Jesse Gutierrez

President of the Board

bio for Jesse

Philip Ramirez

Vice-President of the Board 

Courtney Forster


Niviam Lucas

Parent/ Board Member

Niviam Lucas is an enthusiastic mom of 4 children. Three of her children study at Mariposa Academy. She was born in Guatemala and graduated as an accountant in 1997. She studied Pedagogy for three years at the University of San Carlos in Guatemala. She has lived in Reno for almost 12 years, currently, she works at Saint Albert the Great Catholic Church and is an active student in the TMCC.

Niviam is part of the Board of Directors, representing the parents of Mariposa Academy and improving the bilingual education for all students.

Michael McKemy

Board Member

Juan Palacios, Jr.

Board Member

Rick Borba

Board Member