Jenna is the vice-chairperson of the board of trustees of Springs Preserve in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jenna Morton is a co-owner of Morton Group, a restaurant development company with venues in Las Vegas, including La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway inside Wynn Resort, La Comida, a Mexican joint in downtown Las Vegas and CRUSH eat, drink, love in the MGM Grand Resort. She is a graduate of Northwestern University. She is the co-chair of After School All Stars Las Vegas. Jenna is the mother of three amazing children and the wife of Michael Morton.
Dawn is professor of Geography at the University of Mary Washington. Dawn teaches classes on international development and the geography of North America and Latin America, and also brings students to Guatemala every spring. She is currently studying international public health. Dawn has been a friend and supporter of CCFC since its founding.
Currently an Adjunct Professor at Lone Star College in Houston, TX, Laurrie spent over 10 years consulting on structural engineering projects for NASA and the oil and gas industry in Houston, TX, both as a graduate student at Texas A&M University and as an engineer for Stress Engineering Services, Inc. As PTO president and Volunteer Coordinator of her childrens’ schools, she worked to enhance curriculum by infusing “science is fun” activities. Laurrie and her family was part of the mission founding team for LifeBridge Church and currently actively volunteers with Celebration Lutheran Church in Cypress TX, including playing keyboard in the praise band. Laurrie also enjoys cycling and painting with acrylics.
Jim is a retired business man. Jim and his wife keep a small garden behind their home in Chambersburg, PA.
Rob is a founding director of CCFC. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison (B.A.) and Fuller Theological Seminary (M.Div.) Rob is an avid birder. Since coming to Guatemala in 2001, Rob and his wife Tara have specialized in environmental education and agroecology in the Q’eqchi’ Maya context.
Tara is a founding director of CCFC. She is a graduate of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI (B.A.) and University of Wisconsin at Madison (M.S.) Tara is an ecologist and gardener. Tara has a passion for teaching others to wonder at the intricacies of the living world.