Board of Directors

Mario Juárez – Director and Legal Representative,

Mario Juarez Siquinajay, Kaqchiquel-speaking indigenous, are of Elena Siquinajay and Enrique Juarez,. Mario, co-founder of Maya Pedal along with Richard Andrews of Canada has  worked with bicimaquinas since 1998. Mario defines his dreams as providing appropriate technology, bicimaquinas, to benefit families with scarce resources in rural areas of Guatemala.




María Veronica Buch – President

Veronica obtained her university degree in Social Work, and is a vital person in the strategies and support of Maya Pedal, for her vast experience in group management and working with girls. She is the national coordinator of Let Girls Lead, (Rise Up)  in Guatemala. Veronica is tireless in her quest to improve lives in Latin America.  She contributes her volunteer time as president of Maya Pedal.



> Matilde Salvajan Tataguin – Vice President

> Elena Siquinajay – Treasurer

> Dumilia Buch – Secretary

> Roselia Jorge – Vocal Títular

> Carlos Juárez – Logistic Support

Workshop and Office





Mario Juárez







Danha Alvarado

– Assistant to Mario,  administrator  , presenter, public relations.







Melody Juarez

At 15 years old, Melody already has nearly a decade of experience in the shop, office, field, and as presenter in public   

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Dave Renfrow

– Volunteer coordinator of support group

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