The Commission on Hispanic and Latino Affairs is established to work toward economic, educational and social equity for Hispanics and Latinos residing in Bloomington and to promote cooperation and understanding among cultures. Learn more about the Commission.

All Commission meetings are open to the public and are held the first Wednesday of every month at 5:30pm in the McCloskey conference room at City Hall, 401 N. Morton Street, Bloomington. If you are interested in serving as a member of the commission on Hispanic and Latino Affairs go to the Bloomington City Clerk's home page to complete an application. If you have any questions, contact the City Clerk and Council office at (812) 349-3408.


Appointee Appointed by: Term Expiration Date:
Sandra Rodriguez Mayoral 1/31/15
Israel Fernando Herrera
Sandra Santana Ballestro
Mayoral 1/31/16
Gracia Valliant Mayoral 1/31/16
Giancarlo Huapaya
Common Council 1/31/16
Carlos Bakota Common Council 1/31/15
Luke Wood Common Council 1/31/15

Staff: Latino Programs Office, Liaison, or 812-349-3860.

Learn more about the Latino Programs and Outreach Division here.

Nominate a Latino Leader for Hispanic Heritage Month!

It's Easy! Just click on the following links and it will take you to the nomination form. The deadline is July 31, 2014. Winners will be announced in September!

Latino Leader Award and Agency/Organization Award

Please spread the word!

Thanks on behalf of the Commission on Hispanic and Latino Affairs