About Us


Exec Board Bios


Friends of Paraguay (FOP) is a non-profit 501 (c)3 organization, created in 1987 to establish a network of returned Peace Corps Volunteers and others who are interested in improving communication and information exchange in support of social, cultural, and economic development in Paraguay.

Our Executive Board

President: Elizabeth Holst served as a Community Economic Development volunteer in Nueva Italia in 2010-2012.

Vice President: Currently vacant

Treasurer: Robert Burnett

Secretary: Jeremy Haber

Grants Coordinator: Sergio Guzman (acting)

Communications Director: Joshua Union served as a Community Economic Development Volunteer in Eusebio Ayala from 2014-2016.

Trustee: Katie Powell served as a Rural Health and Sanitation Volunteer from 2007-2009 in Isla Tobati, Misiones.

Presidents Emeriti: Nick Bayard, Orlando Velez, Maureen Herman.