APC Board

APC Costambar Board Members

APC Costambar

 

2022-2024 APC BOARD

Jorge Fernandez

Jorge Fernandez – President

Citizen of the Dominican Republic; Extensive experience in managing businesses with direct impact in Costambar, and Puerto Plata; Extensive experience in dealing with local and national government departments; Resident of Costambar for many years, with a passion to improve all aspects of life in our community.

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Jack Cameron

Jack Cameron – Vice-President

Naturalized Dominican Citizen since 2012; 1st Vice President 2010-2012 APC Board; Co-Founder/Chairman of the Security Committee Costambar; Unity Slate Member 2012; APC Board 2014 Security / Acting Treasurer final 9 months; Business owner , self employed since 1986 -Developer Seahorse Condos;

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Alan Smith

Alan Smith – Secretary

Retired Canadian real estate lawyer/attorney; Experience in organizing non-profit and small business corporations; Permanent resident of the Dominican Republic since March, 2019, with a cedula; Working with the Costambar Security Committee since 2019;

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Sandro Falla

Sandro Falla – Vocal

APC BOARD 2008-2010; APC BOARD 2010-2012 2ND VICE PRESIDENT; APC BOARD 2012-2014; APC BOARD 2014-2016 ; APC BOARD 2016-2018 ; APC BOARD 2018-2019; CO-FOUNDER SECURITY COMMITEE 2009; GOLD / JEWELERY BROKER NEW YORK CITY;

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Cari Sherman-Smith

Cari Sherman-Smith – Vocal

Retired Canadian legal secretary; Permanent resident of the Dominican Republic since March, 2019, with a cedula; Vocal on APC Board since 2020;

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2020-2022 APC BOARD

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Jairo Victoriano – Vice President

Jairo Apolinar Victoriano Batista, married, born in Constanza Dominican Republic. Graduated with a degree in Business Administration. He has more than 20 years of experience in the textile and graphic industries. He has lived in Costambar since 2017. He will continually work for the improvement of the Costambar community. Jairo Apolinar Victoriano Batista, casado, nacido en Constanza República Dominicana. Licenciada en Administración de Empresas. Tiene más de 20 años de experiencia en la industria textil y gráfica. Vive en Costambar desde 2017. Trabajará continuamente por el mejoramiento de la comunidad de Costambar.

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Matt Komos

Matt Komos – Secretario

Matt is a current homeowner in Costambar. He has resided in The Dominican Republic since October of 2016. He is a retired business manger and currently serves as secretary for the APC.
He is from Washington D.C. USA. Currently he is enrolled in Spanish school to improve his language skills. His goal in serving the board is to help improve Costambar.
Matt es un propietario actual en Costambar. Ha residido en la República Dominicana desde octubre de 2016. Es un gerente de negocios retirado y actualmente se desempeña como secretario de APC.
Él es de Washington DC Estados Unidos. Actualmente está matriculado en la escuela de español para mejorar sus habilidades lingüísticas. Su objetivo al servir a la junta es ayudar a mejorar Costambar.

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Jane KroghJane Krogh – Tesorera

Is Danish, married and has resided in Costambar for 8 years. She is the treasurer on this board after serving as secretary on the 2016-2018 board. Besides her native language, she has a degree in English and Spanish, some German and understands Norwegian and Swedish. Professionally, she has been in the textile business for many years, in Europe and Asia. She feels a calling to do work for Costambar, since it is home now. Phone: (809) 512-0192. Her e-mail address is: janehylle22@gmail.com

Es Danesa, casada y ha residido en Costambar por 8 años, ahora. Ella actuara como la Tesorera de esta Junta Directiva (antes como Secretaria(. Amén de su idioma natal, ella tiene un diploma en Ingles, es bastante fluente en Español, habla algún Alemán y entiende Noruego y Sueco. Profesionalmente, ella ha estado involucrada en los negocios de textiles en Europa y Asia. Ella siente un llamado a trabajar por Costambar, ya que es su hogar ahora. Telephone (809) 512-0192. Su direccion electronica es: janehylle22@gmail.com

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Luis Brugal

Luis Brugal – Vocal

Puerto Plata native residing in his own Costambar home since 2010. He has a MA degrees in Business Administration and Marketing from Santiago’s PUCMM University. Worked in Reverse Logistics Coordination for Brugal Company for almost 10 years and is currently employed as manager in a local financial company. Has experience in the area of administration of resources, people management as well as business negotiation. Fluent in Spanish and English. His goal is to improve Costambar and the well-being of its residents. Resides on calle Duarte. Phone (829) 213-0389. E-mail address: luisbrugal@hotmail.com
Nativo de Puerto Plata, reside en su propia casa en Costambar desde el 2010. Posee Masters diplomas en Administración de Empresas y Mercadeo, de la PUCCM en Santiago. Trabajo en Coordinación Logística en Brugal & Cía. por casi 10 anos y esta actualmente empleado como gerente de una compania financiera local. Posee experiencia en las áreas de administración de recursos, manejo de personal así como también en negociaciones empresariales. Domina el Español e Inglés. Su meta es mejorar a Costambar y el bienestar de sus residentes. Reside en la Calle Duarte. Teléfono (829) 213-0389. Correo electrónico: luisbrugal@hotmail.com

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Melina

Melinda Belcher Gallo – Vocal

Melinda Gallo has been a home owner in Costambar since 2007. Married to Jim Gallo. Moved to Costambar full time in November 2020 from Hamilton, NJ, USA. Continuing to work part time as an account manager for an educational publishing company in New York. Interested in helping to improve our community. Currently only speaks English but is starting to learn Spanish. Melinda Gallo ha sido propietaria de una casa en Costambar desde 2007. Casada con Jim Gallo. Se mudó a Costambar a tiempo completo en noviembre de 2020 desde Hamilton, Nueva Jersey, EE. UU. Continuar trabajando a tiempo parcial como gerente de cuentas para una editorial educativa en Nueva York. Interesado en ayudar a mejorar nuestra comunidad. Actualmente solo habla inglés pero está empezando a aprender español.

