Board of Directors

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Fernando Rodriguez President/Co-Chair
Fernando Rodriguez joined the Ilwaco, WA branch of Craft3 as the Coordinator of the Hispanic Community Services Program in 2004. He has since been promoted to Director of Immigrant Programs (2006), Accountant (2009) and is currently Financial System Analyst. He is also active as Board Director of the Lower Columbia Hispanic Council. Read more
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Rocio Simmons Treasurer/Co-Chair
Rocio Simmons is originally from Mexico. She’s worked in Oregon with Hispanic communities through non-profit organizations and translation agencies since her arrival to the U.S. in 1994. She has a Bachelors Degree in Communication Sciences and more than 15 years of experience working with Latinos. She currently oversees our INEA program and Folkloric dance group. Read more
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Rosa Gilbert Secretary
Rosa Gilbert was born and raised in San Jose, California and joined the Consejo Hispano community in 2015. She studied Social and Behavioral Sciences and Child Development and currently works as the Director of the Migrant Education Program for the Northwest Regional Education Service District.. Read more
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Patricia Aguilar Morrissey Board Member
Patricia Aguilar Morrissey grew up in Lima, Peru and has lived in Oregon for over 25 years. Patricia has graduate degrees in Biology from both the ITESM in Mexico and from the University of Rhode Island. She started working with the Clatsop County Latino population in the early 90’s and founded the Consejo Hispano as a response to Hispanic needs in the area. Read more
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Camille Padilla Board Member
Camille was born in CA where she attended Vanguard University in Costa Mesa and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She’s always had a passion to serve others. In 2006 Camille returned to school to receive an MBA from University of Phoenix. That is where she realized how her love for people and business coincided. She quickly began her career in human services. Camille lived in CA for over 30 years and was very involved in church, her community, and human rights advocacy. Read more
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Sande Brown Board Member
Sande Brown retired in June of 2016 from the Seaside School District after 26 years of a combination of teaching at Seaside High School, and as principal of Gearhart, Seaside Heights, and Cannon Beach Elementary schools. She continues to work part time for the school district as the director of the program for English Learners. Read more
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Craig Hoppes Board Member
Craig Hoppes is the superintendent for the Astoria School District. Craig has been in that position for the past 10 years and has worked in the Astoria School District for the past 20 years. Along with being a board member for Consejo Hispano Craig is involved with the Astoria Rotary Club and Astoria Lions. Read more
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Brooke Stanley Board Member
Brooke Stanley grew up in Astoria and returned here after attending Wesleyan University in Connecticut. She is a fourth generation Oregonian with a desire to increase equity and integration of the Hispanic population in the community. Read more
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Lynette Villagomez Board Member
Lynette Villagomez was raised in southern California’s Coachella Valley. While growing up Lynette spent summers at her grandparents’ ranch in Mexico where she learned to speak spanish and was given permission to roam free-- this is where she developed her love and appreciation of plants, animals and vast landscapes. Lynette attended college at Humboldt State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental policy and natural resources planning. Read more

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