Hispanic Business, Trade and Culture Commission

Harry S. Truman Bldg, Room 680
P. O. Box 118
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-526-3606
Fax: (573)-522-5005

Email: hbtcc@ded.mo.gov
Website: http://www.hbtcc.ded.mo.gov

Director: Marcy Mealy

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: Executive Order 05-43

Department: Economic Development

Mission:

Function: Established in November, 2005, the Hispanic Business, Trade and Culture Commission serves as a statewide advisory body to the Department of Economic Development, on trade and investment issues of importance and relevance to the Hispanic business community in Missouri.

SubCommittees:

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 2-4

Location of meetings: Jefferson City

Duration of meetings:

Preparation time for meetings:

Total time commitment:

Details on Members

Total members: 16

Appointed members: 0

Term length: 3 years (The Governor shall select a chairperson and vice-chairperson who shall hold their positions at the pleasure of the Director of the Department of Economic Development.)

Compensation: reimbursed for reasonable and necessary expenses arising from Commission activities or business

Member Requirements: All members of the Commission shall be legal residents of the United States and registered voters in the state of Missouri. The Commission shall be composed of not more than fifteen citizen members and one ex-officio member, who shall be an employee of the Missouri Office of International Trade & Investment. The Director of the Department of Economic Development shall appoint all citizen members of the Commission and shall designate the Office of International Trade & Investment member. The Governor shall appoint the chair and vice-chair.

Political Requirements: Yes not more then 9 from the same political party

Geographic Requirements: No

Senate Consent Required: No

Members

Mr. Mark Wine
Ex-Officio Member
Jefferson City

Representative Tim Flook(R)
Member 1
Liberty
Term begins: May 16, 2008
Term expires: Nov 30, 2010

Mr. Pedro J. Pantoja(R)
Member 10
Joplin
Term begins: Apr 19, 2007
Term expires: Nov 30, 2009

Vacant Slot
Member 11

Mrs. Jeanette E. Prenger(R)
Member 12
Parkville
Term begins: Feb 28, 2006
Term expires: Nov 30, 2008

Mr. Claudio E. Perez-Korinko(D)
Member 13
Kansas City
Term begins: May 16, 2008
Term expires: Nov 30, 2010

Mrs. Marta I. Burgin(D)
Member 14
St. Louis
Term begins: Jul 12, 2007
Term expires: Nov 30, 2009

Mr. Jorge A. Riopedre(D)
Member 15
St. Louis
Term begins: May 1, 2008
Term expires: Nov 30, 2011

Mrs. Jalesia F. McQueen Gadberry(R)
Member 2
St. Louis
Term begins: Oct 23, 2008
Term expires: Nov 30, 2010

Vacant Slot
Member 3

Vacant Slot
Member 4

Mr. Al Gonzalez(R)
Member 5
St. Charles
Term begins: Feb 28, 2006
Term expires: Nov 30, 2008

Ms. Allison Crista Hogan(R)
Member 6
Springfield
Term begins: Apr 19, 2007
Term expires: Nov 30, 2009

Mrs. Lilliana Hurst(R)
Member 7
Poplar Bluff
Term begins: Jun 2, 2006
Term expires: Nov 30, 2008

Vacant Slot
Member 8

Vacant Slot
Member 9