Mission Statement

The Mission of the Association of Latino Employees (ALE) is to empower and engage Latino employees at Pasadena City College by developing, advocating and responding to the academic, social, political and economic needs of the community.


The Association of Latino Employees (ALE) was established April 2012 to support the needs and interests of Latino employees at Pasadena City College. ALE shall promote the concerns of the College's Latino employees and serve as a voice for Latino employees and students. ALE shall support the mission and integrity of Pasadena City College (PCC).

ALE shall:

  • Actively participate in public service designed to assist Latinos and the community at large through compassionate mentorship
  • Provide representation of Latino interests in college committees
  • Promote equity in hiring Faculty, Staff and Administration
  • Educate campus Community related to Latino issues
  • Enhance the recruitment and retention of students attending Pasadena City College
  • Cultivate a sense of community among campus Latino employees
  • Provide opportunities for social and professional networking
  • Strengthen communication and collaboration with various campus groups with similar goals and objectives
  • Support outreach initiatives as determined by ALE


ALE Board Members Name
President Carlos "Tito" Altamirano
Vice President Angie Alvarez
Secretary Sandra Parra
Treasurer Dr. Iris Lucero
Scholarship Chair Margarita Regalado Rivera
Community Relations Chair Melva Alvarez
Educational Events Chair Dr. Michaela Mares-Tamayo
Social Events Chair Jeanette Pace
Classified Representative Ernesto Partida
Faculty Representative Desiree Zuniga
Management Representative Eladio Fernandez