We are the Amapas Neighborhood Association (ANA): residents and business-owners – both Mexicans and ex-pats – working together to improve our quality of life through improvements in Security, Streets and Infrastructure, and Responsible Development.
We are the official ‘voice’ of Amapas at City Hall, and work with the City when we can, but try to do for the neighborhood what the City often does not. We do this through public-private partnerships, by working with other organizations, and by ‘bootstrapping’ with our own initiative and resources.
The ANA consists of Administrator Viviana Testón, and is run by a Board of Directors. All are VOLUNTEERS who contribute our time, talents, energy – and, yes, dinero – to the goal of making things better in Amapas. The more active members we have, the louder our collective voice, and the more we can get done for the neighborhood.
MEET YOUR BOARD
COME TO A MEET AND GREET, YOUR BOARD MEMBERS ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO YOUR PARTICIPATION
SYLVIA TOY PRESIDENT
My love affair with Puerto Vallarta began in October 1983 when my husband, Steve, and I came to celebrate our honeymoon. As our family grew we would visit Puerto Vallarta with our daughters and they came to know the city as their home away from home especially as we celebrated the holidays.
ROBERT HOWELL SECRETARY
Robert Howell, Secretary, has had a 40 year career in healthcare and educational administration in the USA. He is an author and has consulted in numerous settings in organizational development. He first visited Puerto Vallarta in 1970
STEVE CLARKE TREASURER
ANA Treasurer, has a background in global businesses, holding senior executive roles with companies like Chalmers Suspensions International Inc., LEGO, DHL, Crayola, Western Publishing, and Tonka International.
ROBIN SPENCER VOCAL
Robin Spencer is a Vocal member of the Board of ANA, and social interaction liaison. She has lived full time in PV for 14 years and moved from Boulder Colorado. She has volunteered to ANA for many years, and watched ANA evolve in to what it is today.
DON PICKENS FUND RAISING
My home and my business have been in Amapas for ten years. Amapas isn’t just important to me, it’s everything! Let’s make it better together.
VIVIANA TESTÓN ADMINISTRATOR
Viviana Testón, is the Administrator of the Amapas Neighborhood association, she is a Mexican attorney, born in 1980, in Mexico City, she has been in PV since 1986, she feels like a real Pata Salada (a proud Vallartan).
FIVE YEAR PLAN
Did you know that you’ve been identified as a mover and shaker in the Amapas community? Yes.
It’s been noticed that you promote ANA’s goals and encourage membership in our organization.
You are exactly the type of person we’re looking for to act as a key communicator to friends and neighbors.
ANA needs people like you who are committed to the Amapas community to help advocates for funds, membership, and participation in our fundraising efforts. You fit the bill!
STAY IN CONTACT
Hortensias 115, Colonia Amapas
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México 48399
+52 322 244 0185
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