Staff and Board

 Staff & Team

Kelsey Lam is the Director of El Zócalo.  She has work experience providing educational and bilingual programming in the local public schools.  She formerly worked with indigenous communities in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Douglas Ponce is the Financial Literacy Coordinator with El Zocalo.  He is originally from El Salvador and has worked with Central American non-profits for over 30 years.


Our Board of Directors is comprised of Benjamin Hardy,  Edma Delgado, Forrest Goss, Paolo Carrasco, Rachel Townsend, and Victor Hernandez.


Our current interns are Michael Hernandez, Natalie Doris, Anet Rosas, Samantha Mehran, and Olivia Hardick.

Founding Team Member

We also want to recognize Sara Mullally Broussard co-founded El Zocalo in 2011 and served the organization as a dedicated volunteer and director through 2015.  She previously served in Casa Marianella immigrant shelter in Austin, TX and taught Spanish in the North Little Rock School District.