2018 Executive Committee Members


Jerry Gonzalez, Advisor & GALEO Executive Director

Katherine Vega, Chair

Estela Martinez, Vice Chair

Gaby Batista – Advocacy Committee Chair

Alfredo Corona – Cesar Chavez Committee Chair
David Garcia- Cesar Chavez Committee Co-Chair

Juliana Henao – Leadership Development Committee Co-Chair
Elton Garcia – Leadership Development Committee Co-Chair

Libby Jimenez – Marketing Committee Chair
Ibeth Gutierrez  – Marketing Committee Co-Chair


ADVOCACY: To educate GLC Members on the legislative process and promote their increased involvement in GALEO’s advocacy efforts. The committee will host 2 educational advocacy workshops.

CESAR CHAVEZ DAY: To educate Georgians about Cesar Chavez, bring awareness to the plight of farm workers and to get Congress to establish a national Cesar Chavez Day National Holiday. We will hold a Cesar Chavez Day at the Georgia State Capitol and conduct an essay writing contest about Cesar Chavez’s legacy.

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: To focus on post GALEO Institute for Leadership (GIL) ongoing leadership development and GIL alumni networking events. Some activities have included interfaith networking with the American Jewish Committee’s ACCESS group, public speaking workshops and networking activities.

GALEO Marketing: To increase the number of GALEO Members and GALEO Institute for Leadership alumni involved within the GALEO Leadership Council and other GALEO activities.

2018 GLC Meeting Schedule (Typically, 2nd Tuesdays of the month)

  • Tuesday, February 13th
  • Tuesday, March 13th
  • Tuesday, April 10th 
  • Tuesday, May [NO MEETING]  
  • Tuesday, June 12th
  • Tuesday, July 10th
  • Tuesday, August [NO MEETING]
  • Tuesday, September 11th 
  • Tuesday, October 9th
  • Tuesday, November 13th
  • Tuesday, December 11th [Holiday Social]
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