• Ellen Velázquez Muralles

    Ellen Velázquez Muralles she/her/ella
    Events Coordinator

    Ellen Velázquez Muralles born and raised in the Bay Area to a Guatemalan mother and Mexican father. Ellen began attending Los Cien events as a Santa Rosa Junior College student in 2016 before transferring to Humboldt State (now Cal Poly Humboldt) in 2018.

    Throughout her college career, Los Cien always had a special place in her heart as it was a safe space full of people that looked like her and her loved ones that held different positions throughout the community and always served as a motivation.

    In 2021 she joined the Los Cien Program Committee and co-chaired the January program, An Honest Conversation about Anti-Blackness, before starting as a full-time staff member as the new Events & Community Engagement Coordinator.

    In her free time Ellen enjoys getting lost in a book and being outdoors. She also loves spending time with her family as she is the eldest of four girls with the largest age gap being 23 years.

  • Herman G Hernandez

    Herman G. Hernández he/him/el
    Executive Director

    Herman G. Hernández is a true 360° visionary leader who leads from the heart. His work centers on equity and collaborating with leaders from diverse communities to create a sense of belonging. His professional roles show his dedication to lifting up the voices and talents of underrepresented groups. The many collaborations Herman has built over the years in his professional and volunteer positions exemplify his passion for building community and mentoring young professionals.

    He is the proud Executive Director for Los Cien Sonoma County, a local Latino-led organization focused on engaging, educating, and elevating our Latinx community. He is the President of the Sonoma County Board of Education, a Board Member of the Made in Santa Rosa Foundation, and a Board Member of the Sonoma County Family YMCA.

    An award-winning leader and champion of equity, he is the recipient of numerous awards. Herman G. enjoys spending time with family and friends, wife Ariana, and dog Moose, reading books, running, biking all over beautiful Sonoma County, and golfing.

  • Magali Telles

    Magali Telles she/her/ella
    Director of Operations

    Magali Telles was born in Michoacán, Mexico but raised in Fresno, California. She was the first in her family to attend a four-year university and received her bachelor’s degree from Sonoma State University in Sociology and continued her love of learning with the completion of her Master’s degree in Education also from her Alma Mater.

    For close to 18 years she assisted students and their families, connecting them to resources in the college readiness and admissions process on a local and statewide level. Holding a special focus on Latino families by providing them with culturally relevant resources and academic guidance.

    Magali is passionate about creating a more equitable playing field for all who call Sonoma County home and believes this can be achieved through our youth and families.