Michael Brown, Co-Founder & Co-Director
Originally from Jamaica, Michael Brown has been living in Coco Solo for the last 20 years. Michael is considered the mayor of Coco Solo, minister of the ghetto, and the best spiritual guide.
Lorena Endara, Co-Director
Lorena Endara is a Panamanian artist and farmer. Lorena works with photography, video, and permaculture.
Rose Marie Cromwell, Co-Founder & Co-Director
Rose Marie Cromwell is an award-winning photographer based out of Panama and New York. For the last 7 years, Rose has been involved with the community arts world in various places such as Baltimore, MD, Syracuse, NY, and Panama.
Yamilka Timana, Educational Programs Coordinator
Yamilka, besides being a middle school teacher and accountant, is currently studying educational psychology. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge to stimulate positive changes in values and daily coexistance, since she is also a part of the community of Coco Solo.
Jesus David Blanco Castro, Youth Leader
Jesus David Blanco Castro is a resident of Coco Solo North and student of Maritime Transport and Port Operations. He loves to help the youth in his community and be an example to those around him.
Ambassadors: Jane Ellis, Miguel Moreno, Carmela Gobern, Raquel Dull, DJ Yellow, Keenan Lee & Ivan Nuñez
Mentors: Eduardo Arenas, Jose Braithwaite, Donna Conlon, Maya DeVries, Matias Dias, Gustavo Esquina, Francisco Frauca, Sebastian Garzon, Tatu Golden, Alejandro Guerra, Carmen Gu Liu, Allen Gula, Glenroy James, Wendy James, Moiz Kapadia, Annabel Miguelena, Gina Nuñez, Abbey Rich, Eudocia Rodriguez, Tania Rodriguez, Blake Scott, Ela Spalding, Solomiya Teterichko
Translators: Deborah Wizel, Marianne Wong, Emma Velásquez & Izmir Henry
Volunteers (past and present): Robert Campbell, Ana Carrizo & Jessie Rubin