Jerry Gonzalez

Jerry Gonzalez (He/Him/Él) is the founding and current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) and the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund (GLCDF). GALEO was…Read Full Bio

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David García

David García (He/Him/El) is a first-generation U.S. citizen, veteran, and college graduate born in Los Angeles, California, to immigrant parents from El Salvador.  Following his graduation from Marietta High School…Read Full Bio

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Elizabeth Scott

Elizabeth Scott (She/Her/Ella) is the Development Director of GALEO Latino Community Development Fund and the GALEO Impact Fund who lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Elizabeth graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Science…Read Full Bio

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Erik Francisco Medina

Erik Francisco Medina (He/Him/Él) is the Communications Manager of GALEO and GALEO Impact Fund. Erik is a writer, filmmaker, and development producer from Canóvanas, Puerto Rico. He brings a much-needed…Read Full Bio

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Jeniffer Chow

Jeniffer Chow (She/Her/Ella) is a Salvadorian-Nicaraguan-Chinese Program Manager for Civic Engagement for GALEO. She is from Atlanta, GA. Raised by immigrants, Chow graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor…Read Full Bio

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Leopoldo “Polo” Vargas

Leopoldo “Polo” Vargas (He/Him/Él) is a Mexican-American Program Coordinator for Operations and Communications for GALEO. He is from Guanajuato, Mexico. Raised in Fayetteville, GA, Polo graduated with a Bachelor’s degree…Read Full Bio

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Elizabeth Silva

Born and raised in Atlanta, Elizabeth Silva (She/Her/Ella) is a Mexican-American Program Coordinator for Leadership Development for GALEO. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Managerial Sciences and a…Read Full Bio


Darrick Alvarez

Darrick Alvarez (He/Him/El) is a Peruvian-American community organizer for GALEO. He is from Atlanta, Georgia. Born in Orlando, Florida, Darrick graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a…Read Full Bio

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Nancy Camacho

Nancy Camacho is GALEO’s DeKalb County Community Organizer. She was born and raised in Moroleon, Guanajuato, Mexico. She moved to the U.S at the age of 17. Nancy is a…Read Full Bio

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Braulio Peña

Braulio Peña (He/Him/El) is a Mexican-American community organizer for GALEO. He was born in Jalisco, Mexico and is from Atlanta, Georgia. Braulio graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration…Read Full Bio


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Jennifer Manzano

Jennifer Manzano

Jennifer Manzano (She/Her/Ella) is a Mexican-American Special Projects Coordinator for GALEO. She is from Forest Park, Georgia. A former Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 intern, Manzano currently pursues a Bachelor…Read Full Bio

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Alba Lucero Villarreal

Alba Lucero Villarreal (She/Her/Ella) is the current Summer 2021 Intern as a Mexican-American woman who comes from a low-income and first-generation background, she is continuously advocating for her community. She…Read Full Bio


Jimena Somilleda

Jimena Somilleda (she/her/ella) is one of GALEO’s current Fall 2021 interns. As a first-generation Mexican-American student, she has been very persistent in advocating for her community and making an impact…Read Full Bio

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Felix Amaya

Felix Amaya is one of GALEO’s newest interns for the Fall of 2021! He is a Salvadoran – American male born in Lawrenceville, Georgia but raised in Marietta. As a…Read Full Bio