Latino Leadership Network

“Leaders of Today,
Preparing Leaders of Tomorrow”

Upcoming Events

Washington State Latino Leadership Network Lunch and Learn Series

Check back for our next scheduled event!

For questions contact LLN Chair, Phillip Gonzales


Event Coordinator Richard Texidor

About Us

The Washington State Latino Leadership Network (LLN) is a group of state government employees who believe that through networking and professional development we strengthen our workforce and support succession planning.  We are passionate about creating a better future for the next generation.


To provide professional development of its members through networking, training, mentoring, and coaching opportunities.


Create a workforce that reflects the populations that we serve, at all levels of state government, in order to better serve the citizens of our state.


The Latino Leadership Network is an inclusive group open to all Latino state employees and interested parties. Everyone is welcome.


The Latino Leadership Network is run by a chair and a co-chair who guide the work of the group under the direction of the executive sponsor.


Promote professional development and leadership opportunities of state employees through:

– Sharing training and educational opportunities

– Hosting training and networking events for LLN members and guests

Improve access to promotional opportunities by

– Sharing employment announcements for state jobs

– Mentoring and coaching members

Assist in the recruitment of well-qualified Latinos for state government positions

Represent the interests of the Latino community within our scope of work

Most Recent Lunch & Learn

Previous Lunch & Learn Events

February 1st, 2016

November 11th, 2015

October 5th, 2015

Previous Lunch & Learn Materials

Succession Planning by Mark Sullivan


Phillip Gonzales, Chair, Department of Social and Health Services

Andrea Ruiz, Co-Chair, Labor and Industries

Alfie Alvarado-Ramos, Executive Sponsor, Department of Veterans Affairs

Mynor Lopez, Support Staff, Commission on Hispanic Affairs