Former FCC Commissioner Gloria Tristani Joins NHMC
Feb17

Former FCC Commissioner Gloria Tristani Joins NHMC

The National Hispanic Media Coalition announced that former FCC Commissioner Gloria Tristani will be joining NHMC as the new Special Policy Advisor. In this role, Tristani will further NHMC’s work to bridge the digital divide and advocate for responsible media that is inclusive of Latino voices. Ms. Tristani comes to NHMC from Spiegel & McDiarmid LLP, where she represented the interests of clients including noncommercial...

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Milestone | Jack Brown Fmr. Stater Bros CEO Passes
Nov15

Milestone | Jack Brown Fmr. Stater Bros CEO Passes

It is with a heavy heart that Stater Bros. Markets announces the passing of “Our Jack”. Surrounded by his entire family, Jack H. Brown passed away on November 13, 2016 at 10:45 p.m. A native of San Bernardino, California, Brown began his Supermarket career as a box boy at Berk’s Market Spot in San Bernardino at the age of thirteen (13), sparking a sixty-five (65) year career in the grocery industry. Brown was passionate about the...

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Milestone |Fmr. Congressman Torres Retires NLMC
May04

Milestone |Fmr. Congressman Torres Retires NLMC

 Congressman Torres Retires As Chair, Reaffirms Its Leadership And Advocacy Last week former Congressman Esteban Torres (D-CA) retired from his longstanding post as Chair of the National Latino Media Council (NLMC), the most influential Latino media coalition in the nation—comprised of 13 of the largest Latino civil rights and advocacy organizations dedicated to increasing Latino employment in the media industry and improving Latino...

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Lorena Chavez elected Chair of Strawberry Commission
Nov30

Lorena Chavez elected Chair of Strawberry Commission

California Strawberry Commission Elects First Latina Chair of Board of Directors In what is believed to be a first for an agricultural commodity group in California, the California Strawberry Commission announced it has elected a Latina farmer to serve as chair of the commission’s board. A second-generation Mexican-American strawberry farmer from Santa Maria, Lorena Chavez, 50, was unanimously elected to lead the commission for the...

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Oscar Munoz named President/CEO United Airlines
Sep09

Oscar Munoz named President/CEO United Airlines

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) today announced that it has namedas president and chief executive officer. Munoz will also continue to serve on United’s board of directors. The board appointed Henry L. Meyer III, United’s lead independent director, to serve as non-executive chairman of the board of directors. The company also announced that Jeff Smisek has stepped down from his roles as chairman, president and chief...

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NALEO Elects New President and Board Leadership
Jun22

NALEO Elects New President and Board Leadership

Election took place following the organization’s annual conference in Las Vegas, which convened more than 1200 Latino policymakers and leaders from across the country The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) announced the election of its new president, Santa Ana City (Calif.) Councilmember Michele Martinez, officers and board members. The president and board leadership were elected at the...

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