2020 RLDC Region 1

  • San Jose Marriott
  • San Jose, California

RLDC 1: Committee Members

Professional Lead

Leticia Martinez
San Francisco Bay Area

Electrical Engineer at PG&E responsible for downtown San Francisco. First-generation college graduate from Mexican/Salvadoran parents. Have been part of SHPE for 10 years, SHPE Lifetime member and is a current board member with SHPE-SFBA.

Logistics Chair

Manuel Valles Vera
San Francisco Bay Area

Former SHPE SFBA board member and President ‘17-’18. Enjoys volunteering his time to promote STEM within the Latino community. Manages construction projects for the City of San Francisco, and on his free time enjoys exotic cuisines from around the world.

Marketing Chair

Patricia Carranza
San Francisco Bay Area

Sr. Software Engineer at Macy’s Technology and former SHPE SF Bay Area board member. She received her Computer Engineering degree from Cal Poly SLO.


Sponsorship Chair

Stacy Saenz
San Francisco Bay Area

Project Engineer for Clark Construction. Received her degree in Civil Engineering and a minor in Mathematics from Sac State. Has been part of the SHPE familia for over 8 years, holding positions in both local and regional boards/committees most recently with SHPE-SFBA.

Gala Chair

Marisela Rocha
San Francisco Bay Area

Project Manager for CBRE @ Google. Received her degree in Civil Engineering and a minor in Construction Management from Fresno State. STEMinist and SHPE Lifetime member. Former SHPE SFBA board member and President ‘16-’17.


Student Track Chair

Norberto Sanchez-Dichi
Silicon Valley

Member of the Technical Staff at Maxim Integrated. Received his BSEE and MSEE from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Currently on the SHPE Silicon Valley board.

Professional Track Chair

Aaron Martinez
San Francisco Bay Area

Software Engineer at Macy's Technology and has been part of the SHPE Familia for 13 years. Former SHPE SFBA board member and President ‘14-’16. He is passionate about giving back to the community and helping develop the next generation of successful Latinos.

Social Events Chair

Tannia Rodriguez
San Francisco Bay Area

Recent graduate of the University of California - San Francisco where she received her MS in Global Health. Her background is in tissue engineering and she completed a BS and MS in Biomedical Engineering at Wayne State University.


Professional Track Chair

Josue Perez
Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo

5th year Civil Engineering Major with a minor in Construction Management at Cal Poly SLO.

Student Lead

Saraith Aispuro
Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo

5th-year Manufacturing Engineering major with a minor in Ethnic Studies at Cal Poly SLO.




Logistics Chair

Andreas (AJ) Anderhub
Santa Clara University

4th-year Computer Science and Engineering major at Santa Clara University.



Marketing Chair

Gabriel Medina-Kim
Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo

Undergraduate senior at Cal Poly SLO, majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Gender, Race, Culture, Science, and Technology. Has organized STEM events, campus tours, and scholarships for SHPE Jr. over the last three years.

Sponsorship Chair

William Guillen
Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo

3rd-year transfer Civil Engineering major at Cal Poly SLO.





Gala Chair

Ada Tadeo
Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo

3rd-year Biomedical Engineering student at Cal Poly SLO. Grew up in Ventura, CA. First-generation college student.




Student Track Chair

Leticia Mezzetti
Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo

2nd-year Mechanical Engineering major at Cal Poly SLO.




Innovation Challenge

Cinthya Jauregui
Santa Clara University

2nd-year General Engineering major with a concentration in Human-Centric Design at Santa Clara University. She is a Mexican-born first-generation student from Peruvian parents.



Social Events Chair

Maria Esquivel
Santa Clara University

2nd year Bioengineering major at Santa Clara University. First-generation college student, too!




Region 1 Vice President

Vincent Rodriguez