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Guatemala Staff

Rony MejíaFederico Ronaldo (Rony) Mejía Lazo
General Director for Guatemala Operations &
Interim Coordinator of the Culture of Reading Program (CORP)

As Guatemala General Director, Rony is responsible for overall management, oversight, and effectiveness of Guatemala programs and operations. He also coordinates strategic plan implementation and program operational plans. As Interim Coordinator of the Culture of Reading Program, Rony is responsible for CORP Program logistics and administration, including coordinating traing sessions, in-class observations, and evaluations.

Horacio SamayoaHoracio Samayoa
Operations Director 

As Operations Director of the Guatemala office, Horacio manages central operations in the Guatemala office, including organizational development, finance, and legal work. He also supports the programs through planning and process improvement.

Howard LobbHoward Lobb
Director of Partner Development

As Director of Partner Development, Howard is responsible for strengthening relationships with supporters in Guatemala and the U.S. as well as partner nonprofits in Guatemala. He is also responsible for educational technology innovation initiatives.

Maritza Rodriguez de GonzalezMaritza Rodriguez de Gonzalez
Administrative Assistant 

As Administrative Assistant, Maritza provides support with phone calls.  She also coordinates messaging and provides administrative support to the Textbook Program.

Vera Daniela Najera ArzúVera Daniela Najera Arzú
Event Coordinator & Administrative Assistant 

As Event Coordinator & Administrative Assistant, Daniela is responsible for the details of tour planning, including coordinating with program teams and schools to arrange school visits and activities. She also provides administrative support to other areas of donor relations and communications.

Textbook Program Division

Juan Augusto BalJuan Augusto Bal
Textbook Program Coordinator

As Textbook Program Coordinator, Juan Augusto manages and coordinates Textbook Program activities, provides tour support, and supports teacher training.

Mario YacMario Yac
Coordinator of Training and Textbook Program Promotion

As Coordinator of Training and Textbook Program Promotion, Mario coordinates teacher training, provides tour support, and coordinates special projects.

Luis Xicay QuechéLuis Xicay Queché
Field Representative

As a Field Representative, Luis is responsible for monitoring Textbook Program activities, including providing support to teachers and administrators in the program, making sure revolving fund payments are collected, and conducting program evaluations. He also provides tour support.

Fredy TzibFredy Tzib 
Field Representative

As a Field Representative, Fredy is responsible for monitoring Textbook Program activities, including providing support to teachers and administrators in the program, making sure revolving fund payments are collected, and conducting program evaluations. He also provides tour support.

Niger Manaen Guox IxcoyNiger Manaen Guox Ixcoy 
Field Representative and Teacher Trainer

As a Field Representative and Teacher Trainer, Niger is responsible for coordinating teacher training and monitoring Textbook Program activities, including providing support to teachers and administrators in the program, making sure revolving fund payments are collected, and conducting program evaluations. He also provides tour support.

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Computer Center Division

Miguel QuinterosMiguel Quinteros
Computer Centers Program Coordinator 

As Computer Centers Program Coordinator, Miguel is responsible for overall management of the program, including program design, implementation, and effectiveness. He also assists in the strategic direction of the project (educational approach, student learning goals, geographic reach, etc.), budget creation and monitoring, compliance and reporting, and Computer Center revolving fund management.

Silvio HerreraHarold Alexander Joseph Cóbar Ramírez
Operations Coordinator of Existing Educational Technology Centers 

As the Operations Coordinator for the existing Computer Centers, Harold manages the program supervisors and technicians and maintains relationships with school staff and local government officials.

Mario MusMario Mus 
Computer Center Supervisor & Computer Technician

As Computer Center Supervisor & Computer Technician, Mario oversees center operations, involving administrative, pedagogical, and technical management, and prepares computers for installation. He is also responsible for technical support for the Computer Centers, computer equipment inventory control, and maintenance on computers in the Guatemala office.

Jorge LuisJorge Luis Del Cid De Leon
Computer Center Supervisor

As a Computer Center Supervisor, Jorge Luis is responsible for center operations involving administrative, pedagogical, and technical management. He also prepares computers for installation in new centers.

Ervin Geovany Pérez SandovalErvin Geovany Pérez Sandoval
Computer Center Supervisor

As a Computer Center Supervisor, Ervin Geovany is responsible for center operations involving administrative, pedagogical, and technical management. He also prepares computers for installation in new centers.

Edwin Miguel Ángel Pú PérezEdwin Miguel Ángel Pú Pérez
Computer Center Supervisor

As Computer Center Supervisor, Edwin is responsible for center operations involving administrative, pedagogical, and technical management. He also prepares computers for installation in new centers.

José Mario Cajabon OrdoñezJosé Mario Cajabon Ordoñez
Computer Technician

As Computer Technician, José Mario is responsible for computer equipment inventory control, supporting maintenance of office computers, and providing technical support for the Computer Centers.

Monica de RamirezMonica de Ramirez 
Administrative Assistant 

As Administrative Assistant, Monica supports and assists the Computer Centers Program and provides training and meeting support.

