State Auditor Brian Colón Elected To Serve On National Association Of Latino Elected And Appointed Officials

State Auditor Brian Colón


State Auditor Brian Colón has been elected to the Board of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) for a term of three years.

Auditor Colón joins 6 other new Board members who were selected during NALEO’s annual meeting from a list of 29 nominees by its Nominations Committee, chaired by Rhode Island’s Secretary of State.

“New Mexico’s elected officials have a long history of leadership in the NALEO and to follow in their footsteps by being selected to serve on the Board is a terrific honor,” said Auditor Colón. “As an elected official in a minority-majority state the work I will being doing as a member of the Board is of particular importance and significance. I look forward to advancing the organization’s mission of ensuring the nation’s Latino elected and appointed officials are effective advocates for the communities we serve.”

Auditor Colón joins the following nominees who were also elected to the Board:

• Minnesota State Senator Melisa López-Franzen,

• Phoenix Union High School District Board Member Stephanie Parra,

• Florida State Senator Ana Maria Rodriguez,

• Oakland County Health Network Board Member John Paul Torres,

• Miami-Dade Expressway Authority Board Member Luz Urbaez Weinberg, and

• City of Chicago Alderman Gilbert Villegas.

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials is the non-partisan leadership organization of the nation’s more than 6,800 Latino elected and appointed officials.