Our Team

Bienvenida Matias

Former NALIP Acting Executive Director is now part of its Transition Team, along with Board Chairs Rosa Alonso & Kirk Whisler, Secretary Dennis Hernandez and Treasurer Marcos C. Gonzalez. The Transition Team together with Executive Director Axel Caballero is positioning NALIP for its next organizational phase creating the building blocks for its future growth.

Beni Matias is an educator, filmmaker, and the former Executive Director of the Association of Hispanic Arts, and former publisher of “The Independent.” She is currently working on the documentary Coquito! as Producer/Director, with Producers Tami Gold and Sonia Gonzalez-Martinez, which is funded by the Latino Public Broadcasting.