I joined Identity’s Board of Directors because…

…I am passionate about Identity’s work supporting and empowering youth to build Montgomery County’s future!

Sarah Whitesell

….I want to help ensure members of our community have access to the resources they need that allow them to prosper, realize their dreams, and be successful in whatever they choose to do.

Michael A. Jiménez, Jr.

… 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 the work that Identity does is crucial for supporting vulnerable communities.

Gabriela Dveksler
…Identity has a powerful impact on Latino youth and families in Montgomery County.
Stewart Edelstein

….this is more than just a nonprofit. Identity, at its core, is about improving the lives of our Latino community in Montgomery County and beyond.

Erwin Hesse
…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

…I want to give back, support and help create opportunities for the people of color that Identity serves.

Ivonne Lindley
…I strongly believe in Identity’s important mission and wish to help the organization achieve its goals.
Stephen Metz

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

Christian Mixter

…it serves as an exemplary model of what it looks like to do transformative work with community to build pathways to human dignity.

Gislene Tasayco

…of its profound and inspiring mission and its demonstrated effectiveness in empowering Montgomery County’s Latino youth and their families to reach their potential.

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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Sarah Whitesell
Chair 

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Monica Marquina
Vice Chair

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Michael A. Jiménez, Jr.
Board Secretary

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Kevin Toruno 
Board Treasurer 

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Shirley Brandman

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Gabriela Dveksler

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Stewart Edelstein, PhD 

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Erwin Hesse

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Michael Knapp

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Ivonne Lindley

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Stephen Metz

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Christian J. Mixter

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Gislene Tasayco

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Diego Uriburu
Ex Officio

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Tal B. Widdes

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Teresa Wright

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Alejandro Yepes