The Aid and Education Project, Inc.


Board of Directors and Key Human Resources








Board of Directors


         Mark Pitts: Board Member & Executive Director


         Ajpub Pablo Garcia Ixmat: Board Member & Director of Programs in Guatemala


         Evelyn Morgner: Board Member & Director of Development


         Ana Urizar: Board Member & Senior U.S. Advisor


         Laura Martin: Board Member


         Carlyn Syvanen: Board Member


         Kathleen Faircloth: Board Member



Other Key Personnel


         Reyna Maria Flores: Financial Manager




Brief Biographies of Board Members


         Mark Pitts. Former manager at Lehman Brothers and Salomon Brothers in New York. Ph.D. Economics. Speaks Spanish and English. Volunteer.


         Ajpub Pablo Garcia Ixmat. Linguist and Researcher in the Instituto de Lingistica y Interculturalidad at the Universidad Rafael Landvar in Guatemala. Experienced instructor of teachers of Maya culture and languages. Speaks Spanish and Tzutujiil.


         Evelyn Morgner. Investment consultant formerly with Cambridge Associates and KPMG, and private banker with Citibank, working in the U.S. and the U.K. A.B. Bryn Mawr College and M.Sc. (Econ) The London School of Economics and Political Science within the University of London. Speaks English and German. Volunteer.


         Ana Urizar. Active businesswoman in the U.S. Educated in Guatemala, the U.K., Germany, and the U.S. Speaks English, Spanish, and German. Volunteer.


         Laura Martin. Retired academic with 35 years of research and teaching experience related to Maya culture. PhD in Linguistics and former Fulbright Fellow at Landvar University in Guatemala. Former Director of the Kinal Winik (Maya) Cultural Center at Cleveland State University. Speaks English, Spanish, and is familiar with several Mayan languages. Volunteer.


         Carlyn Syvanen. Over 30 years experience in ESL instruction. Specializes in teaching ESL teachers. Experience in several countries. Ph.D. Education. Currently retired. Volunteer


         Kathleen Faircloth. Retired university administrator and instructor. Over 40 years in higher education, mostly in administration. Has managed a staff of up to 150 people and implemented grants totaling in the millions of dollars. Ph.D. Psychology. Volunteer.




Brief Biographies of Other Key Personnel


         Reyna Marie Flores. Financial Manager in Guatemala. Experienced non-profit accountant and financial manager.


Contact Information:


Mark Pitts, Board Member & Executive Director

14 Zander Lane

Randolph, NJ 07869 USA

Tel: 973-366-3119

Cell: 973-769-9827



Ajpub Pablo Garcia Ixmat, Board Member, Director of Programs in Guatemala

Calle de Hermano Pedro

Plazuela Belem No. 4

Antigua, Guatemala

Tel (work): 011-502-2369-2151 (ext. 2534)

Tel (cell): 011-502-4095-1188




Evelyn Morgner

11003 East Oaks Court

Oakton, VA 22124 USA

Tel: 703-865-5614

Cell: 571-455-2313



Ana Urizar, Board Member & Senior Advisor

67 North Martine Ave.

Fanwood, NJ 07023 USA

Tel & Fax: 908-769-8605



Laura Martin, Board Member & Co-Director of Maya Cultural Education Program

2946 Corydon Rd.

Cleveland Hts., OH 44118-3554

Tel: 216-397-0662



Carlyn Syvanen, Board Member & Director of ESL Programs

63 Ward Lane

Sequim, WA 98382 USA

Tel: 360-683-8407

Fax: 360-683-3570



Kathleen Faircloth, Board Member & Vice President

2965 Crestview Dr. South

Salem, OR 97302 USA

Tel: 503-375-2251

Fax: 503-378-7737



Reyna Marie Flores, Financial Manager

Ave. de Desengaos No. 9

Antigua, Guatemala

Tel: 011-502-4823-7232






The Aid and Education Project, Inc. 14 Zander Lane Randolph, New Jersey 07869 Office: 973-366-3119 Cell: 973-769-9827