National Board

The National Board is comprised of dedicated HU alumni and professionals, who have committed to volunteer their time so as to secure the continued growth of and advocacy of Hermanos Unidos and its mission. The purpose of National Board is to be a communication bridge between the student-led Familias and also a connection from the undergraduate level to the professional world. In order to facilitate the expansion and general advancement of Hermanos Unidos, the National Board ensures that there is a common set of guidelines, standards and practices that is maintained across all Familias. Furthermore, each board member directly supports one individual Familia by acting in the advisory role of Familia Liaison. As a Liaison, each board member serves to act as a resource to each Familia by maintaining in constant communication with their specific Familia, as well as addressing many key issues that may arise in order to aid in the success and development of each Familia and the Hermandad as a whole.

Roberth Machado
Chairman
Roberth graduated from University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Architecture. During his time at UC Berkeley, Roberth served as the Co-Chair ’11-’12, Advisor ’10-’11, and Scribe ’09-’10.
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Alex Olivera
Vice Chairman/Liason for SFSU
Alex graduated from San Francisco State University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. During his time at SFSU, Alex served as Cochair '11-12 and Treasurer '10-11.
Jorge Gavino
Director of Expansion
Jorge graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a B.A. in Psychology. During his time at UCSC, Jorge was the Founding Father of HU de Santa Cruz and served as Co-chair '11-'12. Jorge is pursuing his Master of Public Policy '18 from the University of California, Riverside.
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Emilio Canedo
Treasurer
Emilio graduated from University of California, Los Angeles with a B.A. in Economics Accounting.
Ricky Vides
Board Member
Ricky graduated from University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in History and Political Science. Ricky received his his Master's in Higher Education Services and Marriage & Family Therapy from Saint Mary's College of California.
Lazaro Gonzalez
Board Member
Lazaro graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and a minor in Chemistry. During his time at CSUF, Lazaro was a Founding Steering Member of HU de CSUF and served as Co-Chair '14-'15 and Scribe '13-'14. Lazaro is currently pursuing his Master's in College Counseling and Student Development at Azusa Pacific University
Rafael Cruz
Board Member
Rafael graduated from University of California, Los Angeles with a B.A in Spanish.
Luis Ramos
Board Member
Luis graduated from University of California, Santa Barbara with a B.A. in Chicano Studies and Global Studies with an emphasis in Latin America. During his time at UCSB, Luis served as Community Service Chair. Luis received his his Master's in Education from UCSB