Through the power of connection: invest, inspire and serve

The Latino Leadership Network (LLN) is a Washington State employee resource group. We are an organization of Latinos and allies working to build, connect and inspire the Latino workforce in state government. We are driven to prepare outstanding Latino leaders and a qualified workforce that will serve our state today and tomorrow.

LLN reflects the rich Latinx diversity, culture and history seen across the state of Washington. An empowered resource group contributes to a state workforce that understands the communities it serves and improves the delivery of public services.

Our Vision

Connecting and inspiring Washington State's Latino workforce and leaders of today and tomorrow.

Our Values Include:

  • Leadership

  • Legacy/heritage

  • Respect

  • Professionalism

  • Excellence

  • Innovation

  • Diversity, equity and inclusion

  • Public service


What We Do:

  • Networking

  • Promote professional development

  • Encourage leadership opportunities

  • Practice diversity and inclusion skills

  • Promote cultural connections and awareness

  • Celebrate our culture

  • Be catalysts for change

  • Be ambassadors in your agency and community

Our Leadership Team

Co-chairs: Juan Alaniz (HCA) & Marlene White (DCYF)

Executive Sponsor: Alfie Alvarado-Ramos (DVA)

Support Team: Victor Andino (DOH), Lolo Arevalo (DES), Tony Griego (DOL), Veronica Hand (L&I), Noemi LaChapelle (DOL), Rene Morales (DVA), Maria Siguenza (CHA)

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