Ramon A. Peguero is the President and CEO of The Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, Inc. Prior to this role, Mr. Peguero served as Executive Director of Southside United HDFC (Los Sures), the largest multi-service organization in Williamsburg, Brooklyn focused on developing affordable housing, preventing tenant displacement, running a senior center and food pantry, and managing affordable housing projects. Ramon spent 15 years working in grassroots organizations that tackled the most challenging issues facing low income residents in New York: HIV and AIDS awareness, child and substance abuse, child development issues, and health and nutrition education. Peguero also serves on several boards of organizations focused on enhancing the lives of New Yorkers. He is a mayoral appointee to the Board of Directors of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation; founder and director of an annual community Thanksgiving Dinner; founder and director of an Annual Dominican Independence Day Celebration; Board Chair of Nuestros Ninos Preschool Center; and was the first President of the Community Education Council (formerly the School Board); and past Board Member of Brooklyn Legal Services Corp. A. Peguero is a city council designee to the Board appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
J.D. CUNY School of Law, Queens College; M.A., Metropolitan College; B.A., Stony Brook University, State University of New York