The  mission of Latinos44 is to support the professional development of members of Latinos44 by providing networking, training, and leadership development opportunities for Latinos who served in politically appointed positions at all levels during President Obama’s Administration. As an alumni organization, we are committed to the professional and leadership development of our members so that we can continue to advance the issues that are important to our community and build a pipeline of Latino Leaders who will continue to make important contributions in all sectors of society.




The LATINOS44 Steering Committee is comprised of former Obama Appointees who served across the Administration:

  • Linda Manus, Chair

  • Adria Márquez, Vice-Chair

  • Luis Melero, Treasurer

  • Tony Martinez, Secretary

  • Amber Seira, Membership Liaison

  • Stephanie Valencia, Emeritus Board Member

  • Laura Marquez, Emeritus Board Member

  • Erica Jacquez, Emeritus Board Member

  • Marco Davis, Emeritus Board Member