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Our Team

While a large and dedicated volunteer staff deserves huge credit for making Operation Surf possible, our phenomenal board members and hardworking leadership staff are indispensable for keeping our organization running. Contributions from our financial supporters make it possible for us to do the work that we do.

Board of Directors

Kimberly Kuden
Chairman

Alicia Suits
Secretary

ASA Director John Backe poses with Van Curaza

John Backe
Former Director

Brent Edwards
Director

Russ Kabaker
Director

Dave Henderson
Treasurer

Felipe Buzaid
Director

Leadership Staff

Amanda Curaza
Executive Director

Sierra Mendoza
Operations Manager

Van Curaza
Founder/Director

John Hallett
Veteran Services

MacKenzie Rana
Director of Communications

Headshot - Dan Szentesi

Dan Szentesi
OS6 Program Lead