Mayor appoints local restauranteur as Hispanic Liaison

| October 30, 2016
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Annapolis Mayor, Michael J. Pantelides

Mayor Michael Pantelides announced  that Roxana Rodriguez has been offered the position of Hispanic Community Services Specialist and will begin on Monday, October 31.

“Ms. Rodriguez will be an incredible addition to our staff,” Mayor Pantelides said. “Her passion to serve our community, coupled with her work ethic and professional achievements, will be a real asset to our community and to City government.”

Mayor Pantelides hired a Hispanic Liaison in March of 2014, but the position has been vacant for the past year when the person left for another job.

Ms. Rodriguez is the owner of Caliente Grill in Annapolis and is fluent in written and spoken English and Spanish, along with having an extensive knowledgeable of the public school system education and the opportunities for students’ achievements. 

The position is part time (20 hours a week with a salary of $20,000) and will answer directly to the city manager. Responsibilities include assisting a growing Hispanic/Latino community through outreach efforts to the existing organizations, churches, businesses, and individuals. Ms. Rodriguez will coordinate communications between the groups and local government to address and meet the needs of the community. 

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