Centro Latino cultivates the advancement of the Latino and Indigenous communities by providing social services and educational programming while honoring heritage and culture through the Arts.


Successful integration within the community, aiming and empowering the Latino community to overcome barriers with active contribution to the development of social, political, economic, and cultural development of the community.

Meet the Board of Directors

Susanne Marten, Ph.D


Adjunct Faculty, University of Washington, Seattle Campus

Dave Almonte


Action Business Furniture, Inc

Melanie C. Rayles

Board Member

Curatorial Database Specialist, MOG Tacoma
Undergraduate Student, UW Tacoma
School of Education Senator, ASUWT

Antonio Sanchez, Ph.D


Assistant Director of Government Relations CWU

Rose Mednick

Vice Chair

Amber Monson



  Laura Martinez


Meet the Team

Kate Smith

Executive Director

Lisa Carrillo

Director of Finance

Ada Luna

Program Assistant

Christina De Fajardo-Kraljevich

Clinical Supervisor and Licensed Mental Health Therapist

Andrea Levato

Preventionist /Family Support Worker

Susan Banhegyi

Domestic Violence/Victims of Crime



Angelica Bernal

Family Support Worker

Ida Reyes

Family Support Worker and

Sexual Assault Advocate

Linda Wright

ESL Instructor