Lesly Ely is the director of Pura Vida's scholarship program. She also makes all in-country arrangements for work trips to Guatemala. Other responsibilities include the translation of all student and sponsor correspondence, and coordination with our Guatemalan project leaders.
Mark Ely, Executive Director
Start Date: 2003
Mark Ely is the executive director of Pura Vida. He handles high-level planning, accounting, software development, web design, and any other odds and ends that come up. He also oversees the selection and progress of our projects in Guatemala.
Meetings per Year:
Total # of Board Members:
Clients on Board:
# of Client Board Members:
Black or African American:
Hispanic or Latino:
American Indian or Alaska Native:
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board
Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings
Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars
Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind
Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:
Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?
Key aspects of this profile information have been reviewed by Community First Foundation staff. Each organization is exclusively responsible for the content that appears on the profile page. Community First Foundation offers general guidance as to the purpose of each area but does not require or encourage charities to include anything in particular in each section.