Latino Advisory Commission

To advise the Baker-Polito Administration on issues relating to the economic prosperity and well-being of the Commonwealth’s Latino community.

About us

Members of the Commission include gubernatorial appointees with varying roles in many community, professional and non-profit organizations and represent a group diverse in gender, race, industry, region, age and education. The Commission is tasked with delivering a report with various recommendations on each of three selected priorities that promote the Latino community’s economic prosperity & well-being every two years.

Latino Advisory Commission Announces First Set of Priorities and Recommendations 10.23.2018

PHOTOS | PRESS RELEASE | REPORT

Latino Advisory Commission Members

Well-Being Committee

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  • Lead Facilitator

    Juan Lopera

    Vice President of Business Diversity, Tufts Health Plan

  • Co-Lead

    Alberto Vasallo

    President and CEO, El Mundo Newspaper

  • Co-Lead

    Vanessa Otero

    Chief Operating Officer, Partners for Community

  • Patty Diaz-Andrade

    Founding Executive Director, OneGoal Massachusetts

  • Aixa Beauchamp

    President, Beauchamp & Associates

  • Vetto Casado

    Executive Director, Small Can Be Big Inc.

  • Regla Gonzalez

    Vice President, League of United Latin American Citizens

  • Lazaro Lopez

    Senior Manager, Boston One Fiber PMO/Staff, Verizon

  • Monica Lowell

    Vice President, UMass Memorial Health Care

  • Marcela Aldaz-Matos

    Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Partners Healthcare

  • Sonia Pope

    Principal, Holyoke Community Charter School

  • Mary Skelton Roberts

    Senior Program Office for Environment, Barr Foundation

  • Nahir Torres

    Program Officer, Teen Development, The Hyams Foundation

  • Francisco Surillo

    Adult ESOL Specialist, Lawrence Public Schools

Economic Prosperity Committee

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  • Lead Facilitator

    Carolina Avellaneda

    Director of Governance, UMass Office of the President

  • Co-Lead

    Rene Jarquin

    Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Single Point Partners

  • Co-Lead

    Juan Carlos Morales

    Founder, Surfside Capital Advisors

  • Carmen Aguilar

    Dean, Workforce & Community Education, Bristol Community College

  • Eric Batista

    Chief of Operations & Project Manager, Worcester City Manager Office

  • Javier Cevallos

    President of Framingham State University

  • Albie Alvarez Cote

    Director of The Financial Education Institute

  • Dexie Garcia

    Senior Compliance Analyst, JP Morgan Chase

  • Yvonne Garcia

    Senior Vice President, Investment Manager Service, State Street

  • Samalid M. Hogan

    Director, Western MA Regional Officer, MA Small Business Center

  • Enna Jimenez

    Vice President and Quality Engineering Director, Eastern Bank

  • Daniel Rivera

    Mayor of Lawrence

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Recent news & announcements from Latino Advisory Commission

Press Release

Latino Advisory Commission Announces First Set of Priorities and Recommendations 

10/23/2018 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Press Release

Baker-Polito Administration Establishes Latino Advisory Commission 

7/10/2017 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

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