Instructor Van Curaza poses with jeep

Our Team

While a large and dedicated volunteer staff deserves huge credit for making Operation Surf possible, our phenomenal board members and hardworking paid 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

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

Staff

Amanda
Curaza
Executive Director

Sierra
Mendoza
Operations Manager

Van
Curaza
Founder/Director

MacKenzie
Rana
Director of Communications