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Governor’s Commission on Hispanic Affairs

Commissioners

Patricia Hildt (chair) is an associate manager at Travelers Insurance. She has also held positions in Travelers as the second VP of Claims Strategy and Delivery and second VP of Auto Claims Products and Development. Hildt is an active corporate mentor for INROADS, an organization that creates unique, one-on-one relationships with interns to foster an environment that allows for a great fit with its various corporate partners.

Zaylimar Bocanegra (vice chair) coordinates Latino outreach for The Parents Place of Maryland. The organization helps obtain appropriate education and health care services for children with disabilities; works to improve education and health care for all children; trains and informs parents and professionals on a variety of topics; and connects children with disabilities to community resources that address their needs. Bocanegra has expertise in program development and enforcement and special education advocacy within the mental health field.

Maria D’Arcy works in bilingual community health outreach at the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health Breast Center in Easton, Maryland and is a bilingual advocate and interpreter at For All Seasons, Inc., a rape crisis center, also in Easton.

Christian Licier is currently the assistant principal of Patterson High School in Baltimore, Maryland. Previously, he was an assistant principal of Garrison Middle School, Doris M. Johnson High School, and Afya Public Charter School.

Alexander G. Núñez is the vice president of Governmental and External Affairs for BGE. Mr. Núñez contributes actively to several industry and community organizations. He has represents the company at the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, including on its Legislative, Environment, and Civil Liability Committees. He is a founding member of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

Erick A. Oribio is the president of the Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. As president, he promotes local, national, and international business opportunities in Maryland. Oribio is the owner and publisher of Latin Opinion Baltimore newspaper, where he is responsible for the dissemination of all Hispanic news, media, communications, and marketing.

Miguel Palmeiro is currently the managing partner of the Law Office of Miguel Palmeiro in Montgomery County, Maryland, which specializes in personal injury, family law, and immigration cases.

Carol A. Ramirez is a Georgetown University graduate and 25-year resident of Bethesda, with a wide-ranging background as a small business owner, banker, and volunteer and leader in local community, school, and church organizations.

Liliana Robeson is the founder and CEO of Etnika Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting cultural exhange through art, culture, and education. She also is the president of the International Alliance of Chambers of Commerce, Washington, D.C., and the president and CEO of the Colombian-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Washington, D.C.

Liliana A. Rojas is the founder/owner of IVRB Solutions. IVRB Solutions is certified under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 8a program, and is a source for technical and specialty electrical integration solutions for the U.S. federal government.

David Rosario is president of the Latino Providers Network, which helps to maximize resources in the Latino community through advocacy, education, and networking. He’s also the owner and agent for a State Farm Insurance office in Baltimore.

Miguel Vicente is the executive director of Education-Based Latino Outreach Provide, which provides educational opportunities to help Latino students succeed in school, increases awareness and acceptance of Latino culture in the Baltimore area, and provides opportunities for Latinos and the Baltimore community to share and interact.

Administrative Director
Lorena Rivera

Commission Documents
Executive Order
2013 Annual Report
2012 Annual Report