Dr. Raúl Font was appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Community Development Advisory Council on January 1, 2020. Font is president of the Latino Community Development Agency (LCDA), which addresses the needs of low-income families in Oklahoma.
Prior to joining LCDA, Font worked in the education field for 41 years of service. He has taught all grades from first grade to doctorial-level courses in multiple states. He has held every education position other than superintendent.
Font holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico; a master’s degree in bilingual education from Central State University, Edmond, Oklahoma; and a doctoral degree in education administration, curriculum and supervision from the University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma.