Our Team

About Our President

Patricia Campos-Medina

Patricia Campos-Medina, MPA, is as a nationally recognized labor and political leader with more than 20-years of experience in labor organizing and electoral politics. Patricia currently serves as the co-director and faculty of the Union Leadership Institute at Cornell University and as core faculty of the National Labor Leadership Initiative (NLLI), a program of the National AFL-CIO and Cornell that seeks to advance the principles of transformative leadership within the US labor and workers’ rights movement.

In 2018 and 2017, Patricia was named as one of New Jersey’s most influential policy leaders in the Top 100 Insider Policy Leaders published by Insider NJ. In 2016, she was named one of the most influential political leaders in NJ in the Power List published by Observer/PolitickerNJ and was also named one of the Top 51 Most Influential Latino Leaders in NJ by PolitickerNJ in 2015. In 2017, Patricia was recognized by the Ministry of the Exterior of El Salvador as one of El Salvador’s 100 Most Influential Women in the Diaspora, an honor that she is especially proud of as an American citizen of Salvadoran descent.

Patricia has been recognized by the Rockefeller Foundation as a “Next Generation Leader,” awarding her a multi-year fellowship to advance solutions to the major challenges facing democracy in a diverse society. In 2012, she was also selected by the Center for American Progress (CAP), a think-tank in Washington DC, as a “Leadership Fellow,” awarding her a one-year fellowship to advance the voices of leaders of color in the US policy-making process.

In addition to her work as president of LUPE PAC, she is a founding board member of PODER PAC, a political action committee advancing Latina women representation at the federal level serving in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate.

For more information read her full bio here. You can follow her on Twitter @pcamposmedina and Linkedin at www.linkedin.com/in/patricia-campos-medina.

Patricia Campos-Medina

President

Zulima Farber

President Emeritus

Lucia Gomez

Vice President

Laura Matos

Vice President

Arlene Quiñonez-Perez

Treasurer

Carol Cuadrado

Recording Secretary

Cristina Pinzon

Public Relations Secretary

General Board Members:

Grissele Camacho, Milagros Camacho, Flora Castillo, Sonia Delgado, Lizette Delgado-Polanco, Margarita Echeverria, Aida Figueroa-Epifanio, Shawn Laurenti, Kay Licausi, Analilia Mejia, Carmen Mendiola, Felisha Reyes-Morton, and Noemi Velazquez.

General Board Members:

Grissele Camacho, Milagros Camacho, Flora Castillo, Sonia Delgado, Lizette Delgado-Polanco, Margarita Echeverria, Aida Figueroa-Epifanio, Shawn Laurenti, Kay Licausi, Analilia Mejia, Carmen Mendiola, Felisha Reyes-Morton, Ana Maria Tejada, and Noemi Velazquez.