Help us to discover needs, interests and connections in the community to develop programming, events and resources
Community members, CALA members and Partners


Assists the administrative team to achive its vision in a prudent, ethical and cost-effective manner
Board Chair, 1st Vice Chair, 2nd Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary and members of the board


Carries out the day- to-day work of the organization, with the assistance of staff and volunteers
Executive Director, Fund Development Manager and Marketing Manager


Support our work at events, seminars and programs, as well as in administrative duties at the office

Board of Directors

Liliana Lara

Board Chair

Liliana Lara has been in Canada since summer 2000. She has always been involved with the Community, organizing several events like Festivals, Galas and Kids activities. She loves to volunteer and participate constantly. She is proud to be the President of CALA which encourages her to continue giving to the Community. Her professional life is divided between Insurance and Events planning and has been in the Insurance Industry since 2004. She studied Journalism and Media Relations in Colombia and events Planning in Fanshawe College in London ON. She is energetic professional with high ethical values and commitment. She is currently a Business Agent for Allstate Insurance and specializes in Home & Auto Insurance. Events and Community work are her side “hobbies” that she enjoys the most.

Board of Directors

Arturo Dominguez

2nd Vice Chair


Arturo Dominguez has a bachelor’s degree in science and literature. Arturo worked in the Financial sector in El Salvador, in micro technology in California, and as a certified quality control inspector in Ontario. Nowadays, he is collaborating with CALA as 2nd vice-chair. His hobbies include: building plastic models such as airplanes, ships and cars; as well as going to car racing events, soccer events and general sports.

cala_staff_raul Raul Gutierrez

 Oscar Zarco

 Sandra Quin

cala_staff_lucy Lucy Quaglia