Arturo Vargas is the CEO of NALEO Educational Fund, a national nonprofit organization that strengthens American democracy by promoting the full participation of Latinos in civic life. He also serves as the CEO of NALEO, a national membership organization of Latino policymakers and their supporters. Vargas has held these positions since 1994.
Vargas is a nationally recognized expert in Latino demographic trends, electoral participation, voting rights, the Census, and redistricting.
Vargas holds a master’s degree in education and a bachelor’s degree in history and Spanish from Stanford University.