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From The Board

Bautistas por la Paz Board Welcomes
Asaf Vera Baltodano as TYAYA Rep
english:
saf vera Baltodano is currently living in mexico city, but
was born and raised in Ensenada,
Baja california. he is a member of
Shalom Baptist church in mexico
city. Asaf is in the middle of his
theological studies and is starting a
program for a degree in Pedagogy at
the uNAm (National Autonomous
university of mexico). From an
early age he has dedicated himself to
working with youth and supporting
the work of his churches in Ensenada
and in mexico city. he is also in the
Federation of young Baptists of Baja
california and supports projects in
the National young Baptist union.
Asaf has also participated in some
youth and teen camps and has given
talks about integral mission, justice,
and peace.
Since he began his walk with jesus

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on issues of social justice and peace, this has been a stronghold
for his faith. Asaf attended the 2016 Summer conference in
Philadelphia, which was where he first
became involved with BPFNA ~ Bautistas por la Paz. Asaf says, "I am very
encouraged to know men and women
[doing this work]. mexico has been the
jerusalem to which god has called me
and I trust that god will continue to do
his work calling more and more young
people to work for a better world."
Asaf was elected by the youth and
young Adults (tyAyA) at the 2017
BPFNA Summer conference to serve
as the their representative on the Board
of directors.
espanõl:
saf vera Baltodano actualmente
reside en ciudad de méxico, pero

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Please see "New Board Member" on page 4

Members of the 2017-2018 BPFNA Board of Directors

Staff note: The BPFNA board is proud to present the members and officers for the next year. The TYAYA Representatives are elected by the
Youth and Young Adult groups each year at Summer Conference.

New Board Members
Asaf vera Baltodano (tyAyA Rep)
mexico city, mx

Members Starting
a Second Term
viola mayol, Evanston, Il
Anita Peebles. Nashville, tN
(Anita served for two years as the Youth and
Young Adult (TYAYA) Representative and
will now serve a one-year term to complete
a full three-year board term.)

Continuing Members
Alison Amyx, Avenel, Nj
Peter carman, Schenectady, Ny

Executive Board Officers

teresa diewert, Surrey, Bc
Rick harris, Wayne, PA
monty Kearse, charlotte, Nc
Kristin Kelly, Fort Worth, tx
josue Saldivar (tyAyA Rep)
tucson, Az

(Incoming Officer responsibilities will begin
at the Fall 2017 meeting of the BPFNA
Board of Directors)

Members Concluding
Their Service
joe Abbey-colborne, toronto, oN
cody Sanders, jamaica Plain, mA
Amaury tañón-Santos, Albany, Ny
ximena ulloa montemayor,
mexico city, mx
judson day, Sacramento, cA

President: mayra Picos lee,
Wayne, PA
Vice President: michael Ware,
Rochester, Ny
Secretary: Fela Barrueto,
Fresh meadows, Ny
(formerly held by Cody Sanders)
Treasurer: Kadia Edwards,
Nashville, tN

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