I joined Identity’s Board of Directors because…

…I strongly believe in Identity’s important mission and wish to help the organization achieve its goals.
Stephen Metz
…I am passionate about Identity’s work supporting and empowering youth to build Montgomery County’s future!
Sarah Whitesell
…I wanted to contribute to the important work being done to empower Latino youth and to ensure that they are given opportunities to learn, work, and thrive.
Aggie Alvez

… as a Latino, I want to see our youth be given the same opportunities I was fortunate to be given, so they can live the life they’ve always dreamt about.

Kevin Toruno

…I want to lend my service toward making Latino youth feel welcome and valued in our community.

Shirley Brandman
…I believe in Identity’s mission to empower Latino youth to reach their fullest potential.
Yonis Benitez
…Identity has a powerful impact on Latino youth and families in Montgomery County.
Stewart Edelstein
…I believe Identity is among the nation’s most effective and compassionate groups for helping Latino youth and families realize their highest potential.
Mike Knapp

… Identity works every day to build a better future for all, and especially those who would be overlooked without its help.

Christian Mixter

…of its profound and inspiring mission and its demonstrated effectiveness in empowering Montgomery County’s Latino youth and their families to reach their potential.  What a unique honor to extend my life’s work and passion for pursuing-change-making a difference in people’s lives, transforming their challenges to possibilities for success and dignity!

Tal Widdes

…I wanted to work with Identity to improve the education of Latino students and assist their families to support the education and careers of their children.

Teresa Wright

…of the fundamental urgent need to engage, develop and empower the future generations of leaders who will shape a more compassionate, inclusive and just society.

Alejandro Yepes
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Stephen Metz
Board Chair

Attorney
Offit | Kurman

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Sarah Whitesell
Vice Chair 

Senior Management
Federal Government

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Aggie Alvez 
Board Secretary 

Communications, Marketing, and Community Engagement Consultant
Discovery Education

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Kevin Toruno 
Board Treasurer 

Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration
LIFT Inc

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Yonis Benitez

Co-Founder/CEO
Parkour Method

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Shirley Brandman

Education advocate in Montgomery County

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Stewart Edelstein, PhD 

Executive Director
Universities at Shady Grove

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Michael Knapp

Founder, President
Orion Ventures, LLC and SkillSmart, Inc.

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Don Mooers

Attorney and Founder
Mooers Immigration

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Christian J. Mixter

Attorney

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Diego Uriburu
Ex Officio

Executive Director
Identity

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Tal B. Widdes

Leader in human and social services

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Teresa Wright

Board Member Emeritus

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Alejandro Yepes

Urban planner and economic development