Our Board

2016-2017 Board of Directors

Executive Committee
Diana Pino, Ph.D., President
President & CEO
Capstone HigherEd ServicesLiza Alzono, President Elect
ED Presidental Affairs/Operations


Bernardo Aldape, III, Secretary
Aldape Legal PLLC

Daniel E. Contreras, Past President
Community Banking District Manager
Wells Fargo

HHF Staff
Linda Flores Olson
Executive Director
Houston Hispanic ForumSineria Rosa
Program Manager
Houston Hispanic Forum
Directors At Large
Debra Andrist, Ph.D.
Chair of Foreign Languages
Sam Houston State UniversityEleuterio (Luther) Villagomez
Chief Operating Officer
George R. Brown Convention CenterGrace Olivares
Director, Community Empowerment
UnivisionJ. Antonio Canales

President and General Manager
TelemundoJeanne Mey Sun, Ph.D.
VP and Global Head of Busniess
Baker Hughes Incorporated

Jeff Fuller
Office of Admissions
University of Houston

Kimberly Penn, B.A., M.A.
President and High Tech Maven

Laura Vinas Jahn
Baylor College of Medicine
Director, Corporate Partnership

Marci Mir, LCSW
Chief Executive Officer
El Centro de Corazόn

Melissa N. Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Chief of Staff
Houston Community College

Ramiro G. Fonseca
College Success Coordinator
Project GRAD Houston

Rey Gonzales, Ph.D.
Universal International Service, Inc.

Ryan Mendez
Senior Associate
Transwestern Houston Multifamily Advisors

Eduardo Aguirre
Dionel Aviles, Ph.D.
Louis A. Bodmer
Dorothy E. F. Caram, Ed.D.
D. V. (Sonny) Flores
Lupe (Champ) Fraga
Hon. Sylvia R. Garcia
Alberto R. Gonzales
Rey Gonzales
Hon. Manuel Leal
Hon. Vidal G. Martinez
Gasper Mir, III
Miguel R. San Juan
Manny Sanchez
Olga Soliz
J. Adan Treviño