Description: The mission of the University of Maryland Latinx Alumni Network (LAN) is to serve as a representative voice for Latinx alumni, assist in the unification of alumni efforts to support the interests of the University of Maryland Alumni Association’s mission and enhance the alumni experience through celebrating diversity. LAN exists to support and advance the professional, social and developmental interests of Maryland’s past, present and future Latinx community.

Founded: 2014

Events: Summer Cookout, Latin@ Stars Industry Panel, Terp Service Month projects

Number of Members: 5,000

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Meet the Board:

Natalie Guerra '12
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Gerson Elias '12
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Jose Granados '15
Vice President
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Veronica Fuentes '12
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Valeria Morales '18
Student Liaison/Membership Chair
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Pamela Vega '16
Events Committee Co-Chair
Pamela Vega

Walter Suarez '15
Events Committee Co-Chair
Walter Suarez

Karen Guzman '14
Marketing & Communications Chair
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Maritza Gonzalez '02
Member at Large
Maritza Gonzalez

Ligia Perez '03
Member at Large
Ligia Perez

Andrés Quintanilla '13
Member at Large
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We at #UMDLAN believe that Black Lives Matter and commit to taking action towards raising awareness and speaking up against racism within the Latinx community. We also commit to actively fighting against injustice, inequality and discrimination. And lastly, we commit to demanding justice for our Black brothers and sisters by working alongside University of Maryland Black Alumni (UMBA) network and other local grassroots organizations at UMD and throughout the state of Maryland. Please read our complete statement for more infomration and resources. #UMDLAN #BlackLivesMatter