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September 28, 2020

The Board of Directors of Latin Americans United for Progress (LAUP) is excited to announce that Ben Aguilera has been selected as Interim Executive Director, effective immediately.

Ben, a California native, earned his bachelor’s degree from Northwestern College in Iowa and then moved to West Michigan to earn his master’s degree from Western Theological Seminary. In 2017 he planted The Boulevard (BLVD) Church on the southside of Holland on 15th Street where he serves as Lead Pastor. He joined the board of directors at LAUP in December 2018 and has been instrumental in helping the organization execute its mission to empower Latinos in our community. Ben is very passionate about raising up the next generation of Latino leaders and he is committed to working with LAUP to create opportunities that allow youth in our community to thrive.

Please join us in congratulating and supporting Ben as he transitions into the Interim Executive Director role! Please contact board@laup.org with questions.

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28 de septiembre de 2020

La Junta Directiva de Latin Americans United for Progress (LAUP) se complace en anunciar que Ben Aguilera ha sido seleccionado como Director Ejecutivo Interino, con efecto inmediato.

Ben, in nativo de California, obtuvo su licenciatura de Northwestern College en Iowa y luego se mudó a West Michigan para obtener su maestría en Western Theological Seminary. En 2017, plantó la iglesia de Boulevard (BLVD) en el lado sur de Holland en la calle 15, donde se desempeña como pastor principal. Se unió a la Junta Directiva de LAUP en diciembre de 2018 y ha sido fundamental para ayudar a la organización a ejecutar su misión de empoderar a los latinos en nuestra comunidad. Ben es un apasionado de la formación de la próxima generación de líderes latinos y está dedicado a trabajar con LAUP para crear oportunidades que permitan que los jóvenes de nuestra comunidad prosperen.

¡Únase a nosotros para felicitar y apoyar a Ben en su transición al puesto de Director Ejecutivo Interino! Póngase en contacto con board@laup.org si tiene preguntas.