Members of the Board

Gloria V. Robles | President

Gloria Robles worked as an accountant and public relations specialist in her native Perú before immigrating to the United States in 2004. She taught public speaking to children at the Peruvian American Cultural Institute (ICPNA), a binational cultural center that promotes cultural exchange between Perú and the United States; and worked in radio journalism and doing voice-overs. In the United States, she worked as a volunteer at a Christian radio station and later was the producer of the Alternativa Latina Radio Show at WRHU 88.7 FM at Hofstra University. She was a reporter at Noticia LI for seven years and was the office manager and Gala Coordinator to provide scholarships to undocumented students at Círculo de Hispanidad. Ms. Robles is a community relation director for the Sperling Law Offices, where she also helps immigrants obtain legal status.

George Siberon | Member

George Siberón is the executive director of the Hempstead Hispanic Civic Association, Inc., a not-for-profit, community-based organization that has been providing services to the residents of Hempstead and surrounding communities for more than 35 years. Mr. Siberon is responsible for ensuring that services provided by HHCA (English as a second language, after-school tutoring, summer camp, affordable housing and tenant advocacy) are provided in a professional, culturally sensitive manner. With over 40 years of administrative experience, he has also worked as executive director for the Nassau County youth board, district manager for Rep. Nydia Velazquez, deputy director for programs and acting executive director for Aspira of New York, and psychiatric social worker for the Puerto Rican Family Institute. Mr. Siberon has a master’s degree in social work from Fordham University, and a master’s in public administration from Baruch College, where he graduated with honors. He is also a graduate of the prestigious National Urban Fellows Program and is a member of Phi Alpha Alpha, the National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration.