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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 16, 2020
Concilio transitions to a New Board President
PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 16, 2020—After 15 years of impeccable service as Board President, Mr. Antonio Valdés CEO of Children’s Crisis Treatment Center has stepped down as Board President of Concilio.
Assuming the position of Board President is Ms. Priscilla Jimenez, Esquire effective December 16, 2020. Ms. Jimenez has been on Concilio’s Board since 2017 and was unanimously voted as the next President by her peers during their October board meeting.
Jimenez, an attorney at Kline & Specter, PC, earned her undergraduate degree from Gordon College in Massachusetts and a law degree from the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University. A native New Yorker, Jimenez has made Philadelphia her new home focusing her volunteer efforts by sitting on various committees and boards including serving on the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs and as past president of the Hispanic Bar Association’s Legal Education Fund.
Antonio Valdés Priscilla Jimenez
“Concilio has had the distinct honor of having Mr. Valdés serve as Board President through two leadership changes over the span of two decades. We are eternally grateful for his commitment and unwavering love of culture and community. We are extremely excited about our new Board President, Ms. Jimenez, and look forward to working alongside her and the board to enhance our services and broaden our reach to residents in and around the Philadelphia area. We are very fortunate to transition from a great leader to another amazing President.” Adonis Banegas, Executive Director
ABOUT CONCILIO: The Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations of Philadelphia (Concilio) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) founded in 1962. Concilio is a recognized leader in providing an array of social services, ensuring that education, health, adoption, foster care, and cultural opportunities are made available to those
who need them. Concilio is proud to serve as a cultural convener for some of Philadelphia’s largest Latino events.