Staff and Board Members

Taller Puertorriqueño is the gateway to Latin@ Philadelphia, promoting and developing Latin@ culture through its public exhibitions, education programs for children and youth, and extensive outreach programs at schools and community centers across the city. We believe that embracing and expressing our cultural heritage is central to community empowerment.


Carmen Febo-San Miguel, Executive Director, and CEO,


Board of Directors

Elena Marie Dilapi, Board Chair
MSW, QCSW, Principal, DiLapi Consulting

Israel Colón, Vice-Chair
Former public servant, retired

Carlos Nuñez,
Legal Administrative Specialist for the Office of Veterans Affairs

Kathleen Vissar,
Founder and Owner, Wells Vissar

Linda Robinson Fellag, Board Secretary
Associate Professor of English, Community College of Philadelphia

Roger Gee, Ph. D.
Professor, School of Education, Holy Family University

Ileana M. Helwig, MA. Chief Operating Officer, Children Crisis Treatment Center

Neftali Ramos, Masters, Human Services
Psychological Operations Specialist, US Army

Laura Sández, Ph. D., Board Treasurer
Assistant Professor in Romance Languages and Literature, Villanova University

Joana M. Díaz Rodríguez, Education Consultant

Alba E. Martínez, Esq. Principal, The Vanguard Group

Sulma Dalessio, PECO Energy,  Director, Customer Care