County Executive


Prince George's County, Maryland

Sixth Meeting of the Prince George's County New Americans Task Force Set for Saturday May 31, 2014 at 9:00 AM


For Immediate Release: 5/30/2014 6:25 PM

Contact: Dinora Hernandez, Latino Liaison, Office of Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, 301-952-3620

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – The sixth meeting of  the Prince George’s County New Americans Task Force (NATF) will take place on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the Community Room at Vista Gardens Marketplace, Bowie, MD.  

The 9-person volunteer task force is an advisory committee formed by Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III that is charged with identifying and recommending best practices for increasing diversity in  Prince George’s County Government. NATF, co-chaired by  Sen. Victor Ramirez (D-47th District) and Patricia Arzuaga, Esq., is working collaboratively with key stakeholders, including state and local elected officials, community organizations, businesses and other community partners to achieve its mission.  

WHAT:
Sixth meeting of the New Americans Task Force 

WHO:
New Americans Task Force Members:

  • Co-Chair Senator Victor Ramirez (D-District 47)
  • Co-Chair Patricia Arzuaga, Esq.
  • Prince George’s County Council Vice Chair Will Campos (D-District 2)
  • Hector Aguiñiga, International Student Counselor, International School Counseling Office, Prince George’s County Public School System
  • Luisa Montero-Diaz, Managing Director, Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers, Latin American Youth Center
  • Andy Kim, Secretary and Treasurer, Prince George’s County Korean American Chamber of Commerce
  • Lt. Joe Perez, President, Hispanic National Law Enforcement Association
  • Virginia Kase, Chief Operating Officer, CASA de Maryland
  • Franklin Akinkoye, Chairman, Board of Directors, African Business Owners Forum, Inc.

 WHEN:
Saturday, May 31, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:
10201 Martin Luther King, Jr. Hwy
Vista Gardens Marketplace
Community Room
Bowie, MD 20720

 

There may be portions of the meeting closed to the public pursuant to provisions of the Maryland Open Meeting Act.

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