Congressional Staff Member Arthur Estopinan Recognized for Two Decades of Service
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Posted by: Yisel Cabrera
Fundacion Azteca and Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) Recognize Congressional Staff Member Arthur Estopinan for Outstanding Service Award
Two decades of service in the office of Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-18) serve as a model for many young staffers -
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Fundacion Azteca and the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) are pleased to announce the presentation of an "Outstanding Achievement Award" to Arthur Estopinan, Chief of Staff of the office of Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, for over two decades of dedication to congressional service.
"Arthur is not only my Chief of Staff, but also a friend and trusted counselor. His many years working on the Hill have shown me that his dedication, commitment and love of community are unmatched," said Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen (FL-18). "Through his tireless work and advocacy of issues, he is advancing an agenda for South Florida that will benefit the constituents I so proudly represent. I congratulate him for this award because he has not only earned it but he embodies it through his work."
The award was presented during a cocktail reception in Washington DC that included the celebration of the third year of "Issues: Caras y Voces," a special segment that highlights Latino leaders and is broadcast on the Azteca America television network. The event was also held in conjunction with the Congressional Hispanic Staffers Association (CHSA).
"It is a great pleasure to see Arthur receive this award. He is an example to many of how hard work and dedication lead to results," said Luis J. Echarte, Chairman of Fundacion Azteca America and Azteca America Network.
"The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute is honored to take a moment to recognize the many contributions and service Hispanic staffers provide to the United States Congress and, in turn, the American people," said Octavio A. Hinojosa Mier, CHLI Executive Director. "As a former Congressional Hill staffer, I am especially delighted to salute Arthur Estopinan for his amazing record of public service."
The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI, pronounced "chili") is a non-profit, non-partisan organization, based in Washington, D.C., that advances the diversity of thought in the U.S. Hispanic community in the public, private, and non-profit sectors, as well as in the international community. For more information, please visit http://www.chli.org/
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About Fundacion Azteca America
Fundacion Azteca America is a non-profit organization launched by Mexican entrepreneur Ricardo Salinas Pliego (http://www.ricardosalinas.com/) dedicated to improving the quality of life for members of the Hispanic community currently in the U.S. Fundacion Azteca America, Fundacion Azteca, Azteca America and TV Azteca are companies of Mexican conglomerate Grupo Salinas. For more information, visit http://www.fundacionaztecaamerica.org/.
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