Board of Directors

President & Chairman

Dr. Nestor Montilla, Sr.

Dr. Montilla is a multilingual scholar with over two decades of higher education administration experience at The City University of New York where he has served as a faculty member, and held different higher education officer titles including, director of government relations and external relations, director of special events for corporate relations at Lehman College, and other directorships and positions in public relations, international programs, study abroad, community relations, television production, and management of adjunct faculty affairs. Dr. Montilla has served as president and chairman of national and statewide advocacy organizations. He attended law school in the Eastern University, earned bachelor’s degree and master’s in public administration from John Jay College, completed doctoral studies in political science with specialization in American government and public policy, and earned a Ph.D. in education with specialization in higher education administration and educational leadership from Liberty University. 

Recent publications and editing contributions

A Phenomenological Exploration of Adjunct Faculty Perceptions of Job Satisfaction with Multi-Year Teaching Appointments

Retrospective on Santiago’s Pamphleteers Wenceslao Marcial Guillen, Manuel Bueno, and Negro Veras. In At 60:  Two pamphleteers from Santiago against a tyrannical regime (pp. 304-310). Ramón Antonio Veras (Ed.), Oceano Azul Ediciones.

Edited Books

Forword and editing: My Family’s Origin: Indigenous, Spaniard and African by Maria Teresa Montilla. ISBN – 978-1-5323-8514-8

Prologue and editing: I Believe God by Maritza Jimenez. ISBN 978-15323-8513-1

Prologue. In El dilema de un pueblo (p. 4) byAlejandro Benjamin

The Illustrious Latino Project Commemorative Journal III. Institute for Latino Studies, Research, and Development. ISBN -978-1-5323-8512-4. Based on 50 semi-structured open ended 60 minute-videotaped interviews.

The Illustrious Latino Project Commemorative Journal II. Institute for Latino Studies, Research, and Development. ISBN -978-1-5323-8512-4. Based on 55 semi-structured open ended 60 minute-videotaped interviews.

The Illustrious Latino Project Commemorative Journal I. Institute for Latino Studies, Research, and Development. ISBN -978-1-5323-8512-4. Based on 50 semi-structured open ended 60 minute-videotaped interviews.

Prologue. In Cuatro décadas de migración femenina, remesas e impacto en la economía dominicana (1970-2010) (pp. 13-14) by Irma Nicasio Rodriguez. ISBN 978-9945-8568-5-9.