Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 06, 2013
Carlos Alcazar joins the Board of Directors at the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
Mr. Alcazar is President and CEO of the Hispanic Communications Network, the leading producer and distributor of educational and informational media serving US Hispanic communities. Carlos leads HCN’s teams in their work to inform, empower and engage Hispanic communities. As a multicultural media and marketing expert with a deep background in education, he has built and manages the largest social and cause marketing media ﬁrm targeting Hispanics.
“We are privileged to have Carlos on our board,” said NEEF Board Chairman, Decker Anstrom. “Carlos brings extensive expertise in engaging diverse audiences, and has a strong passion for education. I am looking forward to learning from the valuable insights Carlos will bring regarding innovative methods to connect the American public with environmental knowledge for their everyday lives.”
Alcazar commented, “NEEF is a world-class organization with an exceptional leadership team and board of directors. I’m looking forward to working on increasing environmental knowledge and engaging our diverse American population.”
Mr. Alcazar’s HCN leadership includes award-winning work for government agencies such as the CDC, Departments of Justice, Transportation, Energy, Health and Human Services as well as NGO’s like LIVESTRONG, American Heart Association, NCLR, and Epilepsy Foundation among others. Previously, Carlos led educational media divisions of several companies like Pearson, PLC and Viacom and was responsible for launching worldwide media ventures. His organizations have delivered programming through television, radio, publishing and broadband to millions of people around the world.
Community service is important to Carlos and he serves on numerous national nonproﬁt boards. He is a regular speaker on issues related to multicultural marketing, media, and education. He started his career as a teacher in South Central Los Angeles; he uses mass media to make his “classroom” much bigger now.
A full list of NEEF’s board members can be found at neefusa.org/about/board.
About the National Environmental Education Foundation
NEEF is the nation’s leading organization in lifelong environmental learning, connecting people to knowledge they use to improve the quality of their lives and the health of the planet. To accomplish this, NEEF provides knowledge to trusted professionals and other leaders who, with their credibility, amplify messages to national audiences to solve every day environmental problems. NEEF sees a future where by 2022, 300 million Americans actively use environmental knowledge to ensure the well-being of the earth and its people.