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.
Gordon joined the board of directors in April as the head of Finance and Treasury. Gordon brings a wealth of experience with a broad career of leadership positions in the financial industry in Canada, the United States, and in Europe. In addition, he has given freely of himself serving on various not-for-profit boards, including being past Chair of the United Way of Calgary and past Chair of the University of Calgary.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Juan Pablo (JP) Stone has been a lifelong resident of the greater Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit area. His architectural and construction company, Stone Contractors, is a preeminent builder of many of the best homes both inside and outside of the gates of Punta Mita. He has a reputation of honesty, integrity, commitment, and excellence in all he does. In addition, JP was an early on prime mover for charitable works in the area and most recently, he has supported PEACE Punta de Mita by developing concepts and volunteering the expertise of his company. JP and his wife, Celeste, reside with their beautiful family in Nuevo Vallarta, and they are also members of the Punta Mita community.
Omar was born in Aguascalientes. He studied accounting at the UASLP graduating with a diploma in finances. He has worked in various places as an administrator within the Bahía de Banderas region such as PSAV at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita and Wildmex Surf School. Omar started to work for PEACE in 2018 as an administrative assistant and, after a year he was appointed as Administrator and HR.
Anaelena was born in Venezuela. She and her family have been resided in Nayarit for the last 8 years. She has 16 years of experience in the education field, working as a teacher, coordinator, and director of pre-school and primary levels. She also has participated in conferences pertaining to values and ethics for various social and educational entities.
Rob is from Bozeman, Montana and holds an M.S. TESOL from Aston University in the U.K. He works as a teacher trainer, most recently for The British Council in Tunisia. He contributed to the third edition of Jack Richard’s Curriculum Approaches In Language Teaching among other publi-cations. Rob is passionate about learning and helping teachers facilitate the process of language ac-quisition.