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RNC Launches Hispanic Advisory Council

March 21, 2014

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Florida state Sen. Anitere Flores
Florida state Sen. Anitere Flores (Florida Senate)

The Republican National Committee launched its Florida Hispanic Advisory Council on Friday to strengthen ties with the Hispanic community and expand engagement efforts across the state, according to a news release.

State advisory councils are part of RNC efforts to build a foundation for future campaigns.

"The Republican Party is working to build genuine and permanent relationships with Hispanics across Florida, and our state advisory council will help make that a reality," Reince Priebus, RNC chairman, said in the release. "Each council member brings a unique perspective, and I look forward to working with them to grow the Republican Party in their communities."

Florida state Sen. Anitere Flores praised the RNC for its "unprecedented effort to engage Hispanic communities across Florida and around the country" during the past year.

"The principles of the Republican Party resonate with the Hispanic community and are the natural home for those who share our values," she added.

The RNC Florida Hispanic Advisory Council members include:

Florida State Senator Anitere Flores, State Chair
Representative David Santiago, Central Florida Chair
Bertica Cabrera-Morris, Orange County Chair
Fabio Andrade, West Dade Chair
Luis Hernandez, Osceola County Chair
Nelson Diaz, Miami-Dade County Chair
Julia Aguayo de Hassler, Pasco County Chair
Ralph Rosado, City of Miami Chair
Councilwoman Ana Maria Rodriguez, City of Doral Chair

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