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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

"Alone I cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples." - Mother Teresa

Lulis Camarena

PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER
lulis@imaginachildrenfoundation.org

“Imagina México is my dream come true, it has been my passion since I founded it in 1995.  Imagina has grown beyond my wildest expectations. Since its inception, Imagina has focused on underprivileged children and youth.  I am a witness of the impact that Imagina has had on them, their families and their community. We have opened avenues to the arts, science and culture and nurture their self-confidence and self-worth.  

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Patsy Cruzan

VICE PRESIDENT
Cruzan1@bellsouth.net

“My passion for Imagina Children’s Foundation stems from my belief that empowering children, no matter where they are, has a positive global impact.”

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Christopher A. Noe, MBA, Ph.D.

SECRETARY
cnoelimits@gmail.com

Prior to his consulting work with nonprofit and social enterprise leaders, Dr. Noe served as the Manager of the Office Depot Foundation providing resources and strategy trainings for numerous nonprofits nationally. Most recently, Dr. Noe served as Director of Social Investment at Nonprofits First, where he was a trainer and facilitator to hundreds of nonprofit professionals in providing nonprofit capacity-building. He also brings with him the perspectives of global and national strategic development. Having served as a political advisor and campaign manager in the U.S. to several elected political officials, he was invited by the U.S. government to travel abroad to provide political training and strategy consultation to numerous political party leaders across the Indonesian Archipelago. 

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Silvia Pedemonte

TREASURER
spedemonte1@gmail.com

“I love being part of Imagina Children’s Foundation because we get to help children from a very young age until they become young adults. All while giving them better opportunities in their lives through art, music, and educative programs, in addition to keeping them out of the streets.”

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Maria Esperanza Vergara

EVENT CHAIR
nenin@vergara.co

Imagina is an opportunity for many underprivileged children to succeed and to have a better life. I am excited to help give them that opportunity by working with Imagina Children’s Foundation.

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Gabriela Villanzon

MARKETING
gabrielavillazon@aol.com

Why Imagina? I have always admired talented people who fight against all odds to make their dream come true. Both Lulis and her mother have done so, and starting with just a dream they have transformed the lives for so many children who will go on to become healthy, productive adults with hope for the future.

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Claudia Evan

BOARD MEMBER

“For me, to be part of Imagina Children’s Foundation in the US represents supporting the execution of its founders’ dreams, helping to develop opportunities to change the world through education, art, and music from early ages, focusing on the most in need. It sets an example in any community and in any country. I am humbly thankful to be part of this cause.”

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Alejandro Jaramillo

BOARD MEMBER

“Alejandro Jaramillo is President for ReMark Latin America.  ReMark is a marketing consultancy company specialized in the distribution of insurance products through alliances with large banking groups.  ReMark is part of the Scor Reinsurance Group of companies with headquarters in Paris and Amsterdam.”

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Ricardo Villalobos

BOARD MEMBER

“Ricardo Villalobos is a software veteran with over 25 years of experience working with companies worldwide in multiple industries, including supply chain management, manufacturing, digital media, telecommunications and education. ”

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