LEA Board


Community Organizers:

Community Advisors:


Roland Palencia 


Stephen Chavez 

Ché Juan Ruddell-Tabisola
CRT Collaborations*

Elena Popp, Esq.
Law Offices of Elena Popp*

*For information purpose only

Board Members:

Ari Gutierrez, MBA

  • Co-Chair, Latino Equality Alliance
  • Founding Board Member, HONOR PAC
  • Daily Journal Corporation, Director of Government Advertising*
Eddie Martinez
  • Co-Chair, Latino Equality Alliance
  • Associate Director, The Wall/Las Memorias Project
Veronica Macias

Treasurer, Latino Equality Alliance

Bridgett Gonzales
 Latino Equality Alliance
Alfredo Lee Escudero
  • Communications Chair, Latino Equality Alliance
  • First 5*
Suyapa G. Portillo Villeda, PHD
  • Education Committee, Latino Equality Alliance
  • Co-founder of Gamba Adisa, a queer women, gender non-conforming, and trans people of color collective
Lester Aponte, Esq.
  • Advocacy Chair, Latino Equality Alliance
  • Board Member, Stonewall Democratic Club
  • Love Honor Cherish

Omar Pichardo

  • Youth Chair, Latino Equality Alliance