Staff Directory

Complete directory of NALEO Educational Fund staff
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Arturo Vargas

Chief Executive Officer

Erica Bernal–Martinez

Chief Operating Officer

Rosalind Gold

Chief Public Policy Officer

Juan C. Vargas

Chief Financial Officer

Amanda Bosquez

Chief Communications Officer


Los Angeles, CA

National Office

Misael Alvarado
Senior Development Manager,
Corporate Relations

Rodrigo Armenta
National Manager for
Information Services

Aly Marie Ashton
Senior Accountant

Elizabeth Barrera 
Accounting Associate

Martha Beall
Membership Services Manager

Adriana Benitez
Program Manager,
Constituency Services

Dorian Caal
Director of Civic Engagement Research – Policy, Research, and Advocacy

Jacqueline Coto
Director of State Civic Engagement Policy – Policy, Research, and Advocacy

Maria F. Fernandez
Administration and Operations Manager

Martha E. González
National Manager for U.S. Citizenship Services

Zaida Gonzalez
Program Manager,
Constituency Services

Abigail Moreno
Project Manager for Development

Karen Nolasco
Program Coordinator – Constituency Services

Jessica Peralta Olivares
Program Coordinator – Constituency Services

Lidia Plascencia Perez
Junior Accounting Associate

Daniel Ramirez
Director of Digital Media

Rosita Ramirez, Ph.D.
National Director of
Constituency Services

Martha Recio
Senior Research Program Manager – Policy, Research, and Advocacy

Yesenia C. Rodrigues
Civic Engagement Program Manager – CA Programs

Alma Siliezar-Perez
Director of Constituency Services & Membership

Marcus Silva
Director of Strategic Communications

Jennifer Spurling
Deputy Director of Development

Rene Vasquez
Information Technology Manager

Cindia Velasco
Director of Constituency Services,
Workforce & Economic Development

Ana Villegas
Executive Assistant & Board Liaison

Angela Weimer 
National Director of Human Resources & Administration

Eagle River, AK

Tania Valencia
Director of Constituency Services – Education


Austin, TX

Jose Carrillo
Senior Director of Constituency Services

Luis Acosta
Communications Manager,
Content Creator (Bilingual)


Charlotte, NC

Armando Cruz-Martinez
Interim Mid-Atlantic Director of Civic Engagement

Houston, TX

Adrian Izaguirre
Interim Texas Director of Civic Engagement

Jacqueline Franco
Regional Civic Engagement Program Coordinator – Texas

Las Vegas, NV

Nicole Schultz
Senior Communications Manager,
Content Creator

Maywood, NJ

Wilson M. Tejeda
Northeast Program Manager

New York, NY

Clemente Mejia
National Operations Manager,
Civic Engagement

Orlando R. Ovalles
Northeast Director of Civic Engagement

Julio C. Rivera
Deputy National Director of Civic Engagement

Juan I. Rosa
National Director of Civic Engagement

Orlando, FL

Jackie Colón
Southeast Director of
Civic Engagement

Nicole M. Ortiz Marrero
Social Media Manager

Phoenix, AZ


Bianca Lucero
Senior Development Manager – Corporate Relations

Santa Fe, NM


Jaimielee Velasquez
Creative Director

Washington, DC

Mario J. Beovides
Director of Policy and
Legislative Affairs

Amanda Bosquez
Chief Communications Officer

Lucas Cabral
Legislative Assistant


Dion Faradonez
Deputy Creative Director

Valerio Martinelli
Legislative Director

Josué Romualdo
Program Manager for
Information Integrity

Hotline Operators

Los Angeles, CA
Yolanda Dominguez
Hector Landaverde
Connie Quintero
Ana Subvado

New York, NY
Jenny Guiracocha