Our Leadership

These dedicated leaders are the catalyst for the change that helps us all LIVE UNITED. 



Mitzi Shannon

Board Chair

Kemp Smith Law


Mitzi Shannon graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1982 and has practiced law with Kemp Smith LLP for the past 33 years.  Mitzi’s area of practice is commercial litigation with an emphasis on construction contracting and litigation matters.


Monica Vargas

Chair Elect

The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus


Oscar Garza


Ethicon Inc. 


Ruben Hernandez


JPMorgan Chase Bank


Janet Aguilar 

Immediate Past Chair

USI Insurance Services


Dr. Armando Aguirre

Region 19 ESC


David Aranda

El Paso Electric Company


Tom Benson 

Helen of Troy


Dr. Roberto Coronado

Federal Reserve Bank, El Paso Branch


Cynthia Conroy

WestStar Bank


Elizabeth Dipp-Metzger

Crown Wealth Strategies 


Dr. Pedro Galaviz

Canutillo ISD


Bertha Gallardo

Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare


Christine Gallegos

Wells Fargo Bank


Eddie Garcia 

Texas Gas Services


Vic Kilby 

UPS Brown 


Forrest Lauher

Community Leader


Crystal Long 



Beto Lopez

University of Texas at El Paso 


Rosemary Marin 

Scott Hulse PC Attorneys at Law


Antonio Martinez

ReadyOne Industries


Joseph McCormack

Western Refining


Bob Moore

El Paso Times


Ross Moore

El Paso Federation of Teachers


Marcela Navarrete

El Paso Water Utilities


Jason Poppe

AT&T DSL Support Call Center


John Quinn 

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Dr


Dr. Jose Manuel de la Rosa

Texas Tech University Health Science Center


Dr. Steven Saldivar

Anthony ISD


Dr. William Serrata

El Paso Community College


Wayne Soza

El Paso Electric Company


Brad Taylor

El Paso Chihuahuas


Juan De La Torre

International Union of Operating Engineers


Omar Villa

Emergence Health Network


Hector Villegas

BBVA Compass Bank


Anita Werner

Community Volunteer


Nathan Worley 

The Hospitals of Providence 


Troy Wyatt

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