Meet the Board

leadership team

Board Members

Richard F. Garcia

LULAC 3272 President

Currently serving as LULAC 3272 President, Rick was born and raised in the San Joaquin Valley and holds a Bachelor degree in Biology. Rick is involved in several community and youth-based organizations. He has served as a school board trustee for 28 years and a County Water Board member for 14 years. In addition to these elected positions, Rick has been active in youth sports, religious instruction and mentoring at-risk youth at a local high school. Rick is now retired and works part time for his daughter Maria as an environmental consultant. He was formerly a junior high science teacher for 8 years.

Felix M. Vasquez

LULAC 3272 Vice President

Currently serving as LULAC 3272 Vice-President, Felix was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and has lived in the city of Bakersfield, California since 1988. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wyoming and is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Felix retired from the oil and gas industry after working for more than 30 years. Felix always strives to be a good neighbor in the community by volunteering for company-sponsored charitable organizations such as the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, United Way, Alliance Against Family Violence, as well as diverse local school education programs. In December 1999, Felix coordinated a relief effort for humanitarian support for victims of a devastating flood in Venezuela. Felix served as a board member of the Kern County Chapter Red Cross Super CPR Saturday. His accomplishments include serving as the Chairman of the Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement (MESA) Industry Advisory Board at the California State University Bakersfield (CSUB).  Bechtel Petroleum Corporation recognized Felix with a Best of the Best Award for his leadership and support for MESA.


Javier Lozano

LULAC 3272 Vice President Youth

Currently serving as KC LULAC 3272 Vice-President Youth Programs/Activities. Javier currently is a Senior Partner/Consultant with HRCS, Inc. providing Human Resources and Business consulting services and has over 35 years of HR experience. Javier holds an MBA from the University of La Verne in La Verne, CA. and is certified as Senior Professional in HR (SPHR), Professional in HR-California (PHRca), Global Professional in HR (GPHR) and SHRM-SCP certification. Javier is an adjunct professor at CSU Bakersfield, Cal Poly Pomona, and La Verne University. Javier has served on numerous volunteer and community boards including as Chair Kern Literacy Council, Chair of United Way of Kern County, Chair of Mexican American Opportunity Foundation, and INROADS of Kern County, Chair of DFEH Roundtable, and Chair of Mayor’s Committee for Employment of People with Disabilities, KC-SHRM Chair, National Employment Committee Chair, and California State Council of SHRM College Relations Director. Javier has been married to his lovely wife Lupe for 20 years and has four adult children and four grandchildren.

Amanda Muñetón Anaya

LULAC 3272 Secretary

Amanda was born and raised in Kern County. She currently works for Providence Strategic Consulting, a communications firm headquartered in Bakersfield, as the Director of Operations. Amanda holds a BA in Business Administration & Management from Fresno Pacific University. She is an active member of our community, serving on the board for Magdalene Hope, and is a member of Latina Leaders of Kern County. Amanda enjoys nature and outdoor activities, serving her community, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Juan Campos, CHMM

LULAC 3272 Community Outreach Director

Currently serving as Community Outreach Director, Juan has been involved with environmental program management for nearly 20 years in a variety of roles. His education includes a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from CSU Bakersfield and a Masters of Science in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Denver. Juan is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, with extensive experience in Air Quality Permitting, Greenhouse Gas Management (GHG), Environmental Compliance Strategies, Hazardous Materials, Waste Management, and Health and Safety. Juan is a “Health, Safety, and Environment Team Lead” for California Resources Corporation (CRC) responsible for HSE programs at CRC’s assets in the San Joaquin and Sacramento Valley basins. Juan, his wife, Alycia, and their two daughters live in Bakersfield.

Adriana Rivas

LULAC 3272 Director of Youth Activities

Currently serving as LULAC 3272 Director of Youth Activities, Adriana was born in Texas, and has lived in Bakersfield, California since 1988. Adriana graduated from Bakersfield College with an Associate of Arts Degree in Psychology and is pursuing her Baccalaureate Degree in Psychology from California State University of Bakersfield. She has worked in the oil and gas industry for the last 8 years and is currently a Regulatory Advisor for California Resources Corporation. Adriana has also promoted health and wellness as a wellness coordinator during her career in the oil and gas industry. In her spare time, Adriana enjoys Zumba and spending time with her son and family.

Diana Figueroa

LULAC 3272 Director of Activities

Currently serving as Director of Activities, Diana was born in Selma, CA and was raised in Bakersfield since the age of 8, when her parents moved from Tijuana, Baja California. She is a first-generation college graduate from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She pursued a Bachelors in Sociology and Art History in Architecture and Environment and continued her education at San Diego State University receiving her Master of Arts in Post-Secondary Education Leadership in Student Affairs. Her passion is in education and she has a love for the arts. She currently is an Educational Advisor for the TRIO Educational Talent Search program at CSUB.  Diana owes her success to the many community members who assisted her in her academic and professional journey and wishes to create more opportunities for others to succeed.

Alejandro Aguilar Hernandez

LULAC 3272 Director of Media

Currently serving as LULAC 3272 Director of Media, Alejandro was born in Tijuana, Mexico and raised in Lamont, Ca before moving to Bakersfield, Ca as a teenager. Alejandro is a DACA recipient and holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from California State University Bakersfield (CSUB) and is a certified Engineer in Training (EIT) with plans to earn his Professional Engineer’s license. He works in the oil and gas industry as a Facilities Engineer for California Resources Corporation. Alejandro enjoys volunteering and is also a member of CRC’s engineering lab at the Boys and Girls Club and CRC’s Magic Barrel. In his spare time, Alejandro enjoys spending time with his family and together they enjoy going out to Dodger games.  

Maria Elvira Williams

LULAC 3272 Director of Membership

Currently serving as Director of Membership, Maria Elvira is the Administrative Assistant-V at Elk Hills Power (A subsidiary of California Resource Corporation – CRC) since 2008. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a focus on Accounting from Ashford University. Maria has dedicated many years to serving the Hispanic community: As a religious educator for children, as a Citizenship and English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor for adults through the Kern County Adult Literacy Council (KALC) She volunteers as a Mentor for Cal State University (CSUB) student program -12 Cups of Coffee. Maria is the proud mother of four (2 Boys-2 girls) adult children. Born in Mexico, Maria Elvira, lives, worships, and plays in Bakersfield, California since she was five years old.

Ana Montenegro

LULAC 3272 Treasurer

Currently serving as LULAC 3272 Treasurer. Ana grew up in Venezuela, and has lived in the city of Bakersfield, California for more than a decade. Ana holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from La Universidad del Zulia and holds an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Heriot-Watt University. Ana has more than 20 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry with exposure to both domestic and international assignments. Through her career, Ana has been exposed to a variety of oil fields, where she led several profitable projects while working with multidisciplinary and multicultural teams. Ana currently works in the Oil & Gas industry as an Engineering Manager for California Resources Corporation (CRC). Ana likes to promote STEAM in education, and she has volunteered in programs such as the Engineering Lab and Geology Club for the Boys and Girls Club, and the Energy Academy Mentoring Program. In her spare time, Ana enjoys outdoor activities, and spending time with her family.

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