During its Summer Board Meeting, HETS officers unanimously approved the inception of a HETS Advisory Committee. The members of this Advisory Committee are nominated as a recognition of their proven support to HETS as a former Board member and Officer. The eligibility to be appointed for the Advisory Board, was based on the period they have served with distinction for five or more years in the Board of Directors. The Executive Committee identified and recommended candidates for the first inductees positions. HETS proudly welcomes and presents the members of this exclusive committee of distinguished professionals, as follows:
- Dr. José Jaime Rivera; Former President, Universidad del Sagrado Corazón
- Dr. Eduardo J. Martí; Former President of Queensborough Community College, Former Vice Chancellor for Community Colleges of City University of New York
- Dr. Ricardo Fernández; Former President, Lehman College
- Dr. Antonio “Tony” Pérez; President, Borough of Manhattan Community College (stepping out on August 2018)
The main role of the excel nominees is to provide non-binding strategic advice to the HETS Consortium, through their active participation in Board of Directors meetings. The term of service on this Advisory Board shall be of two years, with the option of serving multiple terms.