President - Gloria E. Perez-Matos
Born and raised in NYC, Gloria moved to Rochester in 1986. Her knowledge of her culture comes from strong family ties where many of her family members were either musicians or dancers.
Gloria is currently the Special Events Coordinator/Bilingual for the City of Rochester. She has served her community in this position for the last 12 years of her 23 years employed with the City of Rochester.
She is also the Founder and Choreographer for “Oshunmiyeye…an Afro-Caribbean Dance Company” dedicated to preserving our culture through the arts of music and dance. She has also served on several other community event committees in various capacities. ¡Que Viva La Tradición!