Virginia Madueno is President of IMAGEN LLC., President of AAEC, Inc.(American Agriculture Export Company), she is also Vice President of US Government Relations for the Sino American Trade Development Association in Beijing China. She co owns World Tile Design with her husband in downtown Turlock. Her PR company has worked on many complex and social issues in the San Joaquin Valley and is now a lead outreach consultant on the ACEforward Initiative. Virginia is a former council member and Mayor for the City of Riverbank. She has a BA in Communications from CSU Stanislaus and is a graduate of the 2006 JFK School of Government at Harvard (NHLI) fellowship program. Virginia was awarded the 2008 Trailblazer Business of the Year by the National Association of Women Business Owners and Wells Fargo and was awarded the 2008 Latina Style Magazine Business of the Year Award. Most recently, Virginia was awarded the 2015 Latino Journal Spirit of Latina Award, the 2014 La Raza Award by El Concilio (Council for the Spanish Speaking). She was appointed to the California Commission on Boating and Waterways by Governor Jerry Brown in March 2013 and serves on the Board of Directors for the Gallo Center for the Arts, Board of Directors for the Modesto Chamber of Commerce, the Central Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Board Member for the Stanislaus Family Justice Center, Board Member for Communities for a New California and Advisory Member to the President’s Council at California State University Stanislaus. She is married and has three children.