CHLI
Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute
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Past Gala Recipients Page

Prepare, Connect and Honor

 
 

2017 gala award Recipients

Leadership in Public Service Award:

Congressman Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA)

Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ)

 

International leadership Award:

Dr. Oscar Elias Biscet

Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient
Physician, 
Human Rights Activist


2016 gala award Recipients

Leadership in Public Service Award:

Congressman Jeff Denham (r-CA)

Congressman Mike Quigley (d-IL)

 

International leadership Award:

Leopoldo Lopez

Venezuelan Opposition Leader

 


2015 Gala Award Recipients

Leadership in Public Service Award:

Jeb Bush

Former Governor of Florida

 

International leadership Award:

Alvaro Uribe Velez

Former President of Colombia

 

Maestro Leadership Award:


   FIU Provost Dr. Kenneth G. Furton and Dean Alexander Acosta

Florida International Universtiy

 


2014 Gala Award Recipients 

Leadership in Public Service Award:

Michael Camunez

Former Assistant Secretary of Commerce

 

Eric Cantor

Former U.S. Representative of Virginia's 7th Congressional District

 

John Cornyn

Senator from Texas

 

Corporate Leadership Award:

Emilio Estefan

Estefan enterprises

 


2013 Gala Award Recipients

Leadership in Public Service Award:

Luis Gutierrez

U.S. Representative of Illinois' 4th Congressional District

 

Lindsey Graham

Senator from South Carolina

 

International leadership Award:

Carl Gershman

President of the National Endowment for Democracy

 

Corporate Leadership Award:

Linda Alvarado

President & CEO, Alvarado Construction

 


2012 Gala Award Recipients

Leadership in Public Service Award:

Thaddeus McCotter

Former U.S. Representative of Michigan's 11th Congressional District

 

International leadership Award:

Porfirio Lobo

Former President of Honduras

 

Corporate Leadership Award:

Ralph de la Vega,

former President & CEO AT&T Mobility

 


2011 Gala Award Recipients

International leadership Award:

Felipe Calderon

Former President of mexico

 

Corporate Leadership Award:

Cesar Conde

President, Univision Networks


2010 Gala Award Recipients

Leadership in Public Service Award:

Mike Pence

Governor of Indiana

 

International leadership Award:

Ma Ying-Jeou

President of the Republic of China

 

Corporate Leadership Award:

Don Brown

former President, Telemundo Networks