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Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Ron Budacz

Ron Budacz

RON BUDACZ
BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHAIR AND MANAGEMENT OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

Ron joined the Peace Board in April 2018. His community service began in
1991 by chairing an Upstate New York consortium of business, academia,
and government to better a county of 250,000 people. In the mid 2000’s
he led the philanthropic efforts to give aid and comfort to the mentally
challenged, abused and abandoned children, and the elderly of a
Caribbean Island. He was elected to the Peace Chair in April 2019.
Bob Farquharson

Bob Farquharson

BOB FARQUHARSON
PEACE PUNTA DE MITA FOUNDING DONOR/DIRECTOR AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

Bob brings to Peace a vast amount non-profit experience in Toronto,
Canada, including: Chair Emeritus, Royal Ontario Museum Board of
Governors; Trustee of The University of Guelph; Prostate Cancer Research
Foundation Board; and Tarragon Theatre Board. Bob is a member of the
Board of Directors of the Fraser Institute, an independent non-partisan
research and educational organization based in Vancouver.

Mariette Woestemeyer

Mariette Woestemeyer

LOUISE TEMERTY
DIRECTOR AND MANAGEMENT OVERSIGHT

Mariette has served on the Peace Punta de Mita Board nearly since its
inception, and has interfaced with multiple committees during her
tenure. She has served on fundraising committees with various non-profit
organizations and focuses her philanthropic endeavors primarily on
education.

Roberto Santa Cruz

Roberto Santa Cruz

ROBERTO SANTA CRUZ
DIRECTOR AND COMMUNITY PRIDE COMMITTEE HEAD AND MANAGEMENT OVERSIGHT
COMMITTEE

Roberto joined the Peace Board in 2014 and has served on multiple
committees. He has served on the Board of The American School in
Guadalajara. He is a member of YPO/WPO, and founder of the YPO Chapter
in Guadalajara. In the Punta Mita area he was one of the founders of The
Punta Mita Foundation. He has participated in the Vigilance Committee of
Hacienda de Mita, and was past President.

Louise Temerty

Louise Temerty

LOUISE TEMERTY
DIRECTOR AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE HEAD

Louise joined the Peace Board in April 2018. In Toronto, Canada Louise
served as a director on many non profit charities, including the
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation board for 10 years and the Leacock
Foundation for 9 years.
Margaret Isberg

Margaret Isberg

MARGARET ISBERG
DIRECTOR AND FUND RAISING COMMITTEE AND ANGELS COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE
TO THE BOARD.

Margaret joined the Peace Board in April 2019 and brings a wealth of
experience from the for-profit and non-profit sectors, both in Canada
and California. In addition to the PEACE Board, she serves as a
Director of the Punta Mita Hospital Foundation and member of the Punta
Mita Angels.

Peter Newton

Peter Newton

PETER NEWTON
FOUNDING DONOR AND CHAIR EMERITUS AND FUND RAISING COMMITTEE

Peter was the driving force for the launch of Peace Punta de Mita in
2013, and is responsible for the charity’s success, growth, and
sustainability. In the Toronto area, Peter’s non-profit experience
includes having served on a private school board, a lake association
board, Sleeping Children Around the World Advisory Board, and Leacock
Foundation Board. In Punta de Mita area he is past president of Ranchos
HOA, past chair of the Club Mita Operating Committee, and project leader
of the Punta de Mita Foundation Sports Center. In addition to his PPM
activity, Peter is one of the organizers of Charlie’s Lunch, a group
of more than 50 Punta de Mita area homeowner/stakeholders who meet
regularly for camaraderie and sharing local insight.

Rob Ritchie

Rob Ritchie

ROBERT RICHIE
DIRECTOR AND HEALTH & LIFESTYLE COMMITTEE

Rob is a past Chairman of the United Way Campaign of Calgary , and has
served on the Boards of McGill University , the Montreal General
Hospital , and the Max Bell Foundation. In Punta Mita Rob is a past
President of the Hacienda de Mita Vigilance Committee.