Jaqueline Valenzuela Meza

Executive Director

D. in Sustainable Development and Globalization in 2016, she is currently a research professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur (UABCS). She is currently a research professor at UABCS, and is a founding member and serves as Executive Director of CERCA A.C., a scientific-environmental citizen center specializing in energy and air quality issues in Baja California Sur. At the same time, she is a member of several technical committees and national and international participation.

Paulina Annette Ortega Flores

Technical Coordinator

Biochemical Engineer from the Instituto Tecnológico de La Paz. She completed her Master's and Doctorate studies in Science in the Use, Management and Preservation of Natural Resources at the Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste (CIBNOR, SC.). She has developed her research work in the areas of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Health and Quality.
Dánae Kerr Fenton Bringas

Strategic Linkage and Citizen Participation Coordinator

Master in Social Sciences. With a happy heart and a wild spirit rooted in South California. With a professional preparation in plastic arts, I introduce myself to the social sciences to use the artistic experience as a tool to encourage deep reflection in people and the appropriation of knowledge in favor of ecosocial well-being.

Rodrigo Rangel Rodríguez

Head of Environmental Health and Quality Department

Biochemical Engineer with a specialty in Biotechnological Innovation from the National Technological Institute of Mexico, he has collaborated with CERCA since the air quality monitoring network began in 2018 and is currently responsible for the implementation, calibration and maintenance of devices. He has received training from the National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change for the development of inventories of greenhouse gases and compounds; and developed a mathematical model of air pollutant dispersion with which he participated in air quality forums.

Cristina Carolina Carbajal Aguilar

Environmental Health and Quality Liaison

Intern of the Degree in Environmental Sciences of the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur. Assistant in the institutional program for comprehensive water management (PAGUA): treatment, responsible use and management. Currently conducting research in the Don Mariano project, for the Hydrogeochemical Characterization of Groundwater in the upper part of the La Paz basin, Baja California Sur.

Estefania López Zamudio

Environmental Health and Quality Liaison

Student of the Degree in Environmental Sciences of the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, with an interest in issues related to the current environmental situation, science, education and environmental awareness. She has collaborated with the Program for the Approach of Science to Education (PACE) and as a guide at the Museum of the Whale and Marine Sciences.

Roberto Castro Cadena
Head of Technological Development

Engineer graduated from the Computer Systems career in the specialty of Network Security, with knowledge of Network Administration, Information Security, database management, programming in different languages, and support for computer equipment. In 2022, he participated in carrying out a Risk Analysis for the Computer Center of the Instituto Tecnológico de La Paz.

Erick Eduardo Vázquez Orozco

Web Programmer of Technological Development

Computer Systems Engineering degree from the National Technological Institute of Mexico, with an specialization on digital security. He has experience in the IT. He is currently working on the development of a data processing and analysis automatized system for the city's air quality monitoring network at CERCA.

Jesús Leobardo de la Toba Camacho

Head of Energy Department

Electromechanical engineer by training, in 2012 he completed a master's degree in business administration. He is currently a professor in the department of metal mechanics at Instituto Tecnológico de La Paz and member of CERCA as head of the Energy Department.

Mauricio Tellez Mendoza
Energy Department Liason

Graduated from TecNM Campus Morelia, cyclist, interested in the environment from an early age, I have participated in several projects related to the use of solar energy, as well as design and manufacturing projects with 3D printing.

Pamela Selene Mondragón Guzmán

Fundraising Liason

Master's degree in Education and Leadership, Bachelor's degree in Sociology from the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana and International Business from the Instituto Politécnico Nacional.
Work experience in the development of projects and social research in communities and education. Experience in teaching and group management and in educational and environmental issues. With ideals of fostering social change through playful education that affect the care of the environment and health.

Jesús Gastelum Bareño

Head of Communities

Graduated from Engineering in Renewable Energy Sources from the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, he has been a member of the CERCA organization since 2020 within the Department of Communities, and has participated as a member of the Caravana de la Ciencia project in the 5 municipalities of the state, has led CERCA's participation with the community, institutions and civil society organizations from 2022 to date. He is part of the group of Youth in Climate Action having a positive impact on cleaning abandoned spaces, on the knowledge of environmental education and promotion of renewable energies.

Andrés Olachea Martínez

Communities Liaison

Intern in Environmental Sciences at the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur. Laboratory assistant in the institutional program of Comprehensive Water Management (PAGUA): treatment, responsible use and management.

Iurhí Jaritzi Romero Gutiérrez

Communication Liaison

Graduated from the Bachelor of Design, intern at the International Learning Network on Sustainability (LeNS), social and environmental activist and volunteer, interested in planning events, management and development of sustainable projects based on the design of tools and services within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals.