Volume 2, Number 2 - Sept. 6, 2011

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Two New Trustees Appointed for MDC District Board

By Gabriela Reyes

On Sept. 23, Mariana “Marili” Cancio and Jose K. Fuentes will be welcomed to Miami Dade College’s District Board of Trustees.

Cancio and Fuentes, former MDC students, have been appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott.

Cancio, an advocate for MDC with a political upbringing, has a specialty in corporate, real estate, and international law. She is currently a managing partner at Cancio Johnson and Echarte.

Fuentes, principal for The Fuentes & Rodriguez Consulting Group, holds 17 years of work in the public sector including experience as special assistant to former Florida Senator Connie Mack.

Their incorporation follows the expiring terms of Peter Roulhac and Mikki Canton. 

The other members of the MDC District Board include Helen Aguirre Ferré, Armando J. Bucelo Jr., Marielena A. Villamil, Benjamin León III and Robert H. Fernández.

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