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Luis Brugal

Rosa Bonilla Van Sant – Vocal

A native Puerto Plateña, Rosa Van Sant has worked her whole life in the tourism sector. Visitors and expatriates to the Dominican Republic have been served by Rosa in tourist shops, they have rented cars from her at the rental car business she managed, they have taken tours that she organized and conducted or, with her help, they found their dream homes in the DR.
As a founder and vice president of the JAYCEEs of Puerto Plata, Rosa headed up civic projects such as downtown sanitation, sister cities with the U.S. and scholarship awards for outstanding high school students. She has owned and operated tourist fashion boutiques in both Puerto Rico and the DR, and now she dedicates herself to getting clients into the properties they envision for their DR sojourns.
Rosa speaks English and French as well as Spanish, She now lives in Costambar with her husband
Rosa Van Sant , Nacida en Puerto Plata, ha trabajado toda su vida en el sector turístico. Muchos visitantes de la República Dominicana han sido atendidos por Rosa en tiendas turísticas, le han alquilado autos, han tomado tours que ella organizó y realizó o, con su ayuda, encontraron las casas de sus sueños. en la RD
Como fundadora y vicepresidenta de los JAYCEE de Puerto Plata, Rosa dirigió proyectos cívicos como saneamiento en el centro, ciudades hermanas con los EE. UU. Y premios de becas para estudiantes destacados de secundaria. Ella ha sido propietaria y opera boutiques de moda turística tanto en Puerto Rico como en la República Dominicana, y ahora se dedica a atraer clientes a las propiedades que imaginan para sus estancias en la República Dominicana.
Rosa habla inglés y francés, y español. Ahora vive con su esposo en Costambar.

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Cari Sherman

Cari Sherman – Vocal

Cari Sherman-Smith is a Canadian citizen who moved to Costambar in March, 2019, and obtained her Dominican residency in August.
As Costambar is home now, Cari wants to help ensure that our community remains safe; and provides the residents of Costambar with good services.
Cari lives on Calle Cristobal Colon with her husband Alan.
Cari Sherman-Smith es una ciudadana canadiense que se mudó a Costanera en marzo de 2019 y obtuvo su residencia dominicana en agosto.
Como Costambar está su hogar ahora, Cari quiere ayudar a garantizar que nuestra comunidad permanezca segura; y brinda a los residentes de Costambar buenos servicios.
Cari vive en la calle Cristóbal Colón con su esposo Alan.

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Bethania-Almonte

Bethania Almonte – Coordinadora

A 2003 graduate in Public Accounting from the Universidad Tecnologica de Santiago (UTESA). Started working for the Association of Proprietors of Costambar as Administrator and Project Manager in 2004. As such, she carries out the directives of the APC Board of Directors, for the benefit of the community.

Bethania Almonte, egresada de la Universidad Tecnologica de Santiago (UTESA) en la carrera de Contabilidad Publica en el 2003. En el 2004, ingresa a formar parte de la familia de la Asociacion de Propietarios de Costambar y desde entonces, ha llevado a cabo las funciones de Gerente y Administradora del projecto, ejecutando ordenes y directrices fijadas por la Junta Directiva, en favor de la comunidad. Phone: 809-970-7877 Email: apcmaintenance@yahoo.com

Past Periods/Members


Period  Members 
 2016-2018 Jane Krogh
Luis Brugal
Sandro Falla
Eddie 
 2014-2016

Stanley Bobyk - President
Don Docker - Vice Pres
Stephanie Kluke - Treasurer
Claudia Docker
Jack Cameron
Sandro Falla
Rafael Beliard - Secretary
Pierrette Venne - Vocal
Lois Grau - Vocal 

 2012 - 2014  
 2010-2012 Yash Hagarwal President
Jack Cameron - 1st Vice Pres
Sandro Falla - 2nd Vice President
Rafael Beliard - Secretary
 2008-2010 Jose Polanco - President
Donald Docker - 1st Vice President
Hector Luis Rodriguez - 2nd Vice President
Ann Walsh Secretary
Ron Moran - Treasurer
Ricardo Catena - vocal
Sandro Falla - vocal
Anna Evangelista - Vocal 
Yash Aggarwal - vocal
Ingrid Koolbergen - vocal
 2006-2008 Liana Swerdlin - President
Dierk Pfeiffer - Vice President
Jose Polanco - 2nd Vice President
Anette Nielsen - Treasurer
Luciano Amadeo - Vocal
Ricardo Catena - Vocal
Joseph Geczi - Vocal 
Joseph Kruchten Vocal
2004-2006  
2002-2004  Mark Gill - President
Dieter Klapperich - 1st Vice President
Diomedes Reyes - 2nd Vice President
Paolo Costa - Treasurer
Liana Swerdlin - Secretary
Camilo Brugal - Vocal
Marilyn Putnam - Vocal
Lucianno Condutti - Vocal
Terry Adderley - Vocal
2000-2002  Mark Gill - President
Diomedes Reyes - Vice President
Paolo Costa - Treasurer
Liana Swerdlin - Secretary  
1998-2000  Donald Docker - President
Ralph Basile - 1st Vice President
Marina Grisolia - 2nd Vice President
Jorg Ruhmann - Secretary
Terry Musgrove - Treasurer
Robert Harrison - vocal
Gordon Badger - vocal
Antonia Galtorusso - vocal
Maria Brunn - vocal  
   

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