SHPE 2022 National Convention

  • Charlotte Convention Center
  • Charlotte, North Carolina

Thank You to Our 2022 Planning Committee!

With over 9,000 in attendance and growing, the SHPE National Convention requires an enormous team of dedicated volunteer committee members contributing their time, experience, and energy. We are so grateful to these committee members for giving back to their SHPE Familia by volunteering to support the largest gathering of Hispanics in STEM in the country.

Committee Role Name SHPE Chapter Name
Advisor Chair J. Eliseo De Leon Iowa State University
Advisor Vice Chair Maria Oquendo Laredo Professional Chapter
Community College Faculty Chair June Keller SHPE HCC and SHPE Houston Professional
Community College Member Arash Shariatzadeh University of Houston
Convention Readiness Co-Chair Esteban Lopez
Convention Readiness Co-Chair Amy Chu Ramos
Corporate Relations Committee Member Mario Alvarenga Puget Sound Professional
Corporate Relations Committee Member Francisco Arriaga Georgia Professional
Corporate Relations Committee Member Ana Riveros Atlanta Professional
Corporate Relations Committee Member Maritza Sanchez SHPE Los Angeles Professional
Corporate Relations Committee Member Emily Anne Vargas Los Angeles Professional
Corporate Tours Chair Sylvia Galvez Chicago Professional Chapter
Competition Committee Andrea Lopez Puget Sound Professional
Competition Committee Alexandro Castaneda Los Angeles Professional
Competition Committee Wilson Thomas Los Angeles Professional
Competition Committee Cindy Cruz-Rodriguez
Cybersecurity Challenge Chair Dishaun Philips At Large Region 6
Cybersecurity Challenge Vice Chair Zoraida Martinez Fresno Professional
Engineering Science Symposium Co-Chair Leonardo Chamorro Central Illinois Chapter
Engineering Science Symposium Co-Chair Cristian Gaedicke San Francisco Bay Professional
Engineering Science Symposium Member Victor Cervantes U of IL Urbana
Engineering Science Symposium Member Juan Ocampo
Entrepreneurship Chair Braulio Reyes
Extreme Engineering Cesar Gonzalez
Extreme Engineering Sam Attaguile
Extreme Engineering Jessica Flores
Graduate Track Chair Juliana Trujillo University of Virginia
Graduate Track member Rosa Morales University of Colorado, Boulder
Graduate Track member Adriana Mulero Russe Georgia Institute of Technology
Graduate Hospitality/Competition Member Romanna Flores
Inclusion Track Member Indhira Hasbun
Inclusion Track Chair Luis Ramirez Austin Professional
Local Convention Chair
Marketing Support Alondra Sandoval SHPE at UCI, and SHPE Region 2
Marketing Support
Presenter Support Miurka Hidalgo NYC Professional
Presenter Support Raul Munoz, Jr
Professionals In STEM Conference Chair Jimi Diaz SHPE Phoenix
Professionals In STEM Conference Chair Ileana Rubio SHPE Lockheed-Martin Fort Worth
Onsite Support Co-Chair Jesus Martinez
Onsite Support Co-Chair Alex Saint-Blancard Puget Sound Professional
Onsite Support Praneel Kumar SHPE-DC Professional
Onsite Support Mariela Rodriguez
Onsite Support Alex Flores
Onsite Support Dorianis Perez
SHPEtinas Conference Co-Chair Yamille Perez Eastern Iowa Professional
SHPEtinas Conference Co-Chair Melanie Suarez University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
SHPEtinas Conference Committee Member Cristina Cantero Central Florida Professional
SHPEtinas Conference Committee Member Yadira Salamander North Carolina Professional
SHPEtinas Conference Committee Member Catalina Cardenas Fresno State
Signage Chair Lenin Paulino SHPE-US Patent and Trademark Office
Signage Committee Member Juan Valentin SHPE-US Patent and Trademark Office
Signage Committee Member Orlando Meraz
Signage Committee Member Denis Salinas
Special Events Chair Belix Ortiz Ditren SHPE-US Patent and Trademark Office
Special Events Member - Professional Wendy Reiter DFWTX Professional-Regular
Special Events Member Deyzi Ixtabalan SHPE Phoenix Professional
Special Events Member Mariela Resendez SHPE Phoenix Professional
Special Events Member - SHPEtinas Catalina Buitrago Boeing SHPE / SHPE Colorado
Special Events Member Ramon Hermida
Special Events Member - SHPEtinas Lindsay Tardiff
Special Events Member Albert Fernandez
Special Events Member Jorge Alvarez
Special Events Member Beatriz Sousa Austin Professional
STAR Awards Chair Diana Gomez
STAR Awards Member Linda Renteria San Francisco Bay Area Professional
STAR Awards Member Valerie Valenzuela At Large Region 2
STAR Awards Member Maggie Navarro
STAR Awards Member Martha Renteria
Student/Prof Networking Horacio Castillo Del Rio
Student/Prof Networking Member Marjorie Blanco Puget Sound Professional
Surveys Chair Jimmy Gomez Silicon Valley Professional
Surveys Vice Chair Joseph Gonzalez Huntsville Professional
Tech Talks Chair Julio Ortiz Los Angeles Professional
Tech Talks Vice Chair Sara Rothe
Undergraduate Track Chair Karen Hernandez At Large Region 4