Update From The NetSquared Crew: New Host Committee Member

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Warm greetings to all from the NetSquared family.

We're delighted to welcome Tessie Guillermo, President and CEO of the Community Technology Foundation of California to NetSquared's growing list of advocates!

Ms. Guillermo is a co-founder and former Chair of the CTFC Board of Directors. Prior to the CTFC, she served as CEO, for 15 years, of the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum, a leading national health policy organization. Throughout her career as an advocate for underserved communities, she has promoted issues of health and technology access, services and equity. Ms. Guillermo co-founded many nonprofit organizations, including the California Pan Ethnic Health Network, the Community Technology Policy Council and the National Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans. She has received numerous community leadership awards. In 2000, she was appointed by former President Bill Clinton to serve as an inaugural member of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Ms. Guillermo currently serves on Boards of Directors of The California Endowment, a $3 billion philanthropy in California and Catholic Healthcare West, the largest hospital system in the state.

Ms. Guillermo is a published author and a frequent keynote speaker on non-profit leadership and public policy issues. She is an alumnus of California State University, Hayward, a graduate of the Gallup Leadership Institute and was a 1997 Fellow of the Asian Pacific American Women's Leadership Institute. She is a native San Franciscan, where she and her husband raise their three children.