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New Leaders Council

Welcome New Board Members!

Join us in welcoming our new Executive Board and board committee members of the 2016-2017 year!

(Not pictured: Paul Escobar, Chris Gonzales, and Matthew Quevedo)


We met had a productive and insightful board retreat in August, envisioning the upcoming year and planning for Selections, Institute, Alumni engagement and Communications. We are grateful for the support and dedication of outgoing executive and advisory board members, and we look forward to engaging continuing and new board members. To learn more about our board members, see their biographies. 


Executive Board

Anthony Piñeda ('12), Co-Director

Yan Yin Choy ('15), Co-Director

Louis Barocio ('15), Institute Chair

Dora Maria Silva (‘16), Institute Co-Chair

Daisy Barocio, Alumni Experience Co-Chair

Ana Lucrecia Rivera ('16), Alumni Experience Co-Chair


Anna Schlotz ('11), Alumni Experience Co-Chair

Mario Lopez, ('16) Selections Co-Chair

Christian Valdez ('16), Selections Co-Chair

Annie Adams ('16), External Communications Chair


Board Committee Members

Paul Escobar (‘16), Institute Committee Member

Chris Gonzales, ('16), Selections Committee Member

Viviane Nguyen (‘16), Selections Committee Member

Matthew Quevedo ('16), External Communications Committee Member


Advisory Board

Ash Kalra, Advisory Board Honorary Chair

Councilmember, San José City Council


Kalen Gallagher

Entrepreneur, Slay

Trustee, Campbell Union High School District


Reeta Sharma

Legal Operations, Nimble Storage


Carlos Jiménez ('13)

Director of Diversity Outreach, Bellarmine College Preparatory


Richard Nguyen ('13)

Management Analyst, Santa Clara Valley Water District


Yacanex Posadas ('13)

Small Business Advisory, Small Business Development Center


Angelica Ramos ('11)


Alex Shoor ('13)

Director of Government Affairs, Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY)


Mia White

Financial Analyst, Zendesk


Lisset Nevárez ('13)

Staff Recruiting Manager, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.

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