The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund issued the following statement regarding the appointment of Cecilia Muñoz to Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council:
“The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund congratulates Cecilia Muñoz on her recent appointment by President Barack Obama to serve as Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council.
“Munoz’s appointment to one of the White House’s top posts is a testament to both the breadth of her unique policy expertise and the wealth of talent that Latinos are bringing to the highest levels of public service across the country.
“With Latinos now the second largest population group in America, Munoz’ vast experience working with the Latino community will prove an invaluable asset as the Council sets out to tackle jobs, education, immigration and the many other challenges facing our nation today.
“We congratulate Muñoz on her new position, and look forward to continuing to work with her and the Council on issues of importance to the Latino community and the country as a whole.”