Join LCDA

LCDA is the only national association of US Latino corporate board members that serve on publicly traded and large privately held company boards, as well as C-level and board-qualified executives. LCDA convenes US Latino executives at the highest levels of business leadership with the goal of promoting board diversity.




Membership Categories

Currently, LCDA offers two membership categories designed to offer programs that empower Latino directors and aspiring directors to lead with confidence in the boardroom. Join today by completing our membership application for the appropriate category, at the links found below. Please review the qualification criteria before completing an application.


For questions regarding Director-level membership, please contact Ozzie Gromada Meza at ogromadameza@latinocorporatedirectors.org

For questions regarding Executive-level membership, please contact Carmen Joge at cjoge@latinocorporatedirectors.org



A BRI Certificate of Completion is available to LCDA Executive Members who have:

  • Attended the LCDEF BoardReady Institute (BRI) in-person training and LCDAs annual convening
  • Participated in all of the BRI required BoardSmart Online webinars*; and
  • Are in good-standing with respect to their annual member dues




Our Director Member category is open to:

  • Self-identified US Latinos who are citizens, legal permanent residents, or other;

  • Who currently serve, or have served, within the last 10 years, on the board(s) of:

    • A public company (including a subsidiary) listed on a major global exchange or;

    • A large private company with annual revenues of $250 million or more; or;

    • Other entities such as mutual funds, public utility companies, or investment/pension funds with more than $250 million in annual revenues

Use the button below to download an interest form for LCDA's Director Membership


Our Executive Member category is open, by invitation-only, to:

  • Self-identified US Latinos who are citizens, legal permanent residents, or other;

  • Who have large company operations experience, including extensive management experience and/or direct P&L ownership, as well as sought-after skill sets such as finance, technology, M&A, operations, and/or risk management expertise within the categories listed below:

    • C-level corporate experience (particularly CEO, CIO, CFO, CTO, CMO, COO, GC, and CPO positions);

    • EVP/SVPs 1-2 levels removed from CEO in public companies, or at private companies that have scale;

    • Entrepreneurs and Managing Partners/Directors of LLPs, LLCs, or mutual companies with annual revenues of $20M or higher; or;

    • Former high-ranking military leaders and former national and/or statewide elected or appointed officials

Use the button below to download an interest form for LCDA's Executive Membership


Application Review Process & Timeline:

  • Director-level member applications are reviewed by staff and given final approval by the LCDA Nominations & Membership Committee. Upon the receipt of a completed application, you should expect to receive a notification and/or status of application within 30 days. Until then all applications are considered "under review" until staff confirms approval. Reviews are conducted on a rolling basis. Dues are collected on an annual calendar year and are not pro-rated. 

  • Executive-level member interest forms are initially reviewed by staff to ensure eligibility and all applicable material is included. If eligible, candidate's interest form and supporting material is then vetted by LCDA's strategic search firm partners. Final review and acceptance of candidacy is made by the Programs Committee. Interest forms are accepted through the month of January and notification and/or status of interest is provided at the end of March. Approved candidates are invited to accept membership valid September through August.