Board Member, Co-Chair of the LHP Development Committee
David M. Pérez served as president of the board of the Latino GLBT History Project (LHP) from May 2011 to February 2015. During his tenure David expanded the project’s programs in history, education, and cultural celebrations for metropolitan Washington, DC’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Latino community. David first attended DC Latino Pride in 2008, became an LHP volunteer in 2009 and joined the LHP board of directors in 2010. David completed his 6 year term on the LHP board of directors on December 31, 2015.
David is Director of Development for the League of United Latin American Citizens, the largest and oldest Latino membership organization in the U.S. In this capacity, David leads the fundraising efforts for LULAC’s community-based programs in economic empowerment, education, civic participation, and health, in conjunction with LULAC’s 1,000 councils nationwide. David also leads the national LULAC LGBT Equality project. David was a founding co-convener for the first Union Hace La Fuerza Latino Institute at the National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change, which annually gathers 250 LGBT Latino grassroots activists for a full day of networking, issue and skill-based training.