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Infotec Development Inc provided an initial $25,000 challenge grant,
and the following donors met the challenge with donations of $1,000 or more
to create what is now the Hispanic Education Endowment Fund.

Founders

Organizations and Corporations

Association of Hispanic Professionals for Education
CA Hispanic Medical Group
Case Swayne Company
Chapman General Hospital
Comcast Cablevision
Downtown Santa Ana Merchants
Edison International
Evian Natural Spring Water
GTE Customer Networks
Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (OC)
Infotec Development, Inc.
The Irvine Company
Los Amigos of Orange County
MANA of Orange County
OC Federal Credit Union
Pacific Bell
Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange
RJR Nabisco Foundation
The Santiago Club
SoCalGas
Taco Bell
UCI Chapter, CA Hispanic Medical Group
UCI Chicano/Latino Association
UCI La Raza Faculty and Staff
Univision Television Group

Individuals

Margie & Cory Aguirre
Barbara & Ray Alvarado
Justice John Arguelles
Avila Family
Enrique “Henry” Baray
Arthur B. Birtcher
Teresa & Arturo Cisneros
Robert DeJunco
Marjorie DeMartino
Frank Dominguez
Dolores & Manuel Esqueda
John & Julianne Flora-Tostado
Genet & Manuel N. Gómez
Ana Hernandez-Schneider
Arthur Hidalgo
Joanne & Juan Francisco Lara
Mary Ellen Lohnes
Alex Mendoza, Jr.
Robert J. Miranda
Edward & Jayne Muñoz
Hon. Frances Muñoz
Gregory Muñoz
Olga & J. Fernando Niebla
Stephanie Ortiz
Inez & Frank Quevedo
Ruben Smith
Rudy Suarez
Javier Tostado
The Ueberroth Family Fdn.
Socorro & Ernesto Vasquez
Elaine & Gaddi Vasquez
Isabelle Villaseñor
Peter Zeughauser

Founding Board Members and Advisors

The following individuals provided the initial guiding Board of Directors for HEEF established in 1993

Dr. Silas H. Abrego
CSU Board of Trustees

Joseph L. Chairez
Baker & Hostetler, LLP

Antoinette Del Peral
Orange County Financial Services

Marjorie DeMartino
UC Irvine, retired

Frank Dominguez
United Way of Orange County

Arthur Hidalgo
R.J. Miranda & Co. and Valuation Group

Dr. Juan Francisco Lara
University of California, Irvine

Mary Ellen Lohnes
Bound for College

Henry Mendoza, CPA
MM & Company, LLP

Ron Meraz
Financial Services, INC.

Honorable Frances Muñoz
Superior Court Harbor Justice Center, retired

Viola Myre
Supervisor for Pacific Bell, retired

J. Fernando Niebla
International Technology Partners, retired

Frank J. Quevedo
Southern California Edison, retired

John J. Reza
International Technology Partners

Bert Salazar
Cambridge Financial Partners, LLC

Ruben Smith, Esq.
AlvaradoSmith, a Professional Corporation

Reverend Monsignor Jaime Soto
Diocese of Orange

Rudy J. Suarez
Michael J. Marion & Associates

Anita Varela
Santiago Canyon College

Ray A. Verches
Verches Associates

Peter Villegas
Washington Mutual