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The El Zócalo Advisory Committee is vital in connecting Alley Theatre to Houston’s diverse Hispanic community. With over 100 members from various Hispanic organizations, it fosters equitable arts experiences, ensures authentic representation on stage, and strengthens relationships through partnerships. Prioritizing inclusivity and cultural sensitivity, it empowers the Hispanic community to engage fully in Houston’s vibrant arts scene.

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BALDEMAR RODRIGUEZ
Manager of Community Partnerships
Gerente de Alianzas Comunitarias
713-315-5444
BaldemarR@alleytheatre.org


Steering Committee

Secretary: Rhonda Sepulveda, Mary Ann Garcia

Membership Chair: Veronica Sudol

Events/Activities Chair: Ruthie Siska

  • Subcommittee: Ilsa Garcia, Lollie Ramirez Bennett, Anna Garcia, Veronica Sudol

PR/Marketing Chair: Blanca Beltran-Robinson

  • Social Media Subcommittee: Veronica Olivarez, Jose Avalos, Connie Leon
  • Traditional Media Subcommittee: Lorely de León (SPAN), Jackie Gil (ENG)

Education Chair: Dr. Sergio Lira

  • Subcommittee: Fina Padilla, Liz Berrones, Mary Ann Garcia

Sponsorship Chair: Dr. Bryan Lopez

  • Subcommittee: Maria Vilma Duran

Volunteer Chair: Jose Robles

 

El Zócalo Advisory Committee Members

Vanessa Alonzo
Victor Ancheta
Caroline Arenas
Diane Arms
Jose Avalos
Gloria Baranuk
Viviana Belfort
Blanca Beltran-Robinson
Patricia Cantu
Frances Castaneda-Dyess
Gracie Chavez
Karla Cisneros
Jason Cisneroz
Sanjuanita Cisneroz
Anna Corona-Garcia
Lorely de Leon
Amanda de Rosario
Marco Delgado
Tony Diaz
Maria Vilma Duran
Cesar Espinosa
Chase Estevez
Amparo Flores
Bolivar Fraga
Andrea Galindo
Robert Gallegos
Celia (Sally) Garcia
Ilsa Garcia
Mary Ann Garcia
Tony Garcia
Laurie Garcia
Blanca Garza
Jackie Gil
Francisco Guevara
Yeiry Guevara
Necole Irvin
Connie Leon
Sergio Lira
Maria Lira
Gloria Lopez
Bryan Lopez
Claudia Macias
Joaquin Martinez
Cristina Martinez
Carmen Martinez
Ivette Mayo
Macaria Mendez
Melissa Molano
Christina Morales
Laura Moreno
Cynthia Moreno
Estela Munguia
Veronica Olivarez
Fina Guadalupe Padilla
Christine Poleski
Susie Puac
Charles R. Villafana
Lollie Ramirez-Bennett
Lourdes Remond
Jannell Robles
Rosarito Rodriguez
Angela Rodriguez
Richard Rodriguez
Jesse Rodriguez
JoAnna Rodriguez
Graciela Saenz
Jose Eduardo Sanchez
Olga Schultz
Rhonda Sepulveda
Ruthie Siska
Veronica Sudol
Michelle Tovar
Gisela Treviño
Jaime Treviño
Myrna Treviño
Elva Treviño
Alexis Vargas
Gabriela Velasquez
Eddie Gonzalez Ibarra
Domingo Banda
Jeany Janeth Carrizales Marquez
Sylvia Villarreal
Lizbeth Ortiz
Martina Grifaldo
David Medina
Brenda Rangel
Desdamona Desi Rios
Mary Champion Closner
Samantha D. Leal
Esmeralda Pena
Marco Gonzalez
Liz Berrones
Karla Gutiérrez
Camilo Santos
Geovanny Alvarado
Patricia Garcia
Vickie luna
Sandra Martinez
Rita Bautista

Houston Artist
Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs – City of Houston
Houston Artist
Council on Recovery
Tech23
Houston Independent School District
AT&T
Barrio Kids Network
Houston Police Department – Region 2
East End Chamber of Commerce
Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs – City of Houston
District H – City of Houston
Houston Police Department – Region 2
Greater Houston YMCA
Women Empowering Women
AVANCE Houston
Visual Artist
Comcast
Nuestra Palabra
Central America Collective
FIEL
Estevez Suits
BEAR Utilities
Baker Ripley
Rice University
District I – City of Houston
LULAC Council 60
National Hispanic Professional Organization
Raices Unidas
Friends Feeding Families
Holocaust Museum Houston
Blanca’s Café
METRO
Houston Artist
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs – City of Houston
Houston Community College
LULAC Council 4967
LULAC Council 4967
Houston Independent School District
Aeolian Manor Foundation
Teaching Artist
District I – City of Houston
Houston Artist
NAMI Greater Houston
Power on Heels Fund, Inc.
Houston Mariachi Festival
Alley Thaetre Resident Acting Company
Texas State Representative Distict 145
University of Houston
Houston Artist
Houston Artist
University of Houston – Hispanic Alumni Association
MD Anderson
University of Houston – Downtown
Christ Church – Sugar Land
NAHREP – Houston Chapter
Women Empowering Women
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Harris County Public Defender’s Office
Texas Southern University
Justice of the Peace, PCT 2, Place 2
Tejano Center for Community Concerns
Magnolia Grown
Magnolia Park Arts
LULAC Council 60
Tecolotl, LLC
Houston Community College Systems
Catholic Charities
Art Advocate
MD Anderson
Center for African American Military History
Children’s Museum Houston
Cine for LIFE, Latinos in Film Education
CASA Texas East
Champions Club
The LatinX Publicist
Houston Cultural Collective
Grupo de Teatro Indigo
Grupo de Teatro Indigo
La Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
Savory Pie Company
Frida Festival
Alianza Internacional
Rice University
Rice University
Houston Area Women’s Center
National Hispanic Professional Organization
Gonzalez Law Group
Johnson Garcia Law
Judge Esmeralda Peña García
Retired Teacher
Tercera Llamada
Tercera Llamada
Tercera Llamada
Latin Women’s Initiative
H-E-B / Latin Women’s Initiative
Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas-Houston
Latina Podcaster