1st term expire 8/1/2021
Carlos is focused on advocacy and policy work affecting the state’s Latino community. His primary focus areas are education equality, Census 2020, and employment opportunities.
Carlos is involved in the Seattle chapter of the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) and is serving his second term as President since 2011. He is also serves on the Board of Directors for Seattle Credit Union as the current Vice-Chairman where he advises on serving the underbanked community.
He was born in Costa Rica, and immigrated to the United States with his parents at the age of four. The summer before he started junior high school, Carlos and his family traveled to El Salvador to apply for residency without any guarantee to return to the United States. Fortunately they earned residency status. Carlos became a U.S. citizen in 2000.
Carlos and his wife have been Seattle residents since 2011.