Eugene joined the Baja Camp Cooks team in 2009. He is our operations manager and oversees all the equipment and logistics for the groups we serve. He loves meeting missioners from all over the United States and Canada and takes great pride in making sure groups are well fed. Eugene was born and raised in Mexico City but now enjoys the slower pace Baja has to offer. He loves going to be beach and watching baseball.
Sarai is our head cook and has been with Baja Camp Cooks since 2004. She has 4 daughters and 7 grand kids. Her and her husband Rogelio of 44 years are both involve with their local church Iglesia Presbiteriana Reformada. She loves working for Baja Camp Cooks because it gives her the opportunity to serve those helping in her own community. Nothing brings her more pleasure than watching people eat the food she prepares.
Lucy is a mother of five wonderful kids and a great cook just like her mother. She came to us in 2007 and calls Baja Camp Cooks her second home. What she likes best about working here is being able to work with people of different ages with different backgrounds and different customs but all with one goal in common, helping the people we serve.
Danny is a very energetic youngster who came to us back in 2011. Danny used to live right across the street from Amor Ministries old camp. He is a hard worker who helps with the setup, maintenance and take down of tents. Danny hobbies include soccer and drawing.
Magi started back in 2014 and really embraces “being a part of a great team” she says. She, like many other girls in Mexico, is an excellent soccer player. There is not much she likes better than helping the people who help her community.
Laura started in 2014 and has been a great addition to our kitchen staff. “I wouldn’t work anywhere without a family ambiance as part of the work environment” she says. She loves to see how people get together every year to come to make a difference in her very own neighborhood. See how happy people are in their very last day prior to going back across the border “is a great thing to watch” a unique experience.
Liz is one of Sarai’s granddaughters and has been with us for 3 seasons. At the age of 6 Liz used to come to watch her grandma work and learned a lot by watching. She has been with us since 2014 and truly enjoys the friendly work environment. She loves to see the groups we serve helping the people who need it the most. Liz enjoy playing soccer and watching baseball.
Carlos has been with us since late 2008. Our former Operation’s Manager and now personal consultant, he holds a culinary degree from the American Culinary Federation. He has been a remarkable source of information to our kitchen staff when accommodating any special dietary needs for all participants. He is an active member of Eastlake Community Church in Chula Vista, CA and has a couple of house builds under his belt. Spending time with his family and riding his bicycle are his favorite pastimes.