Rosa Mendoza

Executive Director @ HTTP

As Executive Director, Rosa informs administration officials, congressional staff, and state and local representatives about telecommunications and technology policy issues and how they will impact the Latino community. She represents HTTP at meetings, conferences, conventions, and industry gatherings. Rosa performs expert analysis on telecommunications and technology policy to develop advocacy briefs that can bring the needs of Latinos to the forefront.

Prior to joining HTTP, Rosa served as the Manager of Special Projects for The Raben Group, where she assisted clients with coalition building, strategic planning and research, with a particular focus on the firm’s LatinStrategies division. Rosa worked with clients such as MasterCard, Google and Hispanics for a Fair Judiciary.

Formerly, Rosa served as the Assistant Finance Director for Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX). As the primary point of contact for Congressman Cuellar, Rosa communicated with donors and constituents, coordinated fundraising events and maintained the calendar.

Previously, Rosa was hired as the Media Relations Executive for the Hispanic Communications Network (HCN), which designs customized radio, television and print media campaigns for the Latino market. In this role, Rosa built relationships with media affiliates, assisted with program development, and helped execute the firm’s large scale media campaigns.

Before coming to Washington DC, Rosa was hired as the Coordinator for the Chicano/Latino Cultural Center and as the Principal Assistant to the director of the Office of Multicultural Student Services at Washington State University.

Rosa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with an emphasis in public relations and a Master’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in Higher Education Administration from Washington State University. She is also adept in bilingual communications.