WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — After an extensive search, the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) announces David Ferreira as the organizations Executive Director.
With over 15 years of experience in Washington, D.C., David Ferreira is no stranger to government formation, political advocacy and Hispanic based issues. Prior to NHCSL, he was a partner at Hispanic Strategy Group, a boutique government relations firm, preceding his four year tenure as Vice President of Government Relations for the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC).
“We will continue a proud legacy of successful advocacy for the Hispanic community while further strengthening our capabilities, improve member satisfaction and place a renewed focus on the needs of the fast growing number of Latino legislators throughout nation,” said David Ferreira, NHCSL Executive Director. “I am proud to be part of this organization whose critical mission is to help Hispanic legislators be more effective in their advocacy, both nationally and locally.”
Representative Minnie Gonzalez (CT), NHCSL President, said Ferreira’s broad range of skills, multiple facets of government relations and extensive fundraising experience can help lead the organization to greater heights.
“David Ferreira has a successful history of leadership and development in government relations that will serve NHCSL well,” said Representative Gonzalez (CT), NHCSL President. “David is a valuable addition to the NHCSL executive team. Among many talented individuals, we chose David for his wide ranging experience along with his deep commitment to Hispanic political empowerment making David an exceptional asset for the NHCSL. We look forward to an exciting period with a focus on empowering our members under his leadership.”
The NHCSL is the premier national association of Hispanic state legislators working to design and implement policies and procedures that will improve the quality of life for Hispanics throughout the country. NHCSL was founded in 1989 as a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with the mission to be the most effective voice for the more than 340 Hispanic legislators. For more information visit www.nhcsl.org.
SOURCE National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL)