Patricia has been with Horizons since 1990 and became Executive Director in 2000 after serving in various positions in the overseas program department. She oversees domestic and overseas work and reports to our Board of Directors. Originally from Chile, she has worked for international and national development organizations in Costa Rica and now calls Cobourg her home.
905-372- 5483 ext. 11
RENÉ GUERRA SALAZAR
René manages Horizons’ Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health: Transforming Indigenous Lives (MNCH), Guatemala project.” He also coordinates with Horizons’ Mesoamerican Team to execute the organization’s overall project programming in Central America and Mexico. These tasks allow René to put to practice his University of Toronto Master’s degree in public health, as well as his many years of social justice-rooted international cooperation program management experience. He lives happily in Hull, Québec with his young family.
905-372- 5483 ext. 21
Mesoamerican Program Financial Officer
Sergio provides financial support to the Mesoamerican program, facilitates training to partners on accounting systems, and performs internal audits of partners’ finances. Sergio is from Costa Rica, and has worked there as an administrator and accountant with national NGOs.
905-372- 5483 ext. 23
Community Outreach & Communications Coordinator
Raúl coordinates engagement and community outreach initiatives for the Canadian public under the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) project in Guatemala. This includes organizing and executing reciprocal knowledge-exchanges between Canadian and Guatemalan MNCH providers, practitioners, experts and advocates. Originally from Mexico, Raúl has a background in international development and graduated from the University of British Columbia with a B.A. in International Relations. Raúl recently moved from Vancouver to Cobourg.
905-372- 5483 ext. 24
Community Outreach Officer
Daniel leads the Migrant Worker Outreach Program, an initiative dedicated to providing health, legal, and social services to Migrant Workers in the Northumberland County region. Additionally, Daniel leads educational tours across Central America & Mexico. Born and raised in Cobourg, Ontario, Daniel holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from Trent University in Political Studies.
905-372- 5483 ext. 20
Resource Development Coordinator
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.
905-372- 5483 ext. 14
Administrative & Fundraising Assistant
Linda provides administrative support to each of our departments, and is also in charge of fundraising and processing donations. Linda graduated as a bilingual executive secretary at the Santa Maria La Antigua University in Panama. Linda joined us full-time in 2005 after several years of volunteering and working part-time for Horizons. Linda has been a Cobourg resident for over 20 years.
905-372- 5483 ext. 10
Administration & Finance Coordinator
Clint oversees Horizons' 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.
905-372- 5483 ext. 17
Thrift & Treasure Shop Supervisor
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.
905-372- 5483 ext. 25