Ms. Antonia Hernandez serves as Director at Local Initiatives Support Corporation since January 2007. She has been a Director of Golden West Financial Corp. since 1995. She joined the California Community Foundation as President and CEO in February 2004. She was President and General Counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, a national nonprofit litigation and advocacy organization. Before joining MALDEF as a regional counsel in Washington in … 1981, she was a staff attorney with the Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice and then worked as counsel to the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Ms. Hernández is a trustee for the Rockefeller Foundation and a member of the board of directors for the Automobile Club of Southern California and Golden West Financial Corporation. She serves on various commissions, advisory boards, committees and panels, including the Pacific Council for International Policy. She holds a J.D. from UCLA.
Hernández was previously a member of the LA Committee and Think Long California.