Congressional Hispanic Caucus Applauds Nomination of Nathalie Rayes to serve as a Member of the United States Institute of Peace Board of Directors

Dec 15, 2021
Press Release

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Contact: Alma.Acosta@mail.house.gov

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, President Biden announced his intent to nominate Nathalie Rayes, Nominee for Member of the United States Institute of Peace Board of Directors.

“The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) congratulates Nathalie Rayes on her nomination to serve as a Member of the U.S. Institute of Peace Board of Directors,” said Dr. Chair Ruiz. “Nathalie had a stellar proven public service and international diplomacy record. She served at the State Department’s Economic and Political Section at the Embassy in Cairo, as Deputy Chief of Staff to Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn, appointee to the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and founder of the Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) Binational Public Service Fellowship. With her extensive experience and passion for improving diplomatic relations, Nathalie will be a great asset to achieving justice and equity in peacebuilding. We urge for her swift confirmation."

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The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), founded in December 1976, is organized as a Congressional Member organization, governed under the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives. The CHC is dedicated to voicing and advancing, through the legislative process, issues affecting Hispanics in the United States, Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories.