Our History • Serving Our Community since 1972


The Same by Alice Cardona


Flyer created by President Alice Cardona for this event held at 

The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Offices



The "Profiles of Puerto Rican Women" series of celebrations/awards existed as early as 1983.  The image here is from the 1986 event.  If you would like to see a copy for yourself then click here to download a copy for your review.  Other historical documents of this kind will be shared here as well.

Historical Roster of NACOPRW NY Presidents

Carmen Perez 1973 - 1975
Gladys E. Rivera 1975 - 1978
Lucia Ramirez 1978 - 1979
Aurora Mojica 1980 - 1981
Luisa E. Rivera 1982 -  1983
Noemi Santana 1984 - 1986
Alice Cardona 1986 - 1987
Carlota Marduro 1988 - 1989
M. Padin Bialo 1990
Inocencia Cosme 1990 - 1991
Lory R. Alcala 1991 - 1994
Nilsa Olivero 1994 - 1995
Nereida Caxias 1996 - 1997
Carmen Velazquez 1997 - 1999
Betty Lao 2000 - 2003
Michelle Centeno 2004 - 2007
Edith Padilla 2008 - 2009
Maria T. Centeno 2010 - 2011
Michelle Centeno 2012 - 2018
Sandra Rivera 2018 - Current