LULAC Virtual Summit 2020

Summit Speakers

Featured Speakers

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Speaker Nancy Pelosi

52nd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Majority Whip James Clyburn

Majority Whip James Clyburn

Representative (D-SC 6th District)
Jill Biden

Jill Biden

Community college professor and former Second Lady of the United States
Senator Tim Kaine

Sen. Tim Kaine

United States Senator from Virginia
Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto

Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto

United States Senator from Nevada
Sen. Carmelo Rios

Sen. Carmelo Rios

Puerto Rico Senate
Julián Castro

Hon. Julian Castro

Former HUD Secretary and Candidate for President
Congresswoman Veronica Escobar

Rep. Veronica Escobar

U.S. Representative for Texas's 16th Congressional District
Rep. Jennifer Gonzalez-Colón

Rep. Jennifer Gonzalez-Colón

Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico
Rep. Jose Meléndez

Rep. Jose Meléndez

Puerto Rico House of Representatives
Rep. Raul Ruiz

Rep. Raul Ruiz

U.S. Representative for California's 36th Congressional District
Representative Darren Soto

Rep. Darren Soto

U.S. Representative for Florida’s 9th District
Rep. Filemon Vela

Rep. Filemon Vela

U.S. Representative for Texas's 34th Congressional District
Nelson Torres Yordan

Nelson Torres Yordan

Mayor of Guayanilla Puerto Rico
Sindy Benavides

Sindy Benavides

LULAC CEO
Alejandra Y. Castillo

Alejandra Y. Castillo

CEO, YWCA USA
Alphonso David

Alphonso David

President of Human Rights Campaign
Domingo Garcia

Domingo Garcia

LULAC National President
Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the Anti-Defamation League

Jonathan Greenblatt

CEO and National Director ADL
Derrick Johnson

Derrick Johnson

President and CEO, NAACP
Lori Montenegro

Lori Montenegro

Bureau Chief for Telemundo’s Washington DC Office
Marc Morial, President and CEO of National Urban League

Marc Morial

President and CEO of National Urban League
Secretary of the U.S. Army Ryan McCarthy

Ryan McCarthy

Secretary of the United States Army
John Quiñones

John Quiñones

Host of What Would You Do?
Amanda Renteria

Amanda Renteria

CEO, Code for America
Geoffrey Starks

Geoffrey Starks

FCC Commissioner

Speakers, Panelists and Moderators

Ruben Barrales

Ruben Barrales

Senior Vice President Wells Fargo
Felipe Benitez

Felipe Benitez

Executive Director Corazón Latino
Laura Berrocal

Laura Berrocal

Vice President of Policy and External Affairs at Charter Communications
Vanessa Cardenas

Vanessa Cardenas

President at CardenasStrategies LLC, Senior Advisor at League of United Latin American Citizens
Ralina Cardona

Ralina Cardona

LULAC National Vice President for the Northeast
Lisa Carrington Firmin, MS, Colonel, USAF Ret

Lisa Carrington Firmin, MS, Colonel, USAF Ret

Associate Provost and UTSA Military Liaison Office of Veteran and Military Affairs The University of Texas at San Antonio
Maurita Coley Flippin

Maurita Coley Flippin

President and CEO The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council
Juanita Constible

Juanita Constible

Senior Advocate, Climate and Health, Climate and Clean Energy Program Natural Resources Defense Council
Mari Corugedo

Mari Corugedo

LULAC Florida State Director
Caroline Sanchez Crozier

Caroline Sanchez Crozier

Chair of LULAC Education Committee
David Cruz

David Cruz

LULAC Director of Communications
Alana Cueto

Alana Cueto

President of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses
Mario Enriquez

Mario Enriquez

Director of Domestic Programs for the LGBTQ Victory Institute
Dr. Ana Gil Garcia

Dr. Ana Gil Garcia

LULAC National Education Committee
Jesse Garcia

Jesse Garcia

LULAC State Director, District of Columbia
Michelle M. Hernández de Fraley Ph.D

Michelle M. Hernández de Fraley Ph.D

Retired Colonel United States Army
Charles Kamasaki

Charles Kamasaki

Senior Cabinet Adviser for UnidosUS
Lindsay Luis

Lindsay Luis

Co-Chair LULAC Environment Committee
Vanessa Luna, Co-Founder & Chief Program Officer, ImmSchools

Vanessa Luna

Co-Founder & Chief Program Officer, ImmSchools
Martin Mendoza, PhD

Martin Mendoza, PhD

Director for the Division of Policy and Data in the U.S. Office of Minority Health
Edgar Monterroso

Edgar R. Monterroso, MD

Senior Epidemiologist on the Emergency Operations Center COVID19 Response at the CDC
Vivian Nava-Schellinger

Vivian Nava-Schellinger

Director, Community Partnerships & Network Activation, National Council on Aging
Joel-Lehi Organista

Joel-Lehi Organista

Co-Chair LULAC Environment Committee
Aracely Panameño

Aracely Panameño

Director of Latino Affairs Center for Responsible Lending
Dr. Melissa Pluguez-Moldavskiy, APRN, FNP-BC

Dr. Melissa Pluguez-Moldavskiy, APRN, FNP-BC

AGACNP-BC, National Association for Hispanic Nurses
Jason Resendez

Jason Resendez

Executive Director, Latinos Against Alzheimer’s
Carrie F. Ricci

Carrie F. Ricci

Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, Retired
Alejandro Roark

Alejandro Roark

Executive Director of the Hispanic Technology & Telecommunications Partnership
Dr. Robert Rodriguez

Dr. Robert Rodriguez

Professor of Emergency Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine
Queta Rodriguez

Queta Rodriguez

Retired Captain United States Marine Corps
Rosa Rosales

Rosa Rosales

48th National President LULAC
Daiquiri Ryan, Esq

Daiquiri Ryan, Esq

Strategic Legal Advisor, and Policy Counsel, National Hispanic Media Coalition
Maria Salazar

Maria Salazar

LGBTQ Chair LULAC
Amirah Sequeira

Amirah Sequeira

Lead Legislative Advocate for National Nurses United
Mike Spigler

Mike Spigler

Vice President of Patient Services and Kidney Disease Education of the American Kidney Fund
Jose Torradas, MD, FACEP

Jose Torradas, MD, FACEP

ER Doctor and Spokesperson, American College of Emergency Physicians
Jannese Torres-Rodriguez

Jannese Torres-Rodriguez

Creator and Host Yo Quiero Dinero Podcast
Claudia Tristan

Claudia Tristan

Immigration Campaign Director, MomsRising/MamásConPoder
Elsie Valdes

Elsie Valdes

National Vice President for Women LULAC
Michael Vazquez

Michael Vazquez

Director of Religion and Faith, HRC Foundation
Abigail Zapote

Abigail Zapote

Executive Director Latinos for a Secure Retirement