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USHCC Applauds Appointment of Cecilia Munoz as Director of the Domestic Policy Council
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The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) released the following statement today after President Obama appointed Cecilia Munoz as the new Director of the Domestic Policy Council:
“The USHCC applauds President Obama for selecting Cecilia Munoz to head the Domestic Policy Council. Her wealth of experience in government and public policy will be invaluable in ensuring that the Administration’s policies continue to proceed with intelligent direction and an eye toward job creation,” says USHCC President & CEO Javier Palomarez.
The daughter of immigrants from Bolivia, Cecilia Munoz has been a prominent voice and fervent advocate for changes to the broken immigration policy of the United States. Munoz is currently the White House Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, where she serves as a liaison between the White House and mayors, governors and other officials across the country.
In her new role as director of the Domestic Policy Council, she will oversee policy making on a range of domestic issues, including education, energy and health care. She will continue to coordinate immigration policy for the White House.
About the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and represents the interests of nearly 3 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States that combined generate in excess of $420 billion annually. It also serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local Hispanic chambers and business associations in the United States and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.ushcc.com.