Mission Statement

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


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

ALE shall:

  • Actively participate in public service designed to assist Latinas/os/xs and the community at large through compassionate mentorship
  • Provide representation of Latina/o/x interests in College committees
  • Promote equity in hiring Administration, Faculty, and Staff
  • Educate campus community related to Latina/o/x issues
  • Enhance the recruitment of prospective Latina/o/x students and the retention of Latina/o/x students attending Pasadena City College
  • Cultivate a sense of community among campus Latina/o/x 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
Community Relations Chair Melva Alvarez
Educational Awareness Chair Dr. Cristina Salazar-Romo
Scholarship Chair  Margarita Regalado Rivera 
Social/Fundraising Events Chair Tanith Quintanilla
Classified Representative Rudy Aguilar
Faculty Representative Desiree Zuniga
Management Representative Eladio Fernandez