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HNBA REGIONAL PRESIDENTS
In order to better serve our members and to fulfill the mission and objectives of the Hispanic National Bar Association, the HNBA is divided into nineteen (19) regions encompassing the United States, Puerto Rico, and its territories. The HNBA’s 19 regional presidents are members of the HNBA’s Board of Governors and they work to ensure the execution of the Association’s local, regional and national programs by working closely with the HNBA affiliate organizations.
VP of Regions & Affiliates: Maria Dantes Sanchez, Liberty Mutual (Miami, FL)
Region I (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT): Javier F. Flores (Boston, MA)
Region II (NY): Matthew Fernandez Konigsberg (Brooklyn, NY)
Region III (NJ): Carlos M. Bollar (Haddonfield, NJ)
Region IV (DE, PA): Lorena E. Ahumada (Philadelphia, PA)
Region V (DC, MD, VA, WV): Samir A. Aguirre (Baltimore, MD)
Region VI (NC, SC): Gonzalo Frias (Charlotte, NC)
Region VII (AL, GA, MS): Karissa F. Blyth (Atlanta, GA
Region VIII (FL): Araly Herrera (Coral Gables, FL)
Region IX (IL, IN, MI, WI): Sulema Medrano (Chicago, IL)
Region X (KY, OH, TN): Christian Gonzalez (Columbus, OH)
Region XI (IA, MN, MO, ND, SD): Joe Nuñez (Minneapolis, MN)
Region XII (AR, LA, OK, TX): Christine Poleski Gaona (Houston, TX)
Region XIII (CO, KS, NE, WY): Arnulfo D. Hernandez (Denver, CO)
Region XIV (AZ, NV): Freddy Saavedra (Phoenix, AZ)
Region XV (UT, NM): Michelle Hernandez (Albuquerque, NM)
Region XVI (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA): Mick Konowal (Sammamish, WA)
Region XVII (Northern CA, HI): Willie Hernandez (Palo Alto, CA)
Region XVIII (Southern CA): Sandra C. Muñoz (Los Angeles, CA)
Region XIX (Puerto Rico): Eugenio J. Torres-Oyola (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
In order to better serve our members and to fulfill the mission and objectives of the Hispanic National Bar Association, the HNBA is divided into nineteen (19) regions encompassing the United States, Puerto Rico, and its territories. The HNBA’s 19 Regional Presidents are members of the HNBA’s Board of Governors and they work to ensure the execution of the Association’s local, regional and national programs by working closely with the HNBA Executive Committee and the HNBA Affiliate Organizations across the country.
HNBA REGIONAL PRESIDENT DUTIES
- Conduct and assist with fundraising activities in his or her Region;
- Actively promote the Association in his or her Region, including actively participating in the activities of the Affiliate Organizations, student bar activities and other bar associations in his or her Region;
- Actively recruit qualified persons and organizations within his or her Region to join the Association as Members;
- Periodically report to the Vice-President of Regions on the activities and initiatives in his or her Region; and
- Perform such other duties as the President, and the Vice-President of Regions, or the Board of Governors may from time to time direct.
REGIONAL PRESIDENTS’ LIBRARY
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Documents and Guidelines
- HNBA Guidelines and Training for Regional Presidents – as of 9/29/17
- HNBA Regional Log of Checks Received
- HNBA Articles of Incorporation
- HNBA In-Kind Donation Form
- HNBA Bylaws
- HNBA Confidentiality Agreement
- HNBA Guidelines to Judicial Endorsements – as of 11/29/16
- HNBA Judicial Endorsement Questionnaire
- HNBA: Who We Are…What We Do
- Does My HNBA Affiliate Really Need Insurance?
HNBA REGIONAL EVENTS
HNBA REGIONS LEADERSHIP
Maria Dantes Sanchez
HNBA Vice President of Regions & Affiliates
Regional General Attorney
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
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Matthew Fernandez Konigsberg, HNBA Region II President
Department of State
New York, New York
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Carlos M. Bollar, HNBA Region III President
Haddonfield, New Jersey
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Delaware and Pennsylvania
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Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia
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North Carolina and South Carolina
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Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi
Karissa F. Blyth, HNBA Region VII President
Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
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Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin
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Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, and South Dakota
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Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas
Christine Poleksi Gaona, HNBA Region XII President
Oakstone Human Capital
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Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming
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Arizona and Nevada
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New Mexico and Utah
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Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington
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Northern California and Hawaii
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Eugenio J. Torres-Oyola, HNBA Region XIX President
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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