"Born and raised in Brooklyn, Rita DiMartino has been active in republican and Hispanic politics for many years. She is currently a member of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board; before her appointment by President Bush, DiMartino was the Vice President of Congressional Relations for AT&T. Active at all levels of Republican politics, DiMartino has been elected as a Delegate-at-Large to seven Republican National Conventions, served on the 1992 Platform Committee, and was elected Executive Vice-Chair of The New York State Republican Committee in 1988. Currently DiMartino is a member of The Council on Foreign Relations; The City University of New York (CUNY) Board of Trustees; the Hispanic Council on International Relations; the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, and is the Executive Vice Chair of the Board of Bronx Lebanon Hospital.“ 
- ”Biography”, Accessed January 2007.