National Editorial Board
National Editorial Board
Robert Cross is our National Publisher and Endorsement Officer. Robert is of Spaniard descent and Cuban on his mother’s side. He started his career in public service working in local ministries that provided educational assistance to k-12 students in San Bernardino County, and low-income assistance to disabled people, veterans and refugees. He has been a published author in Borgen Project Magazine and Borgen Project Blog, Collaborator, Medium and the Classy Libertarian. He earned a master’s degree in Public Policy and International Affairs from Liberty University and a bachelor’s degree in History from the California State University of San Bernardino.
Born in Bogotá, Colombia, Monica Yelin is a lifelong conservative and passionate supporter of the Republican Platform. Eager to explore new opportunities, Monica immigrated to the United States in 1998 with a J-1 Work Visa, coupled with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and unbridled ambition. Since then, Monica received her Master’s degree in International Relations and Political Science, currently serves as one of the commissioners for Preventing Domestic Violence in AZ, is a Member at Large for the Maricopa County GOP and was the former Director of Strategic Initiatives for the AZ Republican Party. Her views do not reflect the opinions of her employers.
Mairen Medina-Torres was born in Massachusetts of Colombian parents. She grew up in the state of Florida and now lives in Long Island, New York. Mairen is a lifelong Conservative who came from a very humble beginning, as she watched her mother work fulltime during the day and go to school at night to equip herself and provide for her family. Her mother instilled in her the value of dedication, love, hard work, and good Spanish cooking. Today, she is a Business Systems Architect within the Healthcare Industry, with vast experience in business administration across a wide range of industries, working directly with the Regional Director of Merrill Lynch, as well as other healthcare leaders as CEO’s and Leadership Executives. Mairen graduated with honors in Communication Disorders, from Adelphi University. She also graduated with honors from the Assemblies of God, with a degree in Bible Theology and Christian Education. She has a passion for local outreach and international missions. In November 2018, in the company of her Church’s Missions Team, they successfully launched a much-needed communal Medical Clinic in the mountains of Loma Larga, Honduras. Mairen has distinguished herself working and volunteering in the capacity of Fund-Raising Administrator. At her local church, she functions as an Audio/Visual Designer, a Worship and Devotional Leader, and Girls Ministry Teacher. She is also an accomplished Christian recording artist, publisher, and songwriter. Mairen enjoys spending time with her adult children whenever possible, alongside her husband Rey Torres, National Communications Director at the RNHA. Above all, she is a devoted Evangelical Christian, who values ministering with her husband at their local congregation.
Diane Rivera López was born and raised in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Her parents were born in the Island of Puerto Rico. Her extended family members have a mixture of Countries such as the Dominican Republic, Colombia, Ecuador, Philippians, African Americans, and Ukraine. Her ministerial walk started in her local church serving as Sunday school bible teacher for children, a youth leader and later became a secretary, as well as a deacon.
She became a Director and writer in a tract ministry for five years where thousands of tracts were printed and sent across N.Y and several other states and nations. She has coordinated and assisted in many outreach community events, festivals, and a children’s parades. She was a community Chaplain, ministered, and gave conferences in several prisons and classes in rehabilitation programs. Her speaking engagements range from social issues to domestic violence, diverse conferences, and hosting events. She was a speaker and fundraiser at Christian Radio Vision International for several years. In the past, she produced her own weekly T.V program for three years and produced and starred in several plays.
In her love of writing, she is currently a writer and part of “Subete al Arca” Christian Magazine, as well as the Director of “The Gala Magazine” of the Redemption Awards, where she is a publicist. Her passion for writing lies best in her Conservative, Religious, Social, and Political articles which she has gained the respect of her readers for her perspective and understanding in today’s most sensitive topics. Currently is an account executive at Alerta T.V Network, which airs on 24/7 in Verizon Cable. She is presently working on her first book, which will have an array of current topics as well as her personal life story.
In 2013 she became the Deputy Campaign Manager for a Mayoral Candidate with Conservative principles in the state of N.Y. She has been honored with 2 Certificates of Merit from the New York State Senate and New York State Assembly. She studied Communications at BMCC and is a few credits shy of a Bachelor’s in Theological Studies. Her greatest accomplishment is said to be her experiences and revelations ranging from the Millennium, the Rapture, and the Kingdom of God.
Verónica Ruiz is a proud American native of Chihuahua, Mexico. She currently serves as Texas Director of the Bienvenido National Faith Assembly. She is passionate about educating the Latino community about the importance of loving our heritage while honoring and defending our new homeland. She, along with her husband, Aaron, are correspondents of Republican National Hispanic Assembly (RNHA) News where they report on current political, economic and social issues affecting our country. Together they seek to bring back “In God We Trust” over our nation as originally established by the Founding Fathers of this beautiful nation. She is a proud wife and mom of 4 beautiful children.