HONOR Political Action Committee (HONOR PAC), a non-partisan committee that advocates for the political empowerment of Latina/o Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LBGT) communities, today announced the new election of officers to the Executive Committee of its Board of Directors. The new officers, whose terms begin immediately, are charged with providing strategic guidance and overall leadership for the PAC.
“I am thrilled to welcome the new roster of HONOR PAC officers, who bring talent, energy, and enthusiasm to our organization,” said Javier Angulo, outgoing President and founding HONOR PAC Board Member. “As the outgoing President, I transition the leadership team with a sense of optimism for the future and look forward to continuing as a Board Member in writing HONOR PAC’s new chapter in the history of the Latino LGBT movement.ced the new election of officers to the Executive Committee of its Board of Directors. The new officers, whose terms begin immediately, are charged with providing strategic guidance and overall leadership for the PAC.
HONOR PAC Executive Committee members were elected by unanimous consent from among the 14-member volunteer Board. The newly elected officers include:
Alfred Fraijo, Jr., President
Dennis Martinez, Executive Vice President
Mario Ceballos, Secretary
Anthony Duarte, Treasurer
Roger Ortiz, Vice President of Political Affairs
Mario Trujillo, Vice President of Development
Cecilia Cabello, At Large Officer
Edgar Garcia, At Large Officer
“I am honored to take helm of HONOR PAC, and continue building on the great work carried out by our outgoing officers,” said Fraijo, who is also a founding member of the PAC. “I look forward to continuing their legacy in the term ahead through an unrelenting commitment to supporting the candidates and ballot initiatives that seek to empower LGBT Latino communities.”
HONOR PAC is the only LGBT and Latino-focused political action committee in the State of California. The PAC works to: elect candidates who support and advocate for the interests of the Latina/o LGBT communities; support or oppose ballot propositions that serve the interests of the Latina/o LGBT communities; and promote Latina/o LGBT education and mobilization of lawful political action, including support and advocacy for increased Latina/o LGBT voices in elected and appointed offices.