The DC Latino Caucus serves as a channel for the participation and involvement of Latinos in civic engagement and political activities within the greater Washington, DC Metropolitan area. This includes but is not limited to serving as an independent citizens’ lobbying group before metropolitan area officials, city administrators, neighborhood associations, and other organized groups.  Through its PAC, the DC Latino Caucus PAC, the DC Latino Caucus will promote Latino involvement in the political process through voter registration and education projects; endorsing specific Democratic Party candidates and candidates who are seeking an elective or appointed office affecting the Washington metropolitan area; and providing personnel and financial assistance to endorse candidates in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

DC Latino Caucus Executive Board Members:

Mario Cristaldo - President

Silvia Martinez - Vice President

Open  - Treasurer

Franklin Garcia -  Communications Officer

Ruth Pagani -  Secretary

Jose "Joe" Barrios - General Counsel

 DC Latino Caucus Board Members (term):

Mario Cristaldo (Elected)                         Silvia Martinez (Elected)

Franklin Garcia (Elected)                         Frank Maduro (2-year)

Jaime Alonso (1-year)                                Gabriela Mossi (2-year)

John Rodriguez (2-year)                           Alexa Wertman (Elected)

Hector Rodriguez (2-year)                       Ruth Pagani (2-year)

Jose Gutierrez (2-year)                              Catalina Talero (2-year)

Jackie Reyes (1-year)                                 Joe Barrios (2-year)

Walter Deleon (1-year)                            Juan Thompson (Elected)

Hector Huezo (1-year)                                Maria Corrales (1-year)


To become a member of the DC Latino Caucus PAC, please download application from the Documents section of the website or complete on-line applicationThank you.


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