Werner Oyanadel

 Senior Policy Analyst-Latino Policy Division

Werner Oyanadel, CEO’s Senior Policy Analyst oversees the Latino policy division for the Commission and provides liaison duties with state officials, policymakers and community stakeholders around legislative initiatives that seek to enhance meaningful opportunities for all our state residents.  Mr. Oyanadel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with a concentration in Public Administration and a Minor in Philosophy.  He was named one of the 50 Most Influential Latinos in Connecticut by Latinos United for Professional Excellence (LUPA) in 2014.

More recently he received the W.L. Gilbert Award for Outstanding Community Service in 2015, and in 2011 he received the coveted Latino de Oro Award in the field of politics by IDENTIDAD Latina Hispanic Newspaper.