LULAC State Director Angel Luevano Re-Elected

Officers Chosen for 2005-2006 Term

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) California State Director Angel Luevano was re-elected Sunday May 15, 2005 at the organization’s 58th Annual Conference in Sacramento held at the Radisson Hotel. Luevano, formerly an investigator for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), won re-election to a second term over one challenger. Luevano resides in Contra Costa County.

Re-elected to a second term unanimously was Argentina Davila Luevano, also of Contra Costs, as Deputy State Director for Women. Mel Risher of Santa Monica was re-elected to a fifth term as Deputy State Director for Seniors.

The other newly elected officers were all chosen by unanimous votes. Two Orange County residents, Susie Flores and Benny Diaz respectively were elected Deputy State Director and State Treasurer.

Rounding out the new leadership team for California LULAC are Jose Nuno, Deputy State Director for Young Adults, Nancy Valdez as Deputy State Director for Youth, and Joey Ramirez, State Youth President, who was elected by the youth council.

LULAC is America’s largest and oldest Latino civil rights organization. In California, it was originally organized as the United Spanish American Workers of America and later affiliated with Texas founded LULAC.