Our Board


Mary K. Ochs
Chairperson CHIRLA Board
Organizational Consultant;
Former Organizing Director, Center for Community Change
Ester Hernandez, Ph.D.
Vice Chairperson CHIRLA Board
Associate Professor
Department of Chicano Studies
California State University, Los Angeles

Felipe Escobar
Secretary CHIRLA Board
Student, California Dream Network

Maria Elena Perales
Treasurer CHIRLA Board
Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange
Adriana Aguilar
Board Member
Student, California Dream Network
Gina Amato Lough
Board Member
Senior Staff Attorney - Public Counsel Immigrant Rights Project
Luz Amelia Arévalo
Board Member
CHIRLA Household Workers Committee

Meredith Brown, Esq.
Board Member
Attorney - Law Office of Meredith R. Brown

Alma Salazar
Board Member
Vice President Education & Workforce Development
LA Area Chamber of Commerce

Organizational affiliations are listed for identification purposes only

Updated December 2014