Roig Lawyers Managing Partner of the Miami Office, Nelson C. Bellido, Appointed Chairperson of Duke University Alumni Association Advisory Council
The Duke Alumni Association Advisory Council (DAAAC), made up of former Duke Alumni Association (DAA) board members, was created in 2012 to help former board members continue in their work of helping to engage, connect, and celebrate Duke’s alumni. Members contribute to the mission and goals of the DAA Board by providing support in several areas: recognition of leaders, interface with regional volunteers, coordination with DAA initiatives, service in an advisory capacity, and attendance at DAA events.
Nelson is heavily involved with Duke University. He formerly served as President of the Duke Alumni Association of Miami & Ft. Lauderdale from 1999 to 2011. He presently serves as National Chairperson of theDuke Hispanic/Latino Alumni Association, whose objectives are to promote and provide communication among and services for the Duke Hispanic community and its alumni, to assist in recruitment of Latino students, faculty and administration into the University and to support the University in its efforts to increase sensitivity toward the shared culture and interests of its Hispanic community and alumni. In addition, Nelson serves as Chairperson of the Duke Alums Engage Community Service Program in South Florida which has partnered with organizations such as the Overtown Youth Center, Children’s Home Society, Miami Children’s Museum, and Missionaries of Charity to serve less fortunate individuals in our community.