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Spanish language educator

Lillian Perez, Spanish language educator. Certified budget analyst. Recipient certified of merit Office of District of Columbia Mayor, Certified Appreciation, National Council Hispanic Women; American University scholar, 1984-1986.


Perez, Lillian was born on March 3, 1957 in New York City. Daughter of Gilberto and Aida Luz (Velazquez) Perez.


Bachelor Political Science, Spanish, Rutgers University, 1979. Master of Public Administration in Public Finance Management, American University, 1985. Master of Business Administration in Management and Industrial Relations, American University, 1988.

Postgraduate advanced studies, Catholic University, since 1995.


Community development intern, Metropolitan Washington Council Govts., Washington, 1983-1984; finance management intern, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, 1984-1985; program evaluator, United States General Accounting Office, Washington, 1985-1988; legislation and grants officer, District of Columbia Commision on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, since 1988. Chairman District of Columbia Congressional Art Competition Panel, 1989. Member annual conference planning committee National Assembly State Arts Agilysys, Washington, 1989-1990, Inter-District of Columbia.

Grants-making Task Force, Washington, 1989. Member benefit committee Capitol Women's Network. Keynote speaker International Monetary Fund Visitors' Center.

Guest lecturer George Washington University.


  • Certified budget analyst.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Directory of Special Transportation Services, 1984, Information of Environmental Protection Agency's Proposal to Delete Chemicals from Groundwater Monitoring USGAO, 1987. Former co-editor, contributor Guernica (Rutgers University foreign language publication). Contributor to Art Lines, NPRC Reports, El Foro.


Member National Conference Puerto Rican Women, Washington, 1992, Humane Society.of United States, National Council of Hispanic Women, District of Columbia Hispanic Employees Association. Manager Flute Ensemble. Panel Member Loy Krathong Festival Competition.

John R. Rischer Junior public affairs speaker, 1991. District of Columbia Mayor's committee on Persons with Disabilites Journalism Scholastic Competition, 1992. Board directors XXIII Hispanic Festival of Washington, The WashingtonArea Council Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Inc.

1993-1994, La Luna Theatre, 1992. Member Latino advisory committee National Museum Women in Arts, 1994, 95—, Aids Walk Foundation. Member steering committee and host committee Organization of American States Museum Art Auction, 1994.

Member planning committee Washington Salsa and Jazz Festival, 1993. Member Latino Business Leaders Fighting Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Latino advisory committee Whitman-Walker Clinic, 1994, member advisory committee Dare to Dream Career Prospects National Museum Women in the Arts. Member National Association of Female Executives, American Society for Public Administrators, National Network Grantsmakers, Council Governmental Ethics Laws, Cultural Alliance Greater Washington.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing poetry, painting ceramics.


Gilberto Perez

Aida Luz (Velazquez) Perez