Partnerships and Volunteer Director at Arizona Legal Women and Youth Services, a community legal center committed to opening the doors to justice to vulnerable children and survivors of trafficking. Adriana is also Arizona State Alumni Coordinator for the New American Leaders Project, a nonprofit focused on identifying and training first and second generation Americans to use their power and influence to run for office. A community organizer by craft, Adriana has worked in Arizona for various political and issue based campaigns since 2011. She is an alumna of Grand Canyon University, the Hispanic Leadership Institute, the New American LeadersProject, and the Leadership Institute at Center for American Progress.