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HBA-DC Elects New 2015-2016 Board of Directors
On January 15, 2015, the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia (HBA-DC) held its Annual Meeting and Elections at the St. Gregory Hotel in Washington, DC. Attendees included D.C. Superior Court Judge Hiram Puig-Lugo, U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras, and over seventy (70) other members of the D.C. legal community.
Juan M. Sempertegui ascended to the Presidency and Fernando Rivero will serve on the board as Immediate Past President. Mr. Sempertegui stated: “It is an honor to lead one of the most active voluntary bar associations in the Nation's Capital. The new Board looks forward to continuing HBA-DC’s advocacy efforts on behalf of Latino attorneys, law students and the community as a whole.” The members of the 2015-16 HBA-DC Officers and Board of Directors are as follows:
President: Juan M. Sempertegui
President-Elect: Edgar Class
Vice President for External Affairs: Leila Jade Levi
Vice President for Internal Affairs: Richard V. Rodríguez
Vice President for Membership: Adam M. Acosta
Treasurer: Erik J. Burgos
Secretary: Ruben F. Reyna
Immediate Past-President: Fernando Rivero
Board Members (in alphabetical order): José E. Arvelo, Giselle Fuentes, Holli Feichko, Claudia Hartleben, Ben Hernández-Stern, Christopher Kyle, Pilar F. Velásquez
HNBA 2014 Annual Convention Review
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