Teams

SLI Junta Directiva

The SLI Board of Directors provides organizational governance and program leadership. 100% of board members support SLI financially each year.

Fawn-Amber Montoya, Ph.D.
Chair

Associate Dean
James Madison University Honors College

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Jason Good, Ph.D.
Immediate past chair

Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing
Ringling College of Art and Design

Sarasota, Florida

Steve Burkholder
Treasurer

Financial Consultant
Everence Financial

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Brent Holsinger
Secretary

President and Founder
On the Road Collaborative

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Carlos Alemán, Ph.D.

SLI Program Director

Associate Professor of Communication Studies
James Madison University

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Cecilia Barbosa, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.C.P.

Founder and Principal
cBe consulting

Richmond, Virginia

Hannah Bowman Hrasky

SLI Program Director

English Teacher
Harrisonburg High School

Staunton, Virginia

Lisette Carbajal

State and Local Government Affairs
Capital One

Richmond, Virginia

Hector Cendejas, MSW, Ed.M.

Family Reunification Program Director, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington
Adjunct faculty, George Mason University
Adjunct faculty, University of Maryland Baltimore
Community-embedded faculty, Virginia Commonwealth University

Manassas Park, Virginia

 

Diana Patterson

Owner, DSP Services, LLC

Virginia Latino Advisory Board

Winchester, Virginia

Bryan Pearce-Gonzales, Ph.D.

Professor of Hispanic Studies
Shenandoah University

Winchester, Virginia

Christopher von Rueden, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Leadership Studies
University of Richmond

Richmond, Virginia

Veronique N. Walker, Ed.D., L.P.C., N.C.C.

Equity and Family Empowerment Coordinator
Winchester Public Schools

Martinsburg, West Virginia

Sylvia Whitney Beitzel

Host
WMRA

Harrisonburg, Virginia

SLI Comité Asesor

The SLI Advisory Council advances the expansion of SLI’s network of supporters and advocates to promote SLI’s long-term fiscal sustainability and growth, for the benefit of SLI scholars, through Council members’ experiences, expertise, and social leadership. 

Amelia Castañeda

Welcome Center and Family Advocacy Coordinator 
Richmond Public Schools

Richmond, Virginia

Sal Romero, Jr.

Director of Equity and Community Engagement
Harrisonburg City Public Schools

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Lyons Sanchezconcha

Educator
Richmond Public Schools

Virginia Latino Advisory Board
Virginia College Access Network
Asian Latino Solidarity Alliance

Richmond, Virginia

Jeremy Spilman

Market President, Valley Region
Blue Ridge Bank

Harrisonburg, Virginia

SLI Directores de Programas

Carlos Alemán, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication Studies
James Madison University

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Dahlia Ashford

Assistant Dean of Students for Diversity, Inclusion, and Residential Services
Shenandoah University

Winchester, Virginia

Hannah Bowman Hrasky

Teacher of English
Harrisonburg High School

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Ileana Escalante

Spanish Teacher
Latinos Unidos Co-Sponsor
John Handley High School

Winchester, Virginia

Ruth Espinoza de Arteaga

Spanish Teacher
Latinos Unidos Co-Sponsor
John Handley High School

Winchester, Virginia

SLI Personnel

Stephania Cervantes
Managing Director

[email protected]
540-466-3233

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Christopher Clymer Kurtz
Director of Development

[email protected]
(540) 212-9412

Harrisonburg, Virginia

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