Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County (BBBSBC) recently announced the appointment of the Hispanic Advisory Council (HAC) for 2012-13, which will serve the agency’s Hispanic Initiative.
The Hispanic Initiative, established in 2010, matches Hispanic youngsters from the Bucks County community who could benefit from having a mentor with caring adult volunteers.
The Hispanic Advisory Council, now in its second year, is made up of the following members: HAC Chair Rocio Higney, of Doylestown; Recording Secretary Lisa Rickers, of New Hope; Board Liaison Amanda Walsh, of Warminster; Carmen Ferreiro-Esteban, of Doylestown; Robert Grossman, of Doylestown; Terry Hull, of Doylestown; Mariella K. Pesantez, of Fountainville; Peter Rivera, of Easton; Susan Rowles, of Doylestown; and Allison Wright, of Chalfont.
“We are thrilled that eight of the 10 people on the original Hispanic Advisory Council have continued their service into the program’s second year,” said Janice Solkov, Bilingual Case Manager for the Hispanic Initiative.
“Their continued interest is an indicator of the tremendous enthusiasm among the council members, and they, along with new members, are looking forward to ensuring that the Hispanic Initiative serves the mentoring needs of Hispanic Little Brothers and Little Sisters across Bucks County.”
BBBSBC, located in Jamison, is a private, non-profit organization affiliated with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. As the premiere mentoring organization in Bucks County, BBBSBC has 49 years of service to youth. Programs provide quality volunteer and professional services through mentoring and leadership development for youth so they will achieve their highest potential as they grow to become responsible adults.
For more info visit www.bbbs.org/buckscounty.