Our People

The Maya Project relies on a National Board of Associates for advice and partnershipThe Maya Project relies on advisers, graduate research assistants, and volunteers.

Advisory Group

  • Rodney Larrotta, Assistant Principal at Cherokee High School, Georgia
  • Lucia Garcia (Q'anjoba'l), Georgia
  • Carmelina Cadena (Q'anjoba'l, Acateco), Florida
  • Jeronimo Camposeco (Jacaltec), Florida
  • Giovanni Diaz, Immigration Lawyer, Georgia
  • Lucia Gaspar (Q’anjoba’l), Colorado
  • Beatriz Illescas Putzeys, Ex-Consul General of Guatemala, Georgia
  • Romeo Jimenez (Q’anjoba’l), Oregon
  • James Loucky, Western Washington University, Washington
  • Francisco Lucas (Q’anjoba’l), Colorado
  • Sheryl Ludwig, Educator, Colorado
  • Mandy McGrew, Educator, Georgia
  • Mary Odem, Emory University, Georgia
  • Sixta Sass (K’ich’e), Washington
  • Karin Ventura (K’ich’e), California

Project Director:  Dr. Alan LeBaron 

National Maya Spokesperson:  Juanatano Cano

Peace Corps Fellow Graduate Research Assistant:  Andrew Matusick 

Youtube and Communications:  Jeremy Wustner-Brown

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