The chapter is honored to have two winners of the Young AFCEAN and Women's Appreciation Awards.
The Young AFCEAN Awards Committee selected Lenin Barrionuevo as the Regional Distinguished Young AFCEAN for 2020. He is very excited to work hard as the vice president of the chapter's Young AFCEANs and to promote all the goals of membership, leadership, events, community, awards and other pursuits around the region.
The election took place through voting, and there were 18 great women nominated. María Dolores Santos was chosen as a winner of the Women's Appreciation Award for 2021. Santos is a big supporter of women in the workforce and the first woman member registered since June of 2019. She is a founding member and the first woman president of the chapter. She encourages women from different countries to be part of the chapter. Santos is a member of the AFCEA International Membership Committee, Women in AFCEA and a Women's Outreach leader.