Latino Nominations

Tom Perez LULAC Applauds Senate Confirmation of Tom Perez as Head of Department of Justice Civil Rights Division -  LULAC.org, October 6, 2009 -- WASHINGTON – LULAC commends the Senate for the confirmation of Tom Perez as Assistant Attorney General to the Civil Rights division at the Department of Justice ...more

Sonia Sotomayor AP: Obama Taps Sonia Sotomayor as 1st Hispanic on Supreme Court - Yahoo News, Associated Press, May 26, 2009 -- WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama tapped federal appeals judge Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court on Tuesday, officials said, making her the first Hispanic in history picked to wear the robes of a justice ...more

María Otero, Nominee for Under Secretary of Global Affairs, Department of State; Arturo Valenzuela, Nominee for Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Department of State and Ignacia S. Moreno, Nominee for Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Department of Justice - WASHINGTON, DC; May 12, 2009 – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals for key administration posts ...more

Rosa “Rosie” Gumatao Rios, Nominee for United States Treasurer, Department of the Treasury - WASHINGTON, DC; May 15, 2009 – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals for key posts at the Department of the Treasury: Rosa “Rosie” Gumatao Rios, United States Treasurer ...more

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Names Victor Vasquez as Deputy Undersecretary for Rural Development - WASHINGTON, May 13, 2009 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack continued naming top staff today and appointed Victor Vasquez to serve as Deputy Undersecretary for Rural Development at the USDA in Washington, D.C...more

Juan M.Garcia Juan M. Garcia, Nominee for Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), Department of the Navy, Department of Defense - Whitehouse.gov, April 29, 2009 -- Washington, D.C. -- Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals for key administration posts: Juan M. Garcia, Nominee for Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), Department of the Navy, Department of Defense ...more

Alejandro Mayorkas Alejandro Mayorkas, Nominee for Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security - Whitehouse.gov, April 24, 2009 -- Washington, D.C. -- Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals for key administration posts: Alejandro Mayorkas, Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security ...more

Edward M. Avalos, Nominee for Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, United States Department of Agriculture - Whitehouse.gov, April 23, 2009 -- WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals for key administration posts: ...more

Mercedes Márquez, Nominee for Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development - Whitehouse.gov, April 17, 2009 -- Washington, D.C. -- Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals for key administration posts ...more

Director John Berry Announces Elizabeth A. Montoya Appointment As OPM Chief of Staff - OPM.gov, April 21, 2009 -- Washington, D.C. -- President Barack Obama has tapped Elizabeth A. (Liz) Montoya to be Chief of Staff for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management ...more

Lisa A. Garcia is the Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for the Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Liaison office, Daniel Sepulveda is the Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Congressional Affairs and Luis Jimenez is the Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Congressional Affairs - USTR.gov, April 3, 2009 -- WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ambassador Ron Kirk Announces New Staff at the Office of U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) ...more

Lorelei Boylan, Nominee for Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor - Whitehouse.gov, April 14, 2009 -- WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Barack Obama announced ...more

Francisco Frank Sanchez Frank J. Sánchez To Undersecretary Of Commerce For International Trade - LULAC.org, April 14, 2009 -- WASHINGTON, D.C. - LULAC Applauds President Barack Obama For Nominating Frank J. Sánchez To Undersecretary Of Commerce For International Trade ...more

John Trasviña John Trasviña, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity - LULAC.org, March 27, 2009 -- WASHINGTON, D.C. - LULAC commends President Obama for the nomination of John Trasviña as Assistant Secretary of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) ...more

Gabriella Gomez, Nominee for Assistant Secretary for Legislation and Congressional Affairs, Department of Education - Whitehouse.gov, March 19, 2009 -- WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Barack Obama announced ...more

LULAC Applauds President Barack Obama’s Nomination of Tom Perez For The Department Of Justice Civil Rights Division And Ines Triay At The Department Of Energy - LULAC.org, March 17, 2009 -- WASHINGTON, D.C. – LULAC, the oldest and largest Hispanic civil rights organization in the country, commends President Obama for the nomination of Tom Perez as Assistant Attorney General to the Civil Rights division at the Department of Justice and Ines Triay as Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management at the Department of Energy ...more

Roberto Gonzalez, Associate Counsel to the President - Whitehouse.gov, February 23, 2009 -- WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Barack Obama announced more key members of the Office of the White House Counsel ...more

Dag Vega, Director of Broadcast Media - Whitehouse.gov, February 23, 2009 -- WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, President Barack Obama announced the following White House Staff: .. Dag Vega, Director of Broadcast Media ...more

Luis Miranda – Director of Hispanic Media - Whitehouse.gov, February 23, 2009 -- WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, President Barack Obama announced the following White House Staff:..Luis Miranda, Director of Hispanic Media ...more

Adolfo Carrion Adolfo Carrion, White House Director of Urban Affairs - Whitehouse.gov, February 19, 2009 -- WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, President Barack Obama announced the following White House posts: Adolfo Carrion, White House Director of Urban Affairs ...more

Alejandro Pérez – Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs - TPM, January 15, 2009 -- WASHINGTON – President-elect Barack Obama Adds Key Staff to Legislative Affairs Team ...more

David Medina – Deputy Chief of Staff for the First Lady - DemConWatch.com, January 16, 2009 -- WASHINGTON – Mrs. Michelle Obama today announced the following staff for the First Lady’s Office: David Medina as Deputy Chief of Staff, ...more

Hilda Solis LULAC Applauds President-Elect Obama’s Nomination Of Representative Hilda Solis For U.S. Secretary Of Labor - Friday, December 19, 2008 -- Washington, DC – The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) applauds President-Elect Obama’s nomination of Representative Hilda Solis (D-CA) to be America ’s next Secretary of Labor, she will become the first Hispanic in our country’s history to be selected for this important Cabinet post ...more

Ken Salazar President-Elect Barack Obama Picks Senator Ken Salazar As Secretary Of Interior - Wednesday, December 17, 2008 -- Washington, DC – The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) commended the announcement by President-elect Barack Obama of Colorado Senator Ken Salazar for Secretary of Interior today. ...more

Nancy Sutley Latina named as Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality - Change.gov, Monday, December 15, 2008 06:02pm EST -- CHICAGO – Today, President-elect Barack Obama announced key members of his energy and environment team, including Dr. Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy; Lisa Jackson, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator; Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) ...more

Moises (Moe) V. Vela, Jr., Director of Administration for the Office of the Vice President - Change.gov, November 21, 2008 -- WASHINGTON – Washington – President-elect Obama and Vice President-elect Biden today announced the following White House staff: Patrick Gaspard, Director of the Office of Political Affairs; Jackie Norris, Chief of Staff to the First Lady; Catherine (Cathy) M. Russell, Chief of Staff for Dr. Jill Biden; Cynthia Hogan, Counsel to the Vice President; and Moises (Moe) V. Vela, Jr., Director of Administration for the Office of the Vice President ...more

Cecilia Muñoz Detroit native Munoz tapped for White House post - by The Associated Press, Wednesday November 26, 2008, 11:02 PM -- DETROIT -- President-elect Barack Obama has named Cecilia Munoz, a Detroit native and University of Michigan graduate, as White House director of intergovernmental affairs ...more