Board of Directors

UnidosUS's Board is a 24-member body composed of elected officials and representatives of community-based organizations, the corporate sector, and academia. Board members reflect the diversity of Hispanic nationality groups and the geographic distribution of the U.S. Hispanic population. By mandate, the Board must include equal representation of men and women.


 Maria S. Salinas
President and CEO
Los Angeles-Area Chamber of Commerce
Los Angeles, CA
Vice Chair
 Luis Granados
Executive Director
Mission Economic Development Agency
San Francisco, CA
 Maria Cristina Gonzalez Nogueras
Senior Vice President, Global Public Affairs
Estée Lauder Companies
New York, NY
 John Esquivel
Retired Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and Associate General Counsel
Shell Oil Company
Houston, TX
President and CEO Janet Murguía
Washington, DC
 David Adame
President and CEO
Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.
Phoenix, AZ
  Michael Johnson
Johnson Talent Development
Coral Springs, FL
  Arnulfo Manriquez
President and CEO
Chula Vista, CA
  Maria Gabriela Pacheco
Program Director
Miami, FL



Mayra Aguirre
Vice President and Secretary
Hall Family Foundation
Kansas City, MO
 Juan Carlos González
Councilor - District 4
Oregon Metro Council
Portland, OR
Cynthia Aragon
Chief of Staff
Arizona House of Representatives, Democratic Caucus
Phoenix, AZ
 Paul C. Granillo
President and CEO
Inland Empire Economic Partnership
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Maria G. Arias
Chief Executive Officer
Arias Venture, LLC
Denver, CO
 M. Teresa Granillo, Ph.D., MSW
Chief Executive Officer
San Antonio, TX
Ruby Azurdia-Lee
CLUES - Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio
St. Paul, MN
 Frances Messano
Senior Managing Partner
NewSchools Venture Fund
Oakland, CA
Josie Bacallao
President and CEO
Hispanic Unity of Florida, Inc.
Hollywood, FL
 Dr, Ana Ponce
Chief Executive Officer
Great Public Schools Now
Los Angeles, CA
Mauricio Calvo
Executive Director
Latino Memphis
Memphis, TN
 Celena Roldán
Chief Executive Officer
American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois
Chicago, IL
Aida Cardenas
Director of Equity, Climate and Jobs
California Workforce Development Board
Sacramento, CA
 James Rudyk, Jr.
Executive Director 
Northwest Side Housing Center
Chicago, IL
Roy Cosme
Arcos Communications
New York, NY
 Michael Toledo
Executive Director 
The Centro Hispano Daniel Torres
Reading, PA
Enrique Gonzalez, III
Managing Partner
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy
Miami, FL