Become a Member of MABPA Today

Today, the Mexican American Business & Professional Association boasts of a network of nearly 1,000 business professionals, community leaders, and elected officials.

For over 38 years, MABPA has delivered value to its members and the region as San Diego’s oldest and most prominent Latino business and professional organization.

Annually, MABPA welcomes more than 2,500 people to over 25 events that include elected official and/or candidate breakfasts or fundraisers, monthly lunch programs, recognition receptions, community coffees, town hall meetings, project tours, and special events, such as our annual highly popular members’ Summer Social and Christmas Party.

Join MABPA today and become involved in your community…


MABPA Annual Individual Membership

Membership dues pre-pay admission to all MABPA activities throughout the year including:

Monthly luncheons


Ad Hoc Breakfasts

Summer Social

Christmas Party

MABPA Annual Corporate Membership

Membership dues pre-pay admission to all MABPA activities throughout the year

Allows up to 2 representatives from the same company/affiliation to attend MABPA events, including: elected official or candidate events, monthly lunch programs, recognition receptions, community coffees, town hall meetings, project tours, and special events such as members only summer social and holiday party.

Company name recognition on MABPA stationary, event agendas, name or logo recognition at various events (i.e. reception program presentations, table toppers, display boards etc.)

Company logo featured on MABPA website, as well as designated members names under membership.

As a corporate member, MABPA will utilize our website and social media outlets to help to increase awareness of your upcoming events, mission, community involvement and achievements.


MABPA Corporate Sponsors

Thank you to our corporate sponsors for their continuous support. Check them out!


Josie Calderon-Scott, President
Edward Barbat , Vice President
Zachary Schlagel , Vice President – Programs
Richard Scott, Treasurer
Tim Jeffries, Secretary
Victor Nunez, Parliamentarian
Vanessa Mapula, Corporate Development
Vickie Garcia-Golden, Governance Chair
Becky Cortez, Membership Chair
Louis Nava, Website
Shelby Batchelor-Courtney, Communications / Social Media
Robert Pozos, Branding
Javier Saunders, Business Co-Chair
Frank Luna, Business Co-Chair
Patty Chavez, Community Leadership Chair
Dr. Alberto Ochoa, Education Chair
Josie Flores-Clark, Summer Social


Pedro Anaya, Southwest Strategies, LLC
Ray Aragon Esq., Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist
Alma Bañuelos, San Diego Unified School District – Facilities Planning & Construction
Risa Baron, San Diego County Water Authority
Craig Benedetto,California Strategies, LLC

Tish Berge,Sweetwater Authority
Dr. Juan Bribiesca,
Jerry Cano, City of National City
Sarah Cantu, Sharp Health Care
Carla Leal, Cox Communications

Art Castañares, La Prensa San Diego
Rafael Castellanos,
Port of San Diego
Horacio Correa, Fleet Science Center
Paul Crawford, Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform
Albert Cruz, San Diego’s Park, Shuttle & FLy

Juan Diaz, Testing Services & Inspection, Inc.
Uri Feldman, Sunroad Enterprises
Lilia Garcia, San Diego County District Attorney’s Office
Rich Garcia, True Champions Construction Services
Enrique Gonzalez, La Prensa San Diego

Diana Grijalva, San Diego Unified School District
Benjamin Haddad,
California Strategies, LLC
Joaquin Hernandez, Empowered IT Solutions
Luz Herrera, El Comal
Shirley Hirai, Port of San Diego

Vera Howell, Turner Construction Company
Lisette Islas,
Lizette Galindo,
St. Paul’s Senior Services
Reginald Jones, Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
Kathryn Lembo, South Bay Community Services

Karen Linehan San Diego Unified School District
Arnulfo Manriquez MAAC
Vanessa Mapula Garcia San Diego Gas & Electric
Irma Martinez Velasco UC San Diego
Luisa McCarthy La Vista Memorial Park and Mortuary

Ana Melgoza, San Ysidro Health Center
David Mier, UC San Diego Health
Monica Montaño, Scripps Mercy Health
Brian Morales, Pro-Cal Lighting
Arturo Moreno, Presidential Security Services, Inc.

Tenille Otero, Otay Water District
Manuel Orozco, Edward Jones
Bennett Peji, Jacobs Center For Neighborhood Innovation
Teresa Penunuri, San Diego County Water Authority
Ronald Powell, Port of San Diego

Maria Puig,
Manuel Puig-Llano, MD.Inc.
Liz Ramirez,
South Bay Community Services
Sue Reynolds,
Community Housing Works.
Mona Rios, City of National City
Gustavo Rios, Law & Consulting Office of Gustavo Rios

Julie Schardin,
Fleet Science Center
Mitch Thompson, Otay Water District
Raymond Uzeta, Chicano Federation
Nora Vargas, Planned Parenthood
Pedro Villegas, SDG&E

Susana Villegas,
SVPR Communications
Mark Watton,
Otay Water District
Teresa Wilkinson, TTG Environmental
Klemens Ruoss, Romero Ruoss at Berkshire Hathaway
Andrew Wright, Atlas Construction Supply. Inc.


U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris
Congresswoman Susan Davis, Representative: Jessica Mier
Congressman Scott Peters, Representative: Jason Bercovitch
Congressman Juan Vargas, Representative: Eddie Meyer

Congressman Mike Levin, Representative: Francine Busby
State Senator Ben Hueso, Representative: Erin Hickey
State Senator Toni Atkins, Representative: Jason Weisz
Assemblyman Todd Gloria, Representative: Javier Gomez
Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Representative: Francine Maigue

Supervisor Greg Cox, Representative: Luis Monteagudo
Mayor Kevin Faulconer, Representative: Eric C. Young II
Mayor Mary Salas, City of Chula Vista
Vice-Mayor Ron Morrison, City of National City
Mayor Serge Dedina, City of Imperial Beach

Councilmember Mark Kersey, City of San Diego Representative: Juan Carlos Leyva
Councilmember Vivian Moreno, City of San Diego Representative: Lisa Maytorena Schmidt
Councilmember Georgette Gomez, City of San Diego Representative: Gloria Cruz
Councilmember Chris Ward, City of San Diego Representative: Brittany Bailey
Councilmember Esther Sanchez, City of Oceanside

Sheriff Bill Gore, County of San Diego
District Attorney Summer Stephan , County of San Diego
City Attorney Mara Elliot, City of San Diego
Treasurer/Tax Collector Dan McAllister, County of San Diego