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Board of Directors

IDRA Board of Directors, July 2019
(shown above top left to lower right) Dr. Ricardo R. Fernández; Mr. Leo Zuñiga; Mr. David L. Benson; Mr. Jessie Rangel; Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, IDRA President Emerita; Mrs. Rosalinda González; Mr. Othón Medina, Vice Chair; Ms. Celina Moreno, J.D., IDRA President & CEO; Dr. Sally J Andrade, Secretary; Mr. Juventino “Tino” Guerra, J.D., Chair; Dr. Max Spencer Castillo (not shown); Mr. Jesse S. Treviño (not shown); Mr. William Acosta (deceased)

Mr. Juventino “Tino” Guerra

San Antonio, Texas


Chair, IDRA Board of Directors

Mr. Guerra is a retired chief magistrate for the City of San Antonio and served as a municipal judge for … read more

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Mr. Othón Medina

El Paso, Texas


Vice Chair, IDRA Board of Directors

Mr. Medina is currently board chairman, CEO, and President of Medina International Corporation and Medina Encon Corporation. Both entities specialize … read more

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Dr. Sally J Andrade

El Paso, Texas


Secretary, IDRA Board of Directors

Dr. Sally J. Andrade leads Andrade & Associates, Inc., a specialized consulting firm in El Paso that provides bilingual/multicultural program … read more

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Mr. David L. Benson

Houston, Texas

Director of Programs and Special Projects, Office of the Commissioner of Harris County Precinct One in Houston (Retired)

For 26 years, David L. Benson served as the director of programs and special projects in the Office of the … read more

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Dr. Max Spencer Castillo

Houston, Texas

President Emeritus University of Houston-Downtown Professor Educational Psychology, University of Houston (Retired)

During his tenure as the president of the University of Houston-Downtown, Dr. Max Castillo provided dynamic leadership for this unique, … read more

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Dr. Ricardo R. Fernández

The Bronx, New York

President of Lehman College (Retired)

Dr. Fernández became the second president of Lehman College in 1990 and was the longest serving among CUNY’s current presidents. … read more

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Mrs. Rosalinda González

Mission, Texas


Mrs. Rosalinda Gonzalez has a 40-year tack record in education. She was a Pre-K teacher, high school English teacher, guidance … read more

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Mr. Jessie Rangel

Lubbock, Texas

Office of Admissions at Texas Tech University (Retired)

Being the offspring of migrant parents, Mr. Rangel grew up wherever there was cotton to be picked or crops to … read more

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Mr. Leo Zuñiga

San Antonio, Texas

Associate Vice Chancellor of Communications for the Alamo Colleges

Leo Zuñiga is Associate Vice Chancellor of Communications for the Alamo Colleges in San Antonio. The Alamo Colleges is comprised … read more

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Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel

San Antonio


President Emerita

Dr. Maria “Cuca” Robledo Montecel is president emerita of the Intercultural Development Research Association in San Antonio, an independent non-profit … read more

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