Past Board Members

Trinidad Gonzales is a history and Mexican American Studies instructor at South Texas College. He is a co-founder and of Refusing to Forget, a nationally recognized public history project devoted to remembering state-sanctioned violence against Mexicans and Mexican Americans during the 1910s in Texas. He also engaged in public advocacy for the creation of a Mexican American Studies high school course and helped lead the effort to reject a racists textbook concerning Mexican Americans. Besides his pubic history and advocacy for Mexican American Studies he served on the American Historical Association Council as a Teaching Division Councilor, 2014-2017 and currently is on the board of the National Humanities Alliance.