Maya Educational Foundation • P.O. Box 1483 • Wellfleet, MA 02667, USA • Phone 508-349-1330

Board Members

Pablo Chavajay


is a Tz’utujil Maya of San Pedro La Laguna, Sololá, Guatemala. He obtained his licenciatura in psychology from the Universidad de San Carlos in Guatemala.

Edward F. Fischer


is Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University.

José Ursúa


Grew up in Mexico City, where he obtained a BA in Economics and a Law School degree at ITAM, both summa cum laude and ranking at the top of his class.

Elisabeth Nicholson

Secretary to the Board

has a master’s degree in English and Spanish from Heidelberg University

Jean-Marie Simon

Is the author of Guatemala: Eternal Spring, Eternal
Tyranny (W.W. Norton, NY).

Mitchell Denburg

Studied photography at The School of The Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Karen Kaiser

Karen has BA in Economics degree at ITAM, summa cum laude and a Ph D in Economics from Princeton University.