On behalf of United Latinos, I would like to thank you for visiting our website. I encourage you to attend one of monthly meetings to learn more about our organization. Even better, go to our membership page to become a member of United Latinos. Be a part of our Mission and Vision and subscribe to our Newsletter to keep informed on the many activities of United Latinos.
Ronald Jimenez retired from the State of California after 38 years of government service with EDD and The California Department of Veteran Affairs (CalVet). For over 35 years he has been committed to the youth of California and his community. He has been Grand Knight of his Knights of Columbus Council since 2007, past president of the Latino Junior Golf Association, Gov. Brown’s Interagency Council for Veterans, Sacramento Elks Lodge # 6 Veteran Committee Chair and facilitator of the Napa-Salano Counties Collaborative for Military and Their Families. He has held positions with Senior Cleaners Inc., Festival de La Familia and was inducted into the Mexican-American Sports Hall of Fame in 2006. As the Director of Community Outreach, he serves as the Chairman of Student Programs.
I am Hibbis Cannon; I was born in a beautiful island Dominican Republic. I came to USA sponsored by my Godparents in 1992. My goal was to learn English as a second language while going to school, I met this wonderful gentleman and married him. We have two beautiful children. Currently divorced.
I went to American River college and graduated with a Associate Art Degree in Interior Design. 8 years later I got a new goal to open a bilingual child care business and went back to school graduating in a year with Associate Art Degree in Early Childhood Education, 2008. With a site supervisor teaching credential. I had my business for 10 years.
Three years ago, I started to work for the Department General Services as a Secretary and Training coordinator. I learned so much but now my goal is to be Staff Service Analyst.
My passion is everything with the Showbiz. I started my career as a model when I was 14 years old as a participant in Miss Teenage. Came to USA and took many acting for the camera classes/ theater/ stage craft and dancing. I got several jobs as an actress/ model/ movies and TV shows. I have done lives interview on Univision and Radio.
I enjoy helping others specially Mi Raza. I am currently the 2019 secretary for The United Latinos and promoter for UL involved in the UL outreach attending function promoting the UL. We just did a promotion on: February 24, 2019. Arturo Aleman one of the founder of UL and myself had an entire hour on a show promoting United Latinos 97.9 Radio with Alma Garcia.
Looking Forward to a successful year 2019.
Mary Cervantez’ call for helping in the community is close to her heart in many aspects. Against all odds she has come out of numerous challenging life experiences with an endless desire to give back. She has volunteered for great causes in the South Sacramento area and is in the process of building a business providing financial services to help people prepare for the unexpected. She has over 10 years’ experience in Administration, Human Resources & Payroll. She’s a very proud mother of 5 and grandmother of 2 beautiful baby girls.
Julio C. Gonzalez
Julio Cesar A Gonzalez is currently an Affiliated and Independent Communications, Public Relations & Marketing Professional. Julio works with several local volunteer groups that focus on the Latino Community. He joined United Latinos in the fall of 2011 and was appointed Media Director for his experience, expertise in outreach and communications using digital and traditional media. Julio prior to joining United Latinos was a legislative liaison for a large state volunteer group, had conducted corporate outreach clinics and had worked to create sustainable coalitions for the various local volunteer groups.
Arturo is an eclectic community leader within the Latino and Native American community with more than 50 years of community activism. He worked for the state in many capacities and retired from the state in 2002 as a Governor’s Appointee. Since then he has managed his own consulting firm in “Building Organizational Capacity.” A change agent, Arturo is dedicated to ensuring a just and equal opportunity society on a global scale.
SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR
She was born in Connecticut and raised in California. Cheryll is a gerontologist who has served as a college professor the past 30 years teaching in the field of Gerontology. She has also founded and directed the local Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association in Sacramento. She served for four years as a member of the Sacramento County Adult and Aging Commission and served two years as a member of the State of California Cemetery and Funeral Bureau Advisory Committee. The past 15 years she has been involved as a member of the Funeral Consumers Alliance served locally and currently sits on the State Board of Directors. Cheryll believes education about the issues surrounding the end of life should be known by everyone. She has a grown son.
CO-CHAIR CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
Herman Barahona is our volunteer community organizer. His story is highly influenced by his experiences as an immigrant, and as a civically engaged neighbor in the counties of Los Angeles, Alameda and Marin County. Now as a Sacramento County resident, he enjoys the wonderful diversity Sacramento has to offer. He lives and works in the greater Valley Region with his wife and two cool big niños.
Ronald F. Jimenez
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE
Hon. Cruz Reynoso
HONORARY BOARD MEMBER
HONORARY BOARD MEMBER