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CLLI Board of Directors

CLLI Board of Directors

As stewards of California’s Southeast Los Angeles leadership pipeline, CLLI’s organizational culture believes that people are the greatest resource for creating sustainable change. CLLI is committed to equal opportunity in principle and practice and seeks to partner with likeminded sponsors to provide innovative multi-platform programs to create leadership training environments that shape and prepare the individual leader.


Current CLLI Board Members

Iliana Ramos

CLLI Chairman

(Sacramento), Fellow Alumni 2008, Finance Budget Analyst, California Department of Finance.

Maria Hernandez

CLLI President

(Lancaster) Fellow Alumni 2004, Sales Representative, Abbvie Pharmaceuticals.

Erica Alfaro

CLLI Secretary

(Riverside), Fellow Alumni 2005, Attorney for the State of CA, formerly with the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Michael Castillo

Treasurer - CLLI Board Member

(Los Angeles), Fellow Alumni 2011, Deputy, Los Angeles Councilman Curren Price.

Marlen Manzo

CLLI Board Member

(Modesto), Fellow Alumni 2006), Attorney with the State Bar of California with a special interest in Family and Immigration Law.

Trinidad Solis, MD, MPH

CLLI Board Member

(Los Angeles), Fellow Alumni 2009, Family Medicine Physician and Faculty, UCLA Health

Lisa Baca

CLLI Executive Director

Lisa began her professional career as a Field Deputy to State Senator Art Torres (Ret.) in the early 1980's and has worked within the diverse ethnic communities of California for over 35 years.