Leticia Rhi Buckley is a mom, wife, the daughter of Mexican immigrants, born and raised in East Los Angeles. She has built a career developing programs and guiding public policy that connects the dots between historically under-resourced communities and the arts. Leticia is Chief Executive Officer of LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, a museum and cultural center dedicated to uplifting the history of Mexicans and Mexican Americans in Los Angeles, and collecting, preserving, and sharing the stories, accomplishments, and experiences of Latinx people and Latino culture. She is an LA County Arts Commissioner, Board Chair of the Arts for Healing and Justice Network, and Board President for Californians for the Arts. Leticia holds a degree in political science from Loyola Marymount University and is a recipient of the Alumni Role Model Award from the LMU Latino Alumni Association.