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Culture of Reading Program Division

Carolyn JohnsonCarolyn Johnson
Founder and Advisor, Culture of Reading Program

As CORP Program Advisor, Carolyn provides general support to the program.

Yanira Susana Batres VillagránYanira Susana Batres Villagrán 
Pedagogic Specialist 

As Pedagogic Specialist for the Culture of Reading Program, Yanira is responsible for program methodology and leading teacher training.

Miltón Eduardo Ramos MéndezMiltón Eduardo Ramos Méndez
Educational Trainer

As Educational Trainer for the Culture of Reading Program, Milton trains teachers, conducts classroom observations, and helps with evaluation studies.

Regina Lissette Sánchez SamayoaRegina Lissette Sánchez Samayoa
Educational Trainer

As an Educational Trainer, Regina trains teachers, conducts classroom observations, and helps with evaluation studies.

Regina Lissette Sánchez SamayoaSilvia Rebeca Román Oliva
Educational Trainer and Advisor on partnerships for early childhood development

As Educational Trainer and Advisor on partnerships for early childhood development, Rebeca trains teachers, conducts classroom observations, helps with evaluation studies, and supports research of early childhood.

Ingri Carolina BamacaIngri Carolina Bamaca
Educational Trainer

As an Educational Trainer, Carolina trains teachers, conducts classroom observations, and helps with evaluation studies.

Gloria ChoxinGloria Choxin
CORP Administrative Assistant

As Administrative Assistant, Gloria provides administrative support for the Culture of Reading Program, including training and meeting support.

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Scholarships Division

Juan Samuel Buc ColoradoJuan Samuel Buc Colorado
Scholarship Coordinator

As Scholarship Program Coordinator, Samuel manages and coordinates the activities of the Scholarship Program, including preparing scholarship agreements and payments and monitoring academic performance.

Heydi Chancho SirinHeydi Chancho Sirin
Local Facilitator

As a Local Facilitator for the Scholarships Program, Heydi is responsible for running workshops and youth development activities in Santiago Sacatepéquez. She also assists in the selection of scholarship students, coordinates with the schools and other educational authorities, and prepares and delivers supplies to students.

Sandra CapenSandra Capen
Local Facilitator

As a Local Facilitator for the Scholarships Program, Sandra is responsible for running workshops and youth development activities in Patzicía and Patzún. She coordinates with the schools and other educational authorities, and prepares and delivers supplies to students.

Teresa de Jesus Santelel PichiyaTeresa de Jesus Santelel Pichiya
Local Facilitator

As a Local Facilitator for the Scholarships Program, Teresa is responsible for running workshops and youth development activities in San José Poaquil. She coordinates with the schools and other educational authorities, and prepares and delivers supplies to students.

Lesbia Marleny Batz XicayLesbia Marleny Batz Xicay
Local Facilitator

As a Local Facilitator for the Scholarships Program, Lesbia is responsible for running workshops and youth development activities in Patzún, Chimaltenango. She coordinates with the schools and other educational authorities, and prepares and delivers supplies to students.

Elena Maria Ramírez MirandaElena Maria Ramírez Miranda
Scholarships Administrative Assistant

As Administrative Assistant for the Scholarships Program, Elena provides administrative support to the program.

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Organizational Development

Emy PérezEmy Pérez 
Human Resources Coordinator

As Human Resources Coordinator, Emy is responsible for Human Resources management and for ensuring the application of general policies and procedures. She also provides tour support.

Gaby AmadoGaby Amado 
Special Projects Specialist

As Special Projects Specialist, Gaby is responsible for special projects and tours planning.

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Accounting Department

Aníbal ColindresAníbal Colindres 
Financial Coordinator 

As Financial Coordinator, Aníbal is responsible for payroll, expense and income accounting, and financial reports.

Elda AguilarElda Aguilar 
Accountant

As an Accountant, Elda is responsible for maintaining the proper functioning of the accounts through effective administrative support/accounting organization.

Manuel Mejia MazariegosManuel Mejia Mazariegos
Accounting Assistant

As Accounting Assistant, Manuel provides support with inventory, monthly travel reports, and other accounting activities.

Dany René Dónis TecúnDany René Dónis Tecún 
Warehouse & Logistics officer

As Warehouse & Logistics Officer, Dany is responsible for warehouse reporting and textbook inventory control. He also provides vehicle support.

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Support Staff

Felipe Samuel Molina GarciaFelipe Samuel Molina Garcia
Maintenance, Messenger

Felipe manages general maintenance and messenger duties for the Guatemala office complex.

 

Vilma Monterroso de GirónVilma Monterroso de Girón
Hospitality

Vilma manages the cooking, cleaning, and general hospitality necessary for running the CoEd Guatemala office.

 

Marlen Griselda Velásquez CastilloMarlen Griselda Velásquez Castillo
Hospitality

Marlen manages the cleaning and general hospitality necessary for running the CoEd Santiago office.

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