Our success is directly attributed to leadership, expertise, and visionary insight of this team.
Learn more about the dynamic individuals leading the way to a stronger community.
Finance and Capacity Building Team
Lilliane is a development and fundraising professional who has worked with nonprofits in Seattle and her hometown, Los Angeles. Lilliane works to communicate LCF’s broad vision and increase resources to benefit the community.
Alejandra Tres is Senior Strategist and brings her decades of advocacy, organizing, research, and leadership experience to forward LCF's community-led systemic change. Alejandra is thrilled to work alongside committed, talented, and tenacious community leaders and organizers. She believes that the best solutions are community-led solutions and that anyone, regardless of the details of their background, can be a changemaker.
Salomon was born in Michoacán, Mexico but grew up in Burien for almost 15 years. He is a first generation college graduate. Salomon recently graduated with a bachelors in Business Administration and minor in Hispanic Studies. He is excited to start working with Latino Community Fund because he believes in their vision and shares the same passion of supporting and advocating the Latino population in WA State. He is familiar with helping others since he has been involved with nonprofits for many years. He wants to apply new ideas and actions to support our communities through the lens of someone who grew up in the South Seattle area.
Community Grants and Contracts Coordinator
Margot is a first generation Mexican-American and a graduate from Whitworth University with experience in civic engagement and development, family immigration processes and rights, and Census organizing in her home of Benton and Franklin County. Her work ensures that LCF's state-wide partner organizations are successful in carrying out the 2020 Census objectives while cultivating empowerment and leadership within our communities. She believes Latinos deserve a seat at the table and enjoys working with LCF to make sure our voices are bolstered and heard.
Healthy Families Team
Health and Economic Empowerment Manager | Healthy Latino Families Initiative and Economic Empowerment Initiative
Benefits Enrollment Counselor
Monica is passionate about helping those in need and is working towards becoming a Registered Nurse. She helps provide Benefits Enrollment services through the Healthy Latino Families Initiative.
Healty Latino Familiy Initiative Coordinator
Economic Program Team
Angela Soto Loncharich
Economic Empowerment Program Coordinator
Environmental Program Team
Program Manager for Central Washington
Micaela has lived in Yakima County for most of her life where she involves herself with community organizations to make a positive change. She is known for her effective workshops, outreach planning, community engagement and developing civic leadership. Micaela resides in Yakima with her two daughters, golden retriever Sadie and sassy cat.
Civic Engagement and Policy Team
Director of Civic Engagement and Advocacy
Oskar has his roots as a community organizer since 1994 fighting California's Prop 187. Ever since he's been advocating in the community to ensure that disenfranchised communities are civically engaged and their voices get heard.
Lead Central Washington Community Organizer
Community Organizer for Civic Engagement and Advocacy
Alianza Youth Leadership Program Team
Statewide Alianza Youth Organizer
Merivet is a first-generation college student at Central Washington University, where she studies Psychology and Communication. She first got involved with Latino Community Fund in 2015 through the Alianza leadership program, where she continues to develop youth leadership in Yakima. In her free time, Merivet enjoys running and reading non-fiction books.
Tanya Medina Hernandez
Alianza Youth Leadership and Advocacy Organizer
Alianza Youth Organizer Communications Fellow
Silvia is a Western Washington University undergraduate working toward an Interdisciplinary Concentration (BA) in Communications, Media Relations and Narratives, as well as minors in Education and Social Justice. Public Relations, and Honors Interdisciplinary Studies. She plans to work with nonprofits and the sports industry to provide education and sports opportunities to students of color. She is enrolled both at Fairhaven College and the Western Washington University Honors Program.
Alianza Youth Organizer Fellow