Leadership


Program

Organization

Each year, a class of approximately 20 individuals, participate in a 12 month Hispanic Chamber Latino Leadership Class. The program enhances the leadership and management skills of Latino leaders to position them to continue their advancement in their employment while also promoting community leadership through volunteerism on public boards and commissions.

Qualifications and Selection

Any Latino who supports the mission of the Hispanic Chamber can apply. Past scholarship recipients of the Hispanic Chamber Scholarships are encouraged to apply. Participants must complete a formal program application and all attachments. Participants are selected on their own merits. The Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber governs the Latino Leadership Program.

Attendance

The Latino Leadership Program requires extensive time, effort and monetary commitment. Attendance at monthly one day session is critical. Class participants are expected to attend all sessions, full time, except in the case of an emergency.

Leadership Program Schedule

  1. May 24 Vancouver Women’s Leader Summit
  2. Oct 26 Latino Leadership Reception

Leadership Program Application

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Who Should Apply?

  • Latinos working in the public or private sector with a desire to create a network of resources
  • Latinos that want to increase their leadership and management skills in a year long program
  • Latinos interested in interacting with experienced community leaders in the public and private sector
  • Latinos with a desire to serve in leadership roles on public and private policy-making bodies

Who Will Present the Information?

  • City, County, and State Elected Officials
  • Faculty from Oregon State, Portland State, and the University of Oregon
  • CEO’s and Executive Managers in the public and private sector

Purpose of the Program

  • Identify Latino leaders and develop their leadership and management skills.
  • Create opportunities for Latino leaders to interact with experienced community leaders
  • Develop a pool of Latino candidates for effective service on policy-making bodies.
  • Create a network of resources for Latino leaders in the public and private sector.

What Will You Learn?

  • Identification of Your Personal Style
  • Leadership Styles & Management Skills
  • How to be a Person of Influence
  • What is the future of Latinos in this country?
  • The Role of Government and Public Policy
  • Economic Overview and International Trade
  • Business and Economic Development
  • The Importance of Philanthropy
  • Cultural Contributions
  • Working with the Media
  • Communication/Problem-Solving Skills
  • How to Coach for Improved Performance
  • Strategic Planning & Project Implementation
  • Presentation and Negotiation Skills
  • What is Upper Management Looking For?
  • Change Acceleration Process (CAP)

How Much Does It Cost?

$2,500 per person for the year long program. Full cost must be paid prior to September 6th. A limited number of scholarships are available.

How Do I Apply?

Download the application below. Submit a completed version to the Chamber no later than May 31 for consideration.  Send applications to info@hmccoregon.com

Download Application

Leadership Program Participants

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Class IX

Class IX:

Ambriz, Juan
Betancourt, Susana
Chavarria, Ariana
Cruz, Dulce Flores
Dittrich, Brenda
Galeana, Carlos
Gallegos, Rodney
Garcia-McMillian, Darilís
 Gonzalez, Henry
Jaramillo, Delfinia
Jimenez, Andres
Martinez, Alejandro
Mendez, Grisel
Neri, Nohemi
Nunez, Dan
 Ochoa, Letecia
Perry, Elizabeth
Perryman, Claudia
Pierce, Shelley
Pinedo, Perla
Queral, Alejandro
Salinas, Victor
Serrano, Monica

Class VIII

Class VIII:

Alva, Daisy
Centurion, Lourdes
Drlik, Aracely
Felipe, Alejandrina
Garcia, Ricardo
Gomez, Barbara
Gomez, Myra
Jimenez, Marysol
 Martinez, Rosa
Moreno, Carlos
Moscoso, Jose
Nichols, Cristabel
Ortiz, Araceli
Ramirez, Alfonso
Rodriguez, Mirasol
San Juan-Corona, Erich
Sanchez-Huggett, Brenda
Santiago, Diana
Schmitt, Ana
Schneider, Patricia
Torres, David
Valladares, Erubiel Villalpando, Jose
Wittig, Veronica

Class VII

Class VII:

Arellano, Miguel
Caro, Arturo
Flores, Gabriel
Frazer, Jaqueline
Garcia, Yvonne
Gregio, Walter
Guzmán, Malaina
Hernandez, Luis
 Marquez, Andrea
Marrón-Molina, Beatrice
Mayorga, Shannon
Meda, Ismael
Medina, Gabriel
Menchaca, Paulina
Messemer, Clarisse
Mitchell-Phillips, Irma
 Montero, Joshua
Ordonez, Ivis
Preciado, Julie
Puga, Claudia
Reyes Andrillon, Michael
Sainz, Leticia
Sanchez, Tania
Valdivi, Gabriela

Class VI

Class VI:

Abdalah, Carolina
Aguillon, Raquel
Campista, Annette
Ceparro, Gisela
Cibrian, Mirna
Garcia, Francisco
Garcia, Jose
House, Michelle
McKinnis, Adriana
Mendoza, Bathshua
Pottenger, Flor
Quiroz, Olivia
Rodriguez, Elizabeth
Rojas, Jose
Rueda, Kevin
Sanchez, Juan
Sandino, Winston
Solis, Patricia
Stubee, Diana
Torres, Jose

Class V

Class V:

Aguilera, Elisa
Arreola, Mayra Gonzalez
Bañuelos, Veronica
Bustamante, Richard
Cortez, Suleima
Demezas, Myriam
Garcia Dennis, DeeAnna
Garcia, Daniel
Garcia, Nancy
Gonzalez, Jose
Guillermo, Maciel
Hesser, Andre
Johnson, Sharon
Madrigal, Marisssa
Matta, Jimmy
Mesquita, Mario
Moreno, Eduardo
Portillo, Joseph
Ruiz, Carmin
Tabra, Jose
Vázquez, Blanca

Class IV

Class IV:

Aceves, Connie
Caballero, Steffany
Cardoso, Armando
Ceballos, Keren
Espinoza, Marco
Ferrán, Nicole
Flores, Robert
Gonzales, Valerie
Green, Stephen
Legaspi-Valverde, Noemi
Lopez, Joaquin
Loret de Mola, Ursula
Maldonado, Maria
Mann, Gabriela
Mendez, Juan
Nevarez, Jane
Norell, Eduardo
Rowe, Pilar
Rubio, Maria Caballero
Sanchez, Olga
Simons, Diana
Vera, Heladio

Class III

Class III:

Almendarez, Angel
Arana, Oscar
Becerra- Radcliff, Madonna
Calderon, Carlos
Castro, Maria
 Cárdenas, John
Ledezma, Daniel
Martinez, Stella
Ocaña, Juan
Carlos Ochoa, Nancy
Perdomo, Maria
Eugenia Perezchica, Carmen
Rios, Ronston
Sosa, Johana
Vincent, Tammie

Class II

Class II:

Alvarez, Henry
Bernal, Oswaldo
Delascio, Blas
Jáuregui Benson, A. Ruth
Lopez, Elizabeth
Marquez, Jerardo
Medina, Elaina
Murillo, Ninfa
Nunez, Veronika
Ochoa, Gerardo
Reina, Sandy
Rivas-Vandersanden, Tammy
Salguiero, Yolonda
Torres, Daniel
Trevino, Sam

Class I

Class I:

Aragon, Amy
Ayala, George
Brown, Anthony
Castillo Carlos, Annabelle
Castillo, Gale
Colon Montesi, Jonath
Davis, Stephanie
Guzman, Isaias
Montanez Petty, Jerry
Nunez, Celia
Rubio, Carmen
Urrutia Potter, MaryAnn
Valenzuela, Veronica