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Members of the Smithsonian National Latino Board


Smithsonian National Latino Board

The Smithsonian National Latino Board is a volunteer advisory board that advises the director of the Smithsonian Latino Center and other Smithsonian leaders. Through its 19 members and alumni network, the National Latino Board members contribute their advice and service through committees and ad hoc working groups. They have shown their extraordinary commitment to philanthropy through gifts and pledges totaling $3.4 million, which fueled the momentum of the Molina Family Latino Gallery campaign. 

Board Members

The Honorable Roel Campos (Chair)
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Washington, D.C.

Margarita “Maggie” Paláu-Hernández (Vice-Chair)
Hernández Ventures
Pasadena, CA

Philip "Phil" Fuentes (Secretary)
Chicago, IL

Joedis "Joe" Ávila
Charlotte, NC

César Báez
Soela Partners, LLC
New York, NY

Álvaro "Al" de Molina
Charlotte, NC

Michael Hausknost
City National Bank
Los Angeles, CA

Ann Serrano López
Moving Target Productions
Woodland Hills, CA

Milagro "Millie" Magid
Magid Realty
Albertson, NY

Dr. Mary Martha Molina Bernadett
The Molina Foundation
Los Angeles, CA

Richard Neri
Schulzman-Neri Foundation
Los Angeles, CA

Carlos Orta
Miami, FL

Christine "Chris" Ortega
Southwest Airlines
San Antonio, TX

Juan Otero
Comcast Corporation
Arlington, VA

Carlos Palomares
SMC Resources
Miami, FL

José Luis Prado
Evans Food Group
Chicago, IL

María Ríos
Nation Waste, Inc.
Houston, TX

Yolanda "Dusty" Stemer
Chesterton, IN

Henry R. Muñoz III (Chairman Emeritus)
Muñoz & Company
San Antonio, TX

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