our team

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Patricia Hiraldo
Founder|Chairwoman

 CEO of Master of the Ocean, the region's most significant water sports competition; networking and food styling guru; columnist, Mother Earth advocate. Boston University Communications graduate. 

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Lia Hiraldo
Secretary

Communications Director and Community Engagement expert.  

Project Vesta Coordinator Dominican Republic. Environmental Project enthusiast.

Mara Vega
Treasurer

Administrative and Finance Specialist. Tourism and Administration graduate. Conservationist and Wildlife Enthusiast. Currently pursuing a Science Degree in Madrid.

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Carlota Carretero
Vocal

Dramatic Arts luminary in the Dominican Republic and Cultural Project Manager responsible among other things, for bringing the magic of the traveling theater to all corners of the island with the Teatro Rodante .

Andrea Vogel
Vocal

Masters in Marine Environmental Science from Halmos Oceanographic Center, FLA. Marine Environmental Specialist and USAID Consultant 15 years of project management experience. Community Engagement Director at Project Vesta. Water sports and ocean lover.

Staff and Volunteers

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Rossy
Torres

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

Consultant with over 10 years of experience in the area of ​​Community Tourism; Management and Project Development with a focus on Environmental Conservation. Specialized in the strengthening of human resources and content creation.

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Kathleen McMenamin

PROJECT COORDINATOR Lifeguard and

CPR Administrator

College of Charleston Honors Graduate, US Coast Guard 50-Ton Master Captain, Professional Outdoor Guide. 

Passionate about our Earth and Ocean with a desire to teach others how to appreciate their natural surroundings. 

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Sofía Sánchez

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Web Designer

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Professional chef and experienced camp guide. Traveled from Venezuela to the Dominican Republic 8 years ago looking to discover the kitchens and flavors of the Caribbean. Currently resides in Cabarete, exploring new paths. She dedicates her creativity to spread her passion for sports and the Ocean within the community.

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Marcus Böhm

WATERSPORTS CONSULTANT

Watersports pioneer who arrived from Germany over 30 years ago looking for wind and waves. Marcus has inspired and elevated many young lives in the Cabarete community by transmitting his know-how of sports and passion for the Ocean.

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