About the Staff of Cine Las Americas

As a local non-profit organization, Cine Las Americas’ programs and operations depend on the involvement of talented individuals who devote their time and resources to fulfill its mission. The organization’s programs are supported by the invaluable work of community leaders, industry professionals, and talented artists.

Gabriel Ornelas – Executive Director
Andrea Zarate – Program Coordinator
Rich Vázquez – Webmaster
David Neahusan – Accountant
John Wildman – Public Relations
Josh Stauffer – Poster Art Concept and Graphic Design
Ernie Quiroz – Lead Film Programmer
Florencia Choto – Lead Film Programmer
Joan Tuttle Vargas – Shorts Programmer
Maribel Falcón – Music Video Programmer
Christian D. Nelson – Emergencia Youth Film Programmer
Jean Anne Lauer – Film Program Associate – Hecho En Tejas Programmer