LAYC’s Associate Board is composed of young professionals that focus on developing new corporate and individual donor support, professional development and training opportunities, and a base of volunteers for LAYC. In addition to introducing LAYC to new supporters, networks, and institutions, the LAYC Associate Board coordinates fundraising events to benefit the agency.

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Leadership Committee

Karina Castellanos

University of California, Office of the President

Victor Manzueta

Victor Manzueta
Department of Defense

Joseph “Joe” Gonzalez


Yonatan “Yoni” Barlev

Capital One

Gisela Ariza

Gisela Ariza
Public Relations Officer 
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Alexandra Kramer
Recruitment and Retention Officer
Abt Associates




Amanda Briggs
Urban Institute

Anna Ravindranath
Enterprise Community Partners

Bethlehem Dammlash

Bethlehem Dammlash
First Book

Edith Lopez Estrada
College of American Pathologists (The CAP)

Ethan Dunn
Capital One

Grace May
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Janet Arias-Martinez
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Katharine Lindquist

Kenny Roberts
U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Kynai Johnson
Latin American Youth Center

Lori Mervin
Deloitte Consulting

Lucy Recio
National Association for the Education of Young Children

Sharlene Simon
Food Allergy Research and Education