Irazú Gómez Vargas
Mexico Program Advisor

Irazú Gómez Vargas

Irazú has recently joined the Alianza Americas team as Mexico Liaison for the "RefugeforFamilies" campaign and Mexico program advisor. She brings more than a decade of experiences with networks of humanitarian protectors and migrant rights defenders in Mexico. She is currently a citizen liaison to the Advisory Board of the National Migration Institute and and was founding member of the Network for Integrated Accompaniment of Migrants in the Southern region, a network made up of 12 shelters in southern Mexico.
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Andy DeBoer
Development & Communications Coordinator

Andy DeBoer

Andy first joined the team as an intern in the summer of 2018, and now works as the Development and Communications Coordinator.  In this role, Andy develops proposals and reports to major funders and assists with communication materials and outreach to faith communities.  Originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, Andy received his Bachelor's degree in International Development Studies from Calvin College and his Master's in Social Administration from the University of Chicago.
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ELSA LOPEZ
Membership Mobilization Manager

ELSA LOPEZ

I was born in Michoacán, Mexico in a small town called Cheranastico. I emigrated to the United States when I...
ABEL NUÑEZ
Abel Núñez joined CARECEN as its Executive Director in March 2013. Prior to CARECEN, he was Associate Director of Centro...
ODILIA ROMERO
In the 1981, she migrated to Los Angeles, California where she settled in the Pico-Union district along with the many...
ELMER ROMERO
Elmer Romero was most recently an educator working in the field of Adult Education as a program manager at Houston...