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Centro Hispano elects new president of board of directors

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Sujhey Beisser is the new president of the board of directors at Centro Hispano.

Sujhey Beisser has been elected the president of the board of directors for Centro Hispano of Dane County of Dane County which works to improve the quality of life for Latinos and others living in Dane County by empowering youth, strengthening families, and engaging the community.

A native of Venezuela, Beisser first started on the Centro Hispano board of directors in April of 2008.  She has served as treasurer of the board for two different terms and has also served as secretary. Beisser was a member of the Executive Committee during the hiring process of the executive director two different times including the hiring of current Executive Director Karen Menendez Coller in August of 2013.

Beisser has been a member of Centro Hispano’s membership committee for 5 years and chairperson of the scholarship committee for 4 years. Along with Brenda Gonzalez and Tania Ibarra, Beisser started the silent auction at Centro Hispano Annual Banquet in 2010 that has raised thousands of dollars for Centro’s programs over the years.

By day, Beisser is the Branch Manager for Park Bank in Sun Prairie, the creator of and writer for Five Senses Palate, and the mother of two.