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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): Cynthia Sutherland (Plano, 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)

 


HNBA REGIONS

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.

 


HNBA REGIONS LEADERSHIP

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Maria Dantes Sanchez
HNBA Vice President of Regions & Affiliates
Regional General Attorney
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
Miami, Florida
vpregionsaffiliates@hnba.com

 

 


REGION I

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont


Javier F. Flores, HNBA Region I President
Manion Gaynor & Manning LLP
Boston, Massachusetts
region1president@hnba.com

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REGION II

New York

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Matthew Fernandez Konigsberg, HNBA Region II President
Department of State
New York, New York
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REGION III

New Jersey


Carlos M. Bollar, HNBA Region III President
Archer
Haddonfield, New Jersey
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REGION IV

Delaware and Pennsylvania

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Lorena E. Ahumada, HNBA Region IV President
Kleinbard, LLC
Philadelphia, PA
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REGION V

Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia


Samir A. Aguirre, HNBA Region V President
Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
Baltimore, MD
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REGION VI

North Carolina and South Carolina

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Gonzalo Frias, Region VI President 
Duke Energy Corporation
Charlotte, North Carolina
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REGION VII

Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi


Karissa F. Blyth, HNBA Region VII President
Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
Atlanta, GA
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REGION VIII

Florida

Araly Herrera
Araly Herrera, HNBA Region VIII President
Gamba, Lombana & Herrera
Coral Gables, Florida
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REGION IX

Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin


Sulema Medrano, HNBA Region IX President
SmithAmundsen
Chicago, Illinois
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REGION X

Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee

Christian Gonzalez, Region X President

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Columbus, Ohio
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REGION XI

Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, and South Dakota

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Joe Nuñez, HNBA Region XI President
Vantage Law Group, PLLC
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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REGION XII

Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas


Cynthia Sutherland, HNBA Region XII President
PepsiCo
Plano, Texas
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REGION XIII

Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming


Arnulfo D. Hernandez, HNBA Region XIII President
Hernandez & Associates, P.C.
Denver, Colorado
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REGION XIV

Arizona and Nevada


Freddy Saavedra, HNBA Region XIV President
Alex & Saavedra
Phoenix, Arizona
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REGION XV

New Mexico and Utah

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Michelle Hernandez, Region XV President
Modrall Sperling
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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REGION XVI

Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington

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Mick Konowal, HNBA Region XVI President
Microsoft Corporation
Sammamish, Washington
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REGION XVII

Northern California and Hawaii


Willie Hernandez, HNBA Region XVII President
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Palo Alto, CA
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REGION XVIII

Southern California


Sandra C. Muñoz, HNBA Region XVIII President
Law Offices of Sandra C. Muñoz
Los Angeles, CA
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