Mexico

Support of Distinguished Mexicans

Many Mexican men and women have formed the advisory board of the Instituto Lingüístico de Verano in Mexico over the years, and all of them have been intimately acquainted with the work of the organization.  Among others, this list has included the following distinguished citizens of Mexico: 

Honorary presidents (in chronological order)

  • Lic. Adolfo López Mateos, President of Mexico
  • Lic. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, President of Mexico
  • Lic. Luis Echeverría Álvarez, President of Mexico

Honorary vice-presidents (in chronological order)

  • Dr. Jaime Torres Bodet, Secretary of Gobernación, Secretary of Foreign Relations
  • Lic. Agustín Yáñez, well-known writer
  • Ing. Víctor Bravo Ahúja, Governor of Oaxaca
  • Lic. Fernando Solana, senator

Original officers

  • President:  Lic. Ramón Beteta Quintana, Secretary of Hacienda, Ambassador
  • Vice-president:  Dr. Juan Comas, well-known anthropologist, researcher at UNAM
  • Secretary: Lic. Francisco Arellano Belloc, director of  Novedades, Petróleos Mexicanos
  • Treasurer: Lic. Aarón Sáenz, well-known businessman

Original and subsequent members (in alphabetical order)

  • Prof. Mario Aguilera Dorantes, Oficial Mayor of Public Education
  • Dr. Gonzalo Aguirre Beltrán, Subdirector of the Instituto Nacional Indigenista, Rector of Universidad Veracruzana
  • Sr. Antonio Bermúdez, Director of Petróleos Mexicanos
  • Dr. Ignacio Bernal, Director of the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia
  • Ing. Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano, Governor of Michoacán, Jefe de Gobierno of the Federal District
  • Dr. Alfonso Caso, Secretary of Bienes Nacionales, Director of the Instituto Nacional Indigenista
  • Profa. Angélica Castro de la Fuente, Director of Bilingual Education
  • Dr. Eusebio Dávalos Hurtado, medical doctor, Director del Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia
  • Lic. Manuel Gamio Jr., notary public
  • Prof. Enrique García Gallegos, General Director of Asuntos Indígenas
  • Sr. Martín Luis Guzmán, Director of Tiempo
  • Dr. Wigberto Jiménez Moreno, historian, well-known Nahuatl expert
  • Dra. Yolanda Lastra de Suárez, well-known linguist (UNAM and El Colegio de México)
  • Dr. Miguel León Portilla, well-known historian and Nahuatl expert, Director of the Instituto Indigenista Internacional, Director of the Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas (UNAM)
  • Dr. Jaime Lítvak King, Director of the Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas (UNAM), Rector of the Universidad de las Américas
  • Dr. Leonardo Manrique Castañeda, well-known linguist at the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia
  • Lic. Raúl Noriega, journalist
  • Sr. Luis Felipe Obregón A., General Director of Asuntos Indígenas
  • Dr. Daniel Rubín de la Borbolla, anthropologist, Director of the Escuela Nacional de Antropología, Director of Artesanías Culturales
  • Sr. Roberto Salinas Stephens
  • Dr. Demetrio Sodi M., Subdirector of the Instituto Indigenista Interamericano
  • Sra. Amalia Solórzano, widow of Lázaro Cárdenas
  • Dr. Gutierre Tibón, well-known writer and journalist
  • Sra. Herlinda Treviño, widow of Sáenz
  • Lic. Genaro V. Vásquez, Secretary of Labor, Governor of Oaxaca
  • Dr. Alfonso Villa Rojas, well-known anthropologist

Other distinguished Mexicans who have supported ILV in other ways include:

  • General Lázaro Cárdenas, President of Mexico
  • Lic. Raúl Castellano, federal senator, Jefe del Departamento of the Federal District, Procurador de Justicia del Distrito y Territorio Federales, Supreme Court Justice
  • Lic. Hugo B. Margáin Gleason, Ambassador, federal senator, Secretary of Hacienda y Crédito Público
  • Lic. Antonio Martínez Báez, federal Senator, well-known professor of constitutional law (UNAM)
  • Carlos Montemayor, well-known writer