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Press Release: Solano Hispanic Chamber Announces Newly Elected Board


Contact: Alma Hernandez
President, Solano HCC
(707) 681-5924

Solano Hispanic Chamber Announces Newly Elected Board

FAIRFIELD, CA (August 1, 2019)- The Solano Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SHCC), has announced the newly elected board of directors for the 2019-2020 term. The board of directors are responsible for promoting the organization’s mission and values, financial oversight, ethical and legal governance, and for seeking opportunities that benefit its members and community partners.

“I enter my seventh year serving this organization with a strong vision of what I know we are able to accomplish,” said Alma Hernandez, President of the Chamber. “Our board of directors bring a strong collective professional experience and knowledge that will serve our membership and community well.”

The Chamber is committed to opportunities that will increase the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion of minority owned businesses, female owned businesses, multilingual and multicultural businesses with an emphasis in Hispanic/Latino owned businesses and businesses serving the Hispanic/Latino community in Fairfield, Suisun City, Rio Vista, Dixon, Vacaville, Vallejo, and Benicia.

The 2019-2020 Executive Board of Directors include:

President / Fundraising/ Gala Committee Chair: Alma Hernandez, National Events Coordinator for New Tech Network and owner of Vivanti Event Planning. Resident of the City of Suisun City.

1st Vice President / Communications Committee Chair : Leo Callejas, owner of Digital Track--Digital Marketing Agency. Resident of the City of Fairfield, CA.

2nd Vice President / Education/ Procurement/ Workforce Development of the Future Committee Chair / Scholarship Committee Chair:  Gerson Monterroso, Realtor at Inspired Dream Realtor. Resident of the City of Vacaville.

3rd Vice President: Mario Saucedo, CEO and President of the Solano AIDS Coalition. Resident of the City of Vallejo.

Secretary / Latina Leadership Development Committee Chair: Angelic Villalpando, Community Engagement Officer with Travis Credit Union. Resident of the City of Dixon.

Treasurer / Budget and Finance Committee Chair: Wendy Howell, Co-owner at Eyonic Systems. Resident of the City of Vacaville.

Chief Ambassador / Membership Development & Ambassador Program Committee Chair/ Board Development and Onboarding Committee Chair: Erica Trevino, Business and HR Consultant-Owner. Resident of the City of Vacaville.

Parliamentarian: Zuleyma Hernandez, Asset Protection Specialist at Safeway, Inc. Resident of the City of Suisun City.

Latina Leadership Development Committee Co-Chair: Doriss Panduro, Senior Field Representative for State Assemblymember Jim Frazier. Resident of the City of Fairfield.

Board Development & Onboarding Committee Co-Chair: Paul Smith, Loan Officer at Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation. Resident of the City of Vacaville.

Government Affairs / Advocacy Committee Chair: Juan Mendez, Owner of Shiny Auto Detail. Resident of the City of Fairfield.

Government Affairs / Advocacy Committee Co-Chair: Amit Pal, Development Officer at Touro University California. Resident of the City of Suisun City.

Education / Procurement / Workforce of the Future Committee Member: Tim Murrill, Executive Director at Solano Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Resident of the City of Fairfield.

Scholarship Committee Co-Chair: Isabel Reyes, Founder of the Eric Reyes Foundation. Resident of the City of Vallejo.

Board Member: Sandra Gonzalez, Recycling Coordinator at Republic Services. Resident of the City of Fairfield.

Immediate Past President / Elections Committee Chair: Citlalli Zepeda, Owner of Alfa Entrepreneurs. Resident of the City of Fairfield.


About Solano Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SHCC)

The Solano Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SHCC) exists to strengthen Solano County’s Hispanic businesses by advocating for opportunities that support their economic growth and by providing resources, training and tools, which advance development, prosperity and success in Solano County. The SHCC is a part of the Northern Region of the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CAHCC) which represents the interests of over 800,000 Hispanic business owners in California. For more information on the Solano Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, including upcoming programs and events, please visit or call 707.999.2966. Be sure to follow the Solano Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Facebook at


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