LEADERS COUNCILS

LEOPOLDINO PEREA C.

President

President of CANATCOL, Canal de Colombia, Private Association. President of the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Former Mayor of Belen de Bajira, Choco. Creation Committee of the new Municipality of Belen de Bajira, Choco.

YERLY MOÑA

Vice President

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JUAN ANDRES MORENO MORENO

Secretary

Juan Andres Moreno, Attorney at law, University Professor, Executive Secretary of Canatcol, Private Association. Mr. Moreno congregated most Afro-Colombian communities land owners of the Colombia Canal Zone and made the legal incorporation of the Private Association as a NGO. He is the author of the book in Spanish "Thinking about the Development of Choco and the Pacific Coast of Colombia", Medellin, 2020.

NILSON MOSQUERA C.

Treasurer

GILBERTO PANESSO A.

Member

Former Vice Rector, Technologic University of Choco. President Afro-Colombian National Fund Entrepreneur and manager

EMIGDIO PERTUZ B.

Member

Native of Capurganá (Acandí, Chocó), with studies in Law and Political Science. He is an expert in ethnic mining, sustainable tourism, protected areas.

BALTAZAR MECHA F.

Member

Theologian and Anthropologist, Specialist in Social Services Management, Master in Government and Public Policy, Master in Education Sciences, Master in Linguistics course, Diploma in conflict resolution, Diploma in Cultural Management, Doctorate in Education Sciences, Teacher and researcher of the Technological University of Chocó and Education Advisor of the Cabildo Mayor de Catru, entrepreneur with availability to take on new challenges, willingness to occupy functions that involve leadership and management.

OSCAR MURILLO.

Member

FRANCISCO MURILLO I.

Member

JAIME G. GOMEZ,MD

Canatcol,AP-USA

Founder and Director Emeritus Neurological Institute of Colombia, Bogota (1966-1987) Associated Professor Dept Orthopedics and Rehab (Spine) University of Miami, USA (1988) Private practice Holy Cross Hospital, Ft Lauderdale, Florida, USA Retired Neurosurgeon 1996. Chairman SS4FF, St. Paul Minnesota Founder Committee pro-Colombia Canal 2012, Honorary Member Colombia Canal Private Association, CANATCOL, AP . (2015) USA Representative Colombia Canal (2015)

CLAUDIA BALDWIN

Presidente Fundación SSFF

Claudia G. Baldwin, Psychologist, Javeriana University; Master and Counseling Specialist; Licensed in School Administration. Director of "Sowing Seeds for the Future", a NGO to advocate for children in Colombia. With her father Jaime Gómez, they have published "The Colombia Canal" on Amazon.com. Promoting this megaproject of infrastructure to remedy the humanitarian crisis in Chocó, Colombia.