Board of Directors
Cristina is a native of Uruguay who found her passion with the children of Honduras at Ahle. Cristina has many years of experience working in the hospitality business, from charter yachts to safari lodges, and later as a yacht manager based out of Fort Lauderdale. Cristina is grateful to have had a very interesting life and feels that now is the time to give back; she feels blessed for having the opportunity to be part of AJC Children's Foundation, and to make a positive change in these children's lives.
(picture of Cristina with 3 girls)
Suzanne's love of children and interest in healing naturally guided her to obtaining a bachelors of science degree in nursing, and she has been working in the pediatric field ever since. Also, an artist and lover of nature, she has traveled the world and enjoys providing the opportunity to children to experience and express their creative spirit. This lead her to volunteer to do an art project with the children in Honduras, this is when she became "hooked". Suzanne believes that this proves that, compassion, love and encouragement can change a child's life forever.
(picture of Suzanne with boys outside volunteer house)
Peter is a Real Estate developer and has been involved in the construction and administration of several projects around Fort Lauderdale. Peter is originally from Zimbabwe, and for many years he owned a large manufacturing business in the capital, Harare. Once the political situation in Zimbabwe started to deteriorate, Peter and Cristina moved to the united States to start a new life. Peter has travelled several times to Central America and has seen first hand the need to help the children of Honduras. Peter has been a donor and a solid supporter of AJC children's Foundation since 2008.