Priscilla Jimenez was unanimously voted as Board President of Concilio during its October board meeting. Jimenez takes over the position previously held by Antonio Valdés CEO of Children’s Crisis Treatment Center.
Concilio (The Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations of Philadelphia) is a nonprofit 501 founded in 1962. Concilio is a recognized leader in providing an array of social services, ensuring that education, health, adoption, foster care and cultural opportunities are made available to those who need them.
Priscilla Jimenez, an attorney at Kline & Specter has been on Concilio’s Board since 2017. She earned her undergraduate degree from Gordon College in Massachusetts and law degree from the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University.
A native New Yorker, Jimenez has made Philadelphia her new home focusing her volunteer efforts by sitting on various committees and boards including serving on the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs and as past president of the Hispanic Bar Association’s Legal Education Fund.
Another amazing President
Adonis Banegas, Concilio Executive Director expressed about the transition that after having the impeccable service of Antonio Valdés as Board President, they are enthusiastic about the expectations around Jimenez. “We are extremely excited about our new Board President, Priscilla Jimenez and look forward to working alongside her and the board to enhance our services and broaden our reach to residents in and around the Philadelphia area. We are very fortunate to transition from a great leader to another amazing President.”