Membership Benefits

High Quality Programming
Enjoy exclusive complimentary access to the LCDA Annual Board Leaders Convening (a $2,000 value). The LCDA Annual Convening has quickly become the most prominent gathering of US Latino corporate directors, CEOs, and C-suite aspiring directors. Our invitation-only event also brings together leading authorities on corporate governance and others that influence board placement. XX
Get the knowledge you need to succeed with access to webinars and discounts on education opportunities hosted by our partners.XX
Exposure and Marketing
Increased exposure to board influencers. LCDA is an industry resource to executive search firms, private equity groups, public and private companies, and others who influence board composition.XX
Raise your public profile and share your expertise. LCDA members are featured in leading magazines and websites and are sought out for speaking engagements, webinars, and corporate events. Your profile will also be promoted via the member directory on the LCDA website.XX
Increase the profile of your company. Each year LCDA presents the Corporate Visionary Award to trailblazing companies, CEOs, and directors that include two or more Latinos on their corporate boards. Members can nominate companies that are eligible for the Award and join in the honoring ceremony during the Annual Convening.XX
You will have the opportunity to mentor the next generation of Latino corporate directors through our BoardReady Institute (BRI) program. As a participant of the BRI, executives get coaching opportunities from programs search firm partners.XX
Board Preparation
You will have the opportunity to apply to LCDEFs BoardReady Institute program, designed to prepare, network and position highly-credentialed Latino executives for the boardroom. BRI is available to all LCDA members and is focused on accelerating the development of Latino board-qualified candidates onto the highest level of corporate governance. *Additional $1,500 registration fee X*X*
Peer-to-peer Learning
Benefit from unparalleled access to peers and key decision makers across a wide cross-section of industries.XX
Grow your network through exclusive access to members via our members-only website.XX
LCDA plays a pivotal leadership role in bridging the underrepresentation gap of US Latinos in the boardroom. Your support of LCDA helps shape the leadership landscape of corporate governanceXX

For questions regarding Director-level membership, please contact Ozzie Gromada Meza at

For questions regarding Executive-level membership, please contact Carmen Joge at

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

Application Review Process
- The LCDA Director-level member applications are reviewed by staff and given final approval by the LCDA Nominations & Membership Committee. All applications are considered "under review" until staff confirms approval by the Nominations & Membership Committee.  

- The LCDA Executive-level member applications are reviewed by staff, search firm partners, and given final approval by the LCDEF Programs Committee. 

Both levels of applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Upon the receipt of a completed application, you will receive a notification within 30 days.