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Alumni in Elected & Appointed Office

Luis Ayala
City of Alhambra
Alhambra, CA
1997-1998 CHCI Fellow

Anthony Alcoser
Member- Board of Trustees
Harlandale ISD
San Antonio, Texas
2003 Intern

Ben Cardenas
Member- Board of Education
Montebello Unified School District
Montebello, CA
2002-2003 Fellow

Alejandra Castillo
Member- Board of Trustees
University of the District of Columbia
1992-1993 Fellow

Abel Herrero
State Representative
Texas House of Representatives
1992 Intern

 Liza Rodriguez
Bexar County Court #8
San Antonio, TX
1993-1994 Fellow

José G. Pérez
City of Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI
1996 Intern

Jessie Ulibarri
State Senator
Colorado Senate
2006-2007 Fellow

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CHCI Alumni Events During Hispanic Heritage Month!

The CHCI Alumni Association is proud to present its 2014 series of HHM events

Join thousands from around the country and across the globe in Washington, D.C. for the nation’s premier events commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month—CHCI’s Public Policy Conference, Reyes of Comedy, and Annual Awards Gala


All events will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center unless otherwise noted.


CHCI Alumni Association - Next Generation Professional Development Session: “CHCI Alumni: Millennials Redefining Success”
2:45 pm - 5:00 pm

This session will explore the fastest-growing demographic in the Latino community (and within the CHCI Alumni Association) as they rise to become the leaders of tomorrow, forging new pathways and redefining what “success” means for them. Session participants will hear from renowned experts, engage with a panel of Millennial leaders on how they are achieving success, and take part in a dynamic training led by nationally-recognized leadership expert Shelley Row on Infotuition: Your Key to Complex Decisions in Leadership and Life.”*

Reception in Honor of Chiefs of Staff
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

JP Morgan Chase & Co.
601 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, North Building, Suite 700
*Entrance on Indiana Avenue, NW*

CHCI and CHCI Alumni Association (CHCI-AA), in partnership with the Congressional Hispanic Staff Association (CHSA), are hosting a special reception honoring Congressional Chiefs of Staff who have demonstrated their commitment to promoting diversity on Capitol Hill. The honorees have played a pivotal role in ensuring that young Latinos are hired, offered opportunities to grow, and advance professionally. We congratulate them on their recognition – it takes leaders to bring forth leaders.

RSVP to Christian Arana at carana@chci.org or 202-548-8799.


CHCI Alumni Association Business Meeting (Closed Meeting)
5:15 pm - 7:15 pm

CHCI Alumni Leaders will gather to discuss key issues impacting the network of over 2,900 CHCI Alumni and eight regional chapters around the nation. Alumni are invited to participate either in-person or via remote conference capability. To confirm your participation, RSVP to Christian Arana at carana@chci.org or 202-548-8799.

Reyes of Comedy After-Party: A CHCI Alumni Association Party with a Purpose
9:00 pm - Midnight

Immediately following Reyes of Comedy, join us for the After Party hosted by the CHCI Alumni Association! Party with a Purpose will bring together 200-250 young Latino professionals working on Capitol Hill, the Administration, federal agencies and national nonprofits in Washington, DC.  Others include corporate representatives, national leaders and advocates in town for CHCI’s HHM events.

Tickets for the After Party are $35 if sold separately, or $50 with Reyes of Comedy admission.

Proceeds from the After Party will benefit the CHCI Alumni Association. Buy Your Tickets Now

***Special Recognition will be given to all CHCI Alumni Anniversary Classes: 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009***


CHCI-AA Launches Presidential Appointment Initiative

CHCI and the CHCI Alumni Association (CHCI-AA) are pleased to announce the establishment of a Presidential Appointment Initiative (PAI) that will support the efforts of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) to increase Latino appointment officials at both the federal and state levels to grow the pipeline of Latinos serving our nation.

To learn more and to apply, click here.


Get Involved

There are many ways for CHCI alumni to stay connected, engaged, and involved with CHCI. You can make new friends, establish a new career network, lean new things, and help build a future of the CHCI Alumni Association.



Tap into the CHCI Alumni Association's vast network of Latino leaders across sectors and industries, and engage in valuable networking and lifelong learning opportunities. Click on the CHCI-AA social media links below to get started.



Consider donating to the CHCI Alumni Association to help develop the next generation of Latino leaders. To make a gift online, click here.



Volunteer to be a mentor or review applications for any of our programs: Ready to Lead; R2L Next Gen; Congressional Internships; Graduate and Public Policy Fellowships; Scholarships

To learn more, contact Janet Arias, Senior Manager of Alumni Relations,  at jarias@chci.org or 202-548-8798.