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Horizons’ dedicated staff combine their diverse backgrounds, experience and knowledge to contribute to a highly efficient and committed team.

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Patricia Rebolledo Kloques, Executive Director 905-372-5483 ext. 11

Patricia oversees domestic and overseas work and reports to our Board of Directors. She has been with Horizons since 1990 and became Executive Director in 2000 after serving in various positions in the overseas program department. Originally from Chile, Patricia worked for international and national development organizations in Costa Rica and now calls Cobourg her home.

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René Guerra Salazar, Program Manager 905-372-5483 ext 21

René is is responsible for coordinating activities related to Horizons’ Mesoamerican Programs in accordance with program planning with particular focus on the Global Affairs Canada (GAC) funded Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) program. Originally from El Salvador, René has decade of experience in social justice rooted international cooperation program management in El Salvador and Canada.  He also counts with international development experience.

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Sergio Quesada Mendoza, Mesoamerican Program Financial Officer 905-372-5483 ext. 23

Sergio provides financial support to the Mesoamerican program, gives training to partners on accounting systems and performs internal audits of partners’ finances. Sergio is from Costa Rica and worked there as an administrator and accountant with national NGOs.

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Raúl Scorza, Community Outreach/Communications Coordinator 905-372-5483 x 24

Raúl works in public engagement and community outreach activities associated with the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) program in Guatemala and Canada. Originally from Mexico, Raúl has a background in international development, graduated from University of British Columbia in B.A. International Relations.  Raúl recently moved from Vancouver to Cobourg.

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Daniel Quesada, Community Outreach Officer 905-372-5483 ext. 20

Daniel works with seasonal migrant agricultural workers from Latin America and the Caribbean who are currently working on Northumberland farms. Daniel has ample experience working with Seasonal Agriculture Workers in Northumberland County, graduated from Trent University, Peterborough in Political Studies & Cultural Studies Honours Program.  Daniel is a Cobourg resident.

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Hannah Matthews, Resource Development Officer 905-372-5483 x 13

Hannah works with our government and private donors for funding and contributes to Horizons’ communication material. Hannah has experience working in the non-profit sector in Latin America.  She has a Master of Arts, Development Studies from York University.  Hannah recently moved from London, Ontario to Cobourg.

Debbie Morales

Debbie Morales, Resource Development Assistant 905-372-5483 x 13

Debbie works with our government and private donors for funding and contributes to Horizons’ communication material. Debbie has a Bachelor of Arts, Honours in International Development. Debbie is a Peterborough resident.

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Linda Robertson, Administrative/Fundraising Assistant 905-372-5483 ext. 10

Linda provides administrative support to each of our departments and processes donations in our fundraising system. Linda graduated as bilingual executive secretary at the Santa Maria La Antigua University in Panama. Linda joined Horizons full-time in 2005 after volunteering and working part-time for several years. Linda has been a Cobourg resident for over 20 years.

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Clint Leeson, Administration & Finance Coordinator 905-372-5483 ext. 17

Clint oversees our finances and administrative functions. He has worked extensively in human resources and finance functions in the Toronto area.  Clint recently moved to Keene from Toronto.

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Karen Thompson, Thrift & Treasure Shop Supervisor 905-372-5483 ext. 25

Karen supervises our Thrift & Treasure Shop and organizes silent auctions held twice each year at Northumberland Mall. She formerly worked in real estate and has been a Cobourg resident for over 15 years.