Our Board of Directors

As of December 2020

 

General Coordinator/Executive Director:  

    Professor Nestor Murray-Irizarry

Board of Directors of Casa Paoli

    Dr. J. Emanuel Dufrasne González, president/project coordinator  

          musicologist and ethnomusicologist

    Professor Mayra Robles, vice president/coordinator of educational projects

    Professor Carmen I. Asencio López, secretary

    Professor Roig Berrios, treasurer/coordinator of virtual projects
   Néstor Murray-Ramos, Infrastructure Advisor

 

Staff / Administrative and volunteer

     Jesus J. Barriera Bonilla, administrator

     Ashley Rodríguez Robles, Clerk/Volunteer

     Yesenia Malavé Notary, accountant

     attorney Emiliano Irizarry, legal advisor

     Arch. Ferdinand López-Valle, advisor

 

Consultants in communications / virtual projects

     Jose Roberto Rodriguez

     Digital producer/editor Wilfredo Echevarría

 

Advisors and collaborators in special projects on traditional Puerto Rican and Caribbean musical instruments

      Luthier William Cumpiano

      J. Emanuel Dufrasne González. PhD.

      Noraliz Ruiz, PhD.

 

Advisors and collaborators in the Center's artistic projects

      Leticia Weiss, Proposal Advisor

      José R. Alicea, artist-painter

      Rafael Rivera Rosa, artist-painter

      Felipe Cuchi, graphic artist

      Diana Micheli, graphic artist

      Osvaldo De Jesús-Cruz, artist-engraver

      Fernando Santiago, engraver artist

      Camilo Carrión, engraver artist

      Nitza Tufiño, artist-painter

      Theodore Hendricks, musician

      Yvonne Figueroa, musician

      Nancy B. True [RIP], Friends of Casa Paoli coordinator in New York [

 

[ 2018-2020]

     Oscar Martínez, artist-painter in Chicago

     Jaime Vázquez, cultural manager

     Coqui Santaliz, poet

     Roxana Fernández Azizi, cultural manager

     Martin García, artist-engraver

     Rod Leigh, Historian -New Jersey

     Elena Martínez, Cultural manager – New York

     Julia Cristina Ortiz Lugo, PhD. Miradero virtual magazine

     Professor Hilda Quintana, PhD. founder and organizer of the Colloquium of Art and

          Children's literature

     Ana Emmanuelli, artist-engraver


  Collaborators /2020

     John Gudino

     Maureen Medina, teacher-guide    

     Ferdinand López Valle, architect

     Omar Alfonso, journalist

    Norma Colon Daleccio, journalist

    Sandra Torres Guzmán, journalist

    Reinaldo Millan, journalist

    Armando Pacheco Matos, writer and composer

    Dr. Mildred Allen, President Puerto Rican Family Institute
   Dr. Hilda E. Quintana, university professor and writer

    Dr. Gustavo Batista, musicologist  

    Rafael Rivera Rosa university professor and artist-painter

    Prof. Luis Manuel Álvarez, musicologist    
    Luis Abraham Ortiz, artist-painter

    Camilo Carrión, artist-painter  

    Julio Amir, Ponce Culture Director    
    Jaime Vázquez, filmmaker and cultural leader  Ponce
   Emilio Quintana Quiles, framer
   Carlos Roberto Del Valle, photographer
   Ruperto Chaparro, Director Sea Grant UPR-Mayagüez
   Luz Negron Pérez, teacher and guide
    Alexandra González Rivera, librarian and guide
   Liz Serrano, teacher and guide  

    María del Carmen Vázquez Luciano, friend of Casa  Pauli  

    Maddy Rivera Caraballo, journalist

     Edder González Palacios, designer 
    Carlos Cruz Cruz, musician  

    Robert Ruiz, journalist
    Ruben Rodriguez, musician    
   Nitza Tufiño, artist-painter

    Rafaela Billini, filmmaker
   William R. Cumpiano, string instrument luthier
   Rossana Duchenne. teacher and researcher
   Elena Martínez, cultural manager and folklorist

    Bobby Sanabria, musician and educator
   Juan Sotomayor, musician, researcher, photographer
   Wilfredo Echevarría, media specialist
   Ing. Francisco Pagán Santos, friend of Casa Paoli
   Nelson García Santos, photographer and writer
   Nancy B. True, friend of Casa Paoli
   Suleika Cabrera Drinane, friend of the Paoli House
   Dr. José Rabelo, physician 
   Fernando Santiago, artist-engraver
   Amir Señeriz, Director of Ponce Museums
   Eric Rodriguez Rivera, scholar of genealogy
   James Cuebas, artist and photographer  

    Enríquez Pagán, construction worker 
   Dr. Myrna Nieves, university professor and writer
   Dr. Pedro J. Mombille, friend of Casa Paoli
   Dr. Juan González Lamela, university professor
   Miguel Acevedo Flores, string instrument luthier   

    Theodore  Hendricks, teacher and pianist

Sponsors (2019)

     Department of Art Department of  art and culture of

          Management  Municipal  Autonomous of Ponce         

     Homeland and Culture, Inc.  

     Friends of Casa Paoli in New York

     Sea Grant  

     Guilarte Publishers  

     Seagull Editions

     Boricua Workshop - New York  

     Bronx Music Heritage Center New York  

     Miranda Casanas Foundation

     Puerto Rican Family Institute

     Puerto Rican Foundation for the Humanities

     National  Endowment  For the  Humanities

     Background  Flamboyan for the Arts

     Society of Friends of Casa Paoli

     Specialized School of Fine Arts of Ponce

     University of Puerto Rico, Ponce Campus

     The Cobblestone News

     The Pearl of the South

     Southern journalism workshop

     WPAB AM

     Radio UPR-Rio Piedras

     The Pearl of the South

     It's news

     Ponce News

     Clarity

     The new day

     The Puerto Rican Spokesperson