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Washington D.C. – January 17, 2019. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) has announced the new members of its Board of Directors and Advisory Council, as well as the full slate of officers for 2019-2020. Congressman Ruben Gallego will serve as CHCI’s new Chair.

“I am honored to serve as CHCI’s Chair and work alongside the organization’s dedicated staff, alumni, and program participants, as well as our new Board and Advisory Council members,” said Rep. Ruben Gallego. “My goals for CHCI are simple: serve as many young people as possible and support the continued growth of the organization. We are developing the next generation of Latino leaders and cultivating a growing network that is building a stronger and more diverse workforce in our country.”

“We are excited to welcome the 2019-2020 CHCI Board of Directors and Advisory Council. With backgrounds that range from corporate executives, to entrepreneurs, to civic leaders, CHCI counts on the expertise of a remarkable slate of leaders at the top of their professions,” said Domenika Lynch, CHCI President and CEO. “As we continue to strengthen our programs and position CHCI as a center for thought leadership, we feel confident our board and advisory council will continue to take the institute to greater heights.”

A full list of the CHCI Board of Directors and Advisory Council can be found here.

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The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), is the premier Hispanic nonprofit and nonpartisan 501(c)(3) leadership development organization in the country that educates, empowers, and connects Latino youth by providing leadership development programs and educational services. The nonprofit was established in 1978, by three Hispanic Members of Congress to ensure a diverse and inclusive leadership pipeline and is comprised of Hispanic/Latino Members of Congress, nonprofit leaders, and corporate executives guiding the Institution’s mission forward. CHCI directly impacts the lives of more than 1,700 students and young professionals each year through its fellowships, congressional internships, and R2L NextGen program. For more information or to get involved, visit and follow @CHCI on social media.