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Hispanic American Leadership Organization

President Juan Rosales


Hola Amigos!
I’m a senior international business administration major and your HALO President. I have been involved with HALO ever since my freshman year quickly taking leadership positions ranging from community service chair, vice president, to president last year and happily being reelected for my second term. I hope that you will come out to one of our events or meetings to get to know us and of course always remember that you get out of your college experience as much as you put into it, ADELANTE!  or


EVP Maria Zuniga

 Executive Vice President

Que pasa calabasas! I’m a Spanish Secondary Education Major. An Emporia local and California native. This past summer I was given the opportunity to reunite with my California familia after 10 years! I love to learn about different cultures and meet new people! Summer 2010 I studied abroad and interned as an English Teacher in S. Korea. I LOVE to watch Korean Dramas, and listen to KPOP. My favorite painter has to be hands down Frida Kahlo. Also I am a Senator for the Associated Student Government and am the Campus and Community Relations Chair. You can either find me in CSI or at the library! 


Secretary Kelly Bonilla

 Executive Secretary

I'm Kelly Bonilla, currently a Sophomore Nursing Major and the HALO Secretary for 2012-2013. HALO has been such an experience for me personally. I have learned to take on leadership roles and to break out of my shell a bit more. This is my first year on the executive board and I am already starting to enjoy it! I can't wait for the rest of the year and for what lies ahead!



Finance Micheal Torres

 VP of Finance

Hey there! I'm Micheal Torres, this year's HALO VP of Finance and Sophomore Communications major here at Emporia State! I am looking forward to another great year with all of our members and cannot wait to see some new, friendly faces around campus! HALO has opened a number of doors for me and I know it can do the same for you! Just join us regularly for any of our General Meetings or participate in any number of our fun events, celebrations, or fundraisers! Hope to see you soon!



Programming Stephany Ponciano

 VP of Programming

Hi my name is Stephany Ponciano. I am a freshman this semester and currently studying a Biology Major for Pre-Dentistry. This is my second semester in HALO, and I have had a great experience so far! I am currently the vice president of Programming for HALO, and I am looking forward to helping out in HALO as much as I can, while I attend Emporia state. I'm looking forward to the rest of the year and to future semesters with HALO!



C/S Vilma Magana

 VP of Fundriasing & Community Service

I’m Vilma Magana, currently a Biology/Pre-Med student and HALO’s vice president of Fundraising and Community Service 2012- 2013. Although this is my first year as a board member, I have been an active member of HALO for the past year or so. HALO has grown so much and is always working towards bigger and better things! This year will be fantastic and I cannot wait to get things rolling!!!



PR Clarissa Carrillo

 VP of Public Relations

Hello there, my name is Clarissa Carrillo and I’m currently the vice-president of public relations for HALO. I’m a sophomore and I’m double majoring in Spanish. I will never regret my choice and if I could choose again I would choose ESU.  College is not only a place where you get an education; it’s also a place where you can make friendships and memories that will last a lifetime. HALO is an awesome organization that has contributed a lot to the great college experience I’ve been having. I hope you get the opportunity to enjoy being involved like me.


Dr. Gregory Robinson