2018 Officers

President 2018
Connie Hensley

President-Elect 2018
Margarito Maldonado

VP Operations
Jaime Ibarra

AVP Operations
Roger Gonzalez

VP Entertainment
Narciso Escareno

AVP Entertainment
Ernie Barrientes

VP for Big Tent Entertainment
Leo Cortez

AVP for Big Tent Entertainment
Max Rocha

VP Events
Gabriela Flores

AVP Events
Carlos Lainez

Chair Charro Days Classic 5K Run
Tiny Barrientes

VP Special Ops
Patricia Hernandez Gonzalez

AVP Special Ops
Rudy Rodriguez

Chair Mercado
Claudia Lainez

VP Vendor Services
Sarah Martinez

AVP Vendor Services
Laura Tavarez

VP Cook Off Events
Anika Aviles

AVP Cook Off Events
Manuel Fernandez

Cook Off Judging Coordinator
Jessica Martinez

VP Kids Sing Off
Linda Macias

AVP Kids Sing Off
Ashley Lerma

VP Para Ninos
Norma Harfeny

AVP Para Ninos
Veronica Arellano

Para Ninos
Adrian Garcia

Treasurers
Adrian Rangel

Assistant Treasurers
Jennifer Cardenas

Secretary
Lizette Cantu Diaz

Assistant Secretary
Norma Salazar

Chair Beer Booth 1
Dagma Rodriguez

Chair Beer Booth 2
Lupita Cortinas

Chair Cantina I
Inez Ibarra

Chair Cantina II
Vicente Hernandez

Chair Soda/Water Booth
Mina Hernandez

Photographer – Photography Coordinator
Isabel Almanza

Photographers
Rigo Davila
Roman Martinez
Miros Menchaca
Julio Olguin
Daniel Sanchez

Park Decorations
Sandra Nevarez-Hernandez

Asst. Park Decorations
Abby Hernandez

VP Membership
Liz Charles

AVP Membership
Elvia Lozoya

Execution Team
Ruben Barrientes
Robert Galvan
Fred Gomez
Johnny Martin
Joel Sanchez
Eddie Uribe

Corporate Marketing Team

Chief Marketing Officer
Roy De los Santos-Cuellar

VP Corporate Marketing
Noemi Salas

AVP Corporate Marketing
David Gomez

VP Corporate Sponsorship
David Diaz

AVP Corporate Sponsorship
Ruben Quintero

VP Corporate Sponsorship
Denise Granado-Chavez

AVP Corporate Sponsorship
Cassandra Bravo

VP Corporate Sponsorship
Monica Garza

AVP Corporate Sponsorship
Murphy Jeffries

VP Corporate Sponsorship
Lupita Vera

AVP Corporate Sponsorship
Eddy Galvan

VP Corporate Sponsorship
Patty Rodriguez

AVP Corporate Sponsorship
Mario Vera

VP Advertising
Aurora Stevens

VP Media
Charlie Abrego

VP Social Media
Michelle Garcia

Corp. Mktg. Photography
Rosemary Hensley-Robledo

VP Corporate Relations Big Tent
Sylvia Rodriguez

AVP Corporate Relations Big Tent
Angela Burton

VP Corporate Relations Main Stage
Loribeth Stevens

Corp. Mktg. Execution Team
Julie Arellano
Oziel Chavez
Art Rosales
Alberto Sanchez

Sombrero Festival Board of Directors

Danny Loff
Mark Barnard
Dan Alaniz – Chief Financial Officer
Mary Alice Loya – General Manager
Alonso (Tiny) Barrientes
David Hanawa
Jose Luis Martinez
Jack Loff
Robert (Bobby) Lerma
Mary Jane Jackson
David Vela
Molly Plitt
Sammy Herrera
Roberto H. Solis

A. Roy Gonzalez
Adrian Garcia
Poncho Gomez
David Musso
Tommy Bermudez – Board Secretary
Sandra Herrera
Roy De los Santos-Cuellar
Gabriel (Gabe) Pena – HQ Operations Mgr.
JJ Gonzalez
Sergio Rodriguez
Olga Gonzalez – Board Chairman
Norma Gomez
Dillon Vanderford – Executive Director
Letty R. Garza
Emily Mathers