Event Panelists


Round-Table Discussions

Be part of the action and have your voice heard!!!

Learn about the accomplishments and contributions Latinos make to the Quality of Life in the Hudson Valley. A must for everyone concerned with the growth of the region.


Our Distinguished Panelists



Mecca E. Santana; Westchester Medical Center, Vice President Diversity & Community Relations

Wilfredo Morel; Hudson River Health Care Director and member of the Governor’s Task Force on AIDS

Eunice Hoolihan, MD; Family Physician, Medical Director at HRHCARE

Dr. Pedro Torres Jerez; Family Physician, 4Life International

Lina Ducasse-Richardson, United Healthcare


Mariel Fiori; Editor, La Voz magazine,

Humberto y Rocio Maya; Directors, La Super Latina FM radio

Mike Fondacaro; Editor Noticias y Notas

Antonio Flores Lobos; Former Editor Las Noticias

Maffy Malaver; ABClatino, journalist

Community Organizing

Peter Gonzalez; Latinos Unidos

Sandra Salgado; Latinos in Business Succeeding Together

Martha Robles; Rockland Catholic Charities

Fannie Alemán; Westchester Hispanic Chamber

Enrique Rob Lunski, PhD; GET – e360 – ABClatino

Gabriela Owen; Community Organizer


Luis Alvarez; Chairman, Sullivan County Legislature

Karen Mejia; Council member Newburgh,

Milagros Lecuona; Councilmember City of White Plains

Francena Amparo; Dutchess County Legislator

Guillermo Rosa; Deputy Rockland County Executive

Mike Fondacaro; Editor Noticias y Notas


Jose Carrion; Wappinger Falls Superintendent of Schools

Carlos Sanchez; Executive Director, Hudson Valley Regional Bilingual Educations Resource Network

Norma Pereira; Spanish Instructor

Peter Gonzalez; Retired Teacher

Maffy Malaver; Teacher, Woodstock Day School; ABClatino


Magaly Rivera; Mag Advisors

Cecilia Cook; Smart Staffing Group, LLC

Enrique Rob Lunski, PhD; entrepreneur, GET – e360 – ABClatino

Alberto Flores; owner, Toucan Hats factory

Sylvia Rivera; Small Business Administration

Mauricio & Yojanny Martinez; owners, M&Y Accounting &Tax Services

Brenda Luke-Stewart; Internal Revenue Service


Nestor Madalengoitia; Muralist and Community artist

Gerardo Castro; Artist and owner Newburgh Art Supply

Camilo Rojas; Chair Multimedia Dpt., SUNY Dutchess

Fel Santos; Grupo Folcklorico

Elisa Pritzker; International artist, curator