Dr. Kandace Creel Falcon, Women and Gender Studies, has been appointed to the Chicano Latino Affairs Council (CLAC) for congressional district seven. CLAC is a statewide government agency whose mission is to advise the governor and state legislature on the issues of important to Minnesota’s Chicano Latino community. CLAC consists of fifteen-member Council directors, eleven of which are members of the Chicano Latino community and four of which are legislators. Of the eleven community members, there is a representative for each of the state’s eight congressional districts and three at-large community representatives. All community members are appointed by the governor of Minnesota to help provide a voice in all levels of government for the Chicano Latinos who reside in the state as well as the migrant workers that come to the state each year during the farming season.