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The Votes are in and the Membership has Spoken!

Many thanks to all of you who voted in the recent elections for the 2024-2025 NCIHC Board of Directors. The votes are in and the successful candidates are:

Eliana Lobo President:
Eliana Lobo, Director, Lobo Language Access, Tacoma, WA
Debbie Lesser Treasurer:
Debbie Lesser, Director, Language Access Services, Wellstar, Atlanta, GA
Cindy Roat Director:
Cindy Roat, National Consultant on Language Access in Health Care, Seattle, WA
Henry Colindres Director:
Henry Colindres, Interpreter Language Services
Educator and Staff Development Specialist II, 
University of New Mexico Hospitals, Albuquerque, NM
Kevin Cunningham Director:
Kevin Cunningham, Manager of Healthcare Sales, 
Certified Languages International, Portland, OR


Congratulations to all who ran. We hope that those of you who did not win this time around will join or continue to serve on one of the NCIHC committees. This is where the fun work happens! 


So, here is the final board configuration for 2024-2026:

President: Eliana Lobo, 2024-2026

Vice President: Carla Fogaren, 2023-2025

Treasurer: Debbie Lesser, 2024-2026

Secretary: Rosemary Simpson Ford, 2023-2025

Directors (7): 

Henry Colindres, 2024-2026

Kevin Cunningham, 2024-2026

Maichou Lor, 2023-2025

Fabiola Munafo, 2023-2025

Cindy Roat, 2024-2026

Andy Schweiter, 2023-2025

Graciela Zozaya, 2023-2025


The new board will be installed at the Annual Membership Meeting of the NCIHC, to be held online on the evening of Monday, April 29th. 

To view the press release, click on the link below.

Press Release link