Juan R. Muñiz
International Media Exchange was born out of Juan Muñiz’s passion to create a platform of media, for the incorporation of cultures particularly in the Hispanic community. Mr. Muñiz has been and still is, extremely active in partnering with churches and community organizations. He is a dynamic member of the North Side Ministry Alliance in Kalamazoo, MI whose mission is to create unity among church organizations.
During 2003, Juan helped develop the Southwest Michigan Cesar E. Chavez Committee. Past Board Member of several organizations include; The American Red Cross, the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Catholic Family Services. Juan has worked locally with several organizations, including the Hispanic American Council. Churches from Latin America invited Mr. Muñiz to participate in the creation of ‘fellowship’ with youth, through cultural exchange between Latin American and American International students. Mr. Muñiz has cultivated multi-national business alliances in the telecommunication and data products industry. His training from Michigan State University in contract negotiation and international marketing round out his experience.
Mr. Muñiz brings 33 years experience in the telecommunications and media industries, which has shaped his knowledge in both the infrastructure, and the management of technology and media networks.
Director of Program Development
Board of Directors
Vice President: Nancy Skinner Creative Arts Gifted & Talented Academy, Benton Harbor School District
Secretary: Daniel Pratley, PhD, Research and Development Foundation, Lawrence, MI
Treasurer: David P. Rutten, PhD, Retired, Scotts, MI
Board Member: Ruben Martinez, Julian Samora Research Institute, MSU, East Lansing, MI
Board Member: Luis Toledo, MD, PhD, MSU, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Volunteer Coordinator: Deb Pavlik
Receptionist: Barbara Gatewood
Special Projects: Hector Cortes
Youth Coordinator: Humberto Cortes
Project Leader: Mary Mazei
Interns (WMU): Danielle Percy, Sean Sterr
Interns (Kalamazoo College): Karla Aguilar, Jonathan Romero