Congressman Albio Sires of New Jersey Joins CHLI Board of Directors
Tuesday, March 03, 2009
Posted by: Yisel Cabrera
Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI)
Monday, March 2, 2009 - For Immediate Release
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Congressman Albio Sires of New Jersey
Joins CHLI Board of Directors
WASHINGTON, DC – – Congressman Albio Sires, representing the 13th district of New Jersey, is the newest member of the Board of Directors for the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute, a non-profit organization in Washington, DC whose mission is to advance the diversity of thought in the U.S. Hispanic community.
"CHLI is delighted to have the unique insight and experiences of Congressman Sires on our Board of Directors,” said Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart (FL-21). "As we reflect the diversity of thought of the U.S. Hispanic community, we are grateful to have the brilliant perspective of Congressman Sires on our non-partisan Board.”
Congressman Sires represents the 13th district of New Jersey. He serves on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Before being elected to Congress in 2006, he was the first state legislator of Hispanic origin to be named New Jersey Speaker of the General Assembly, and the first Cuban in the Nation.
"I am honored to serve on the Board of Directors for the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute, a leading organization in Washington, DC that empowers our diverse people of Hispanic origin,” said Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-13). "I look forward to my active involvement in the direction and success of CHLI for years to come.”
The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit and non-partisan organization dedicated to creating a broader awareness of the diversity of thought, heritage, interests and views of Americans of Hispanic and Portuguese descent. For more information, please visit http://www.chli.org/.
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