Inclusion International is excited to announce Luis Gabriel Villarreal has been selected by our members as our new Vice-President. Candidates were selected by the Nominating Committee and then voted upon by our Member organisations.
We congratulate Luis wholeheartedly and extend a warm welcome for him to join the Officers of Inclusion International.
We also express our gratitude to all the candidates who took part in the selection. Their dedication to our cause is truly inspiring, and together, we will continue working to create a more inclusive world.
On behalf of all the officers of Inclusion International, sincere congratulations to Luis as the successful candidate for Vice-President. Thank you for your service and welcome to the team.Sue Swenson, President, Inclusion International
Meet Luis Gabriel Villarreal Peralta
Luis Gabriel Villarreal Peralta is a self-advocate from Bogotá, Colombia. He currently represents the Americas region on the Council of Inclusion International.
He also works to make sure people with disabilities know about their rights when it comes to their bodies and health.
Sue Swenson, President of Inclusion International, shared her thoughts on the results, stating, “On behalf of all the officers of Inclusion International, sincere congratulations to the successful candidate for Vice-President. Thank you for your service and welcome to the team.”
To learn more about Luis, you can watch his video statement.
What does the Vice-President do?
The Vice-President is a vital part of our organisation’s governance and representation.
Working closely with President Sue Swenson and Inclusion International’s Council, the Vice-President helps drive positive change and supports the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities worldwide. For details about this role, click the button below.
Learn more about Inclusion International here. Our members work to create a world where people with intellectual disabilities and their families can take part and be valued equally in all areas of their lives.