Board of Directors

Juan Rivera, Ph.D.
Director of Mission 1 Advanced Technologies and Applications Space Systems Aerospace Systems Sector
Northrop Grumman Corporation (Ret.)

Chairman of the Board

Board Member since 2009
Past HENAAC Award Winner 

Rudolf C. Montiel, P.E.
Metropolitan Capital Partners, LLC

Vice Chairman of the Board
Board Member since 1999

Past HENAAC Award Winner

Ray Mellado
Great Minds in STEM

Chair Emeritus
Board Member since 1996

HENAAC Hall of Fame Member

Robin Evitts
Partner and Chief Operating Officer

Reach Partners LLC

Board Treasurer
Board Member since 2014

Board Members    
Patt Romero Cronin
IBM General Manager
Global Transformation Leader
Site Location Executive San Ramon
IBM Corporation

Board Member since 2008
Past HENAAC Award Winner
Ivan Diaz
Director of FOS Training & Safety Communications
Disney Parks, Experiences & Products

Board Member since 2015
Past HENAAC Award Winner
Alex Lopez
Vice President Global Sales & Marketing Network, Space Systems (Ret.)
The Boeing Company

Audit Committee Chair
Board Member since 2010
Past HENAAC Award Winner
H. Keith Moo-Young, Ph.D., P.E.
Vice Provost and Dean Undergraduate Education 
Rensselaer Polytechnic University

Education Committee Chair
Board Member since 2008
Anthony Ortega
Assistant Superintendent (Retired)
El Monte Union
High School District

Board Member since 2012
Antonio Padilla
Director Information Services and Enterprise Services Integration
The Boeing Company

Board Member since 2019
Anna M. Park, J.D.
Great Minds in STEM™

Board Member since 2009
Maria E. Ruess
CEO & Founder

Board Member since 2006
Past HENAAC Award Winner
Rainia L. Washington
Vice President
Global Diversity & Inclusion

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Board Member since 2016
Ralph Rosato, Esq.,
Attorney at Law

GMiS Board Advisor

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