Mr. Sepúlveda is the senior vice president for station services at the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). He represents the perspective of PBS’ independent member stations in the ongoing management and strategic direction of PBS to ensure that PBS programs, products, and services support each station’s connection to its community and audience.
Prior to joining PBS, Mr. Sepúlveda served as the senior advisor for Hispanic affairs at the Democratic National Committee (DNC). He led the DNC portion of the Latino Obama 2012 team that helped re-elect President Barack Obama with a record-level of Hispanic support. Prior to joining the DNC, Mr. Sepúlveda led the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, where he built a national education network of Latino leaders and key community stakeholders.
Before joining the Obama Administration, Mr. Sepúlveda was a senior executive, strategist, and advocate for more than 20 years in the nonprofit and philanthropic communities, with a focus in community development, capacity building, and transformational management. He was president of The Common Enterprise, which he founded in 1995 as an outgrowth of a national Rockefeller Foundation initiative to help build stronger communities across America by making nonprofits, philanthropic organizations, governments, businesses, and communities more effective as they tackled significant critical social issues nationally and in more than 35 states.