Alsame members held the annual Alsame summer retreat at the University of Detroit Mercy on June 14th. During the meeting, members nominated and voted-in the new and returning board members listed below.
- Salvador Lopez, Chair – Grand Valley State University
- Vanessa Reynolds, Vice Chair – Wayne State University
- Norman Bent, Treasurer & Fund Development – University of Detroit Mercy
- Leo Ornelas, Communications – Michigan State University
- Gustavo Echavarria, Scholarships – Western Michigan University
- Patricia Young, Secretary – Central Michigan University
The group also reflected on the success and challenges of 2018-19 and reviewed and updated the organization bylaws. The 2019 youth conference was also discussed and the conference summary can be found here.
In 2019-20, the leadership team plans to continue to move Alsame’s mission forward. Membership recruitment, scholarship fundraising, and the 2020 Latino Youth Conference are high priorities. The team is excited for positive change.