All salaried staff members of AIR are Guatemalan professionals. Through our efficiency, experience, and many volunteer hours, we are able to channel an extraordinary 94% of your donations directly to the fieldwork and programs in Guatemala.
Our field technicians are specialists trained in agro-forestry and environmental engineering. They are Guatemalan professionals who come from the area where AIR works and are able to communicate in the native language of Kaqchikel and Quiche, as well as Spanish.
Lidia Otzoy; Cecilia Ramirez, Executive Director; and Technicians: Luis Iquique Socoy; Josue Ajcalon; Juan Leja Tax; and Pedro Miguel Xil; Don Miguel Lopez and Carlos Hic, not pictured.
Anne M. Hallum - Chairperson – Atlanta, GA
Rachel M. Hallum-Montes - Belmont, CA
Lorna Jean Hagstrom - Director – Agriculturalist,Community Activist, Philanthropist - DeLand, FL
Candace Lankford - Director – Philanthropist, Chair of County School Board – DeLand, FL
Ken McCoy - Director – Professor of Theatre Arts and Latin American Studies - Stetson University – DeLand, FL
Robert McIntosh - Director – Attorney, Peace Corps Volunteer, Philanthropist – Sanford, FL
Glenda Gray - Director - Actress, Philanthropist – Alpharetta, GA
C. McFerrin Smith – Circuit Court Judge, Philanthropist – DeLand, FL
Rev. Lawrence Cuthill – Presbyterian Pastor (PCUSA) – Welaka, FL
Christopher Stubbs – Director – Founding President, Link Staffing Services – Rotary International Liaison - Sanford, FL
Mark Boggs - Transportation Engineer; Raleigh, NC
Michael L. Lupsha - Events Manager, Atlanta, GA;
Cecilia Ramirez - Executive Director, AIR, Inc., Chimaltenango, Guatemala