BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Asociación Escuelas Lincoln is a nonprofit organization, officially recognized by the Argentine Provincial Ministry of Education and established under the laws and regulations of Argentina. The legal domicile of the Asociacion is the Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires. The Asociacion is governed by a 14- member Board of Governors, who are responsible for guiding strategic direction of the school, setting school policy, overseeing Lincoln’s financial status, and supporting and evaluating the Superintendent. The Board is composed of parents and alumni, representing various international corporations, as well as one non-voting member appointed by the US Ambassador.
MEET OUR BOARD MEMBERS
Douglas holds a BA from Harvard University, a Master degree in Philosophy of Science from Cambridge University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. His current position is Chairman of Celulosa Argentina and some of his previous work experience include being co-founder of Farmacity, and positions in Circular and Patagonia Bioenergía. One of his children graduated from Lincoln in 2023 and two are in high school. His personal interests range from enjoying the piano and guitar to science.
Carolina is a Lincoln alumni and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Washington and Lee University and an MBA from IAE Business School. She is currently Director of Inversiones JR and Treasurer from Fundación Vida sin Violencia. Her family has a long tradition at Lincoln and she has three children attending Elementary School.
Marcos is General Manager of Strategy, Business Performance and Finance for Chevron in Latin America. He previously held positions with he company in the US, Angola, Bangladesh, Venezuela and the UK. Marcos holds a Master degree in Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University and a Bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. One of his sons is a former Lincoln student, and another is in high school.
LOURDES RODRIGUEZ CHAMUSSY
Lulu (Lourdes), is a Development economist working for the World Bank. She has a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. She has a daughter and a son currently attending Lincoln. Lulu has lived in Mexico, France, Canada, the United States, and Finland.
Tamar holds a BA in Political Science from Tel Aviv University and a Master degree in Journalism and Latin American Studies from New York University. Her current position is Director of the United Nations Information Center in Buenos Aires and she also worked as Communications Officer for UNICEF in New York, Geneva and Panama. One of his sons is a Lincoln alumnus, and another is in high school.
Walter has served Lincoln since March 2017. Initially as CEO of Schlumberger for Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile. Walter is an Electronic Engineer from the Universidad Nacional de Cordoba with orientation on Industrial process and Bio-engineering. He worked 20 years in Schlumberger in several management positions in Saudi Arabia and Latin America including two global roles, as Vice President of Human Resources based in the US and as Commercial Director for the Drilling group based in London. His two children have attended Lincoln since 2017. Currently, Walter is the CEO of AESA a YPF subsidiary that he represents.
Helena is a Director at AR Partners, a Buenos Aires based financial services firm. She previously worked at Merrill Lynch, Raymond James and Citi. She has a Masters Degree in International Relations from Columbia University. Helena is originally from Sweden and her husband is an Argentine diplomat. They have two sons at Lincoln.
Luisa holds a Medical degree from the University of Milan and a Master in Epidemiology from LSHTM. She is currently the representative of UNICEF Argentina, and she previously worked as Health Adviser for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNICEF) and in several humanitarian and development posts in Africa, Asia and Latin America. One of her children is a Lincoln alumnus, and two of them attend Lincoln: one in high school and one in elementary school.
JUAN MORA Y ARAUJO
Juan is a social policy and education consultant. His work has focused on education reform and social policy innovation. He has served as Director of Environmental Education for the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development and Undersecretary of Social Enterprise for the Ministry of Health and Social Development. He is co-founder of Festival Recreo and Because Energy Matters. Juan is a regular contributor to local newspapers and media and is author of Learn without Stress: Meaningful Conversations, published in Bienestar, Emociones y Aprendizaje (AIque, 2018) and co-author of Inspirar: el arte de vivir mejor (Planeta, 2012). Juan graduated from Lincoln in 1992 and is the father of Oliverio and Justina.
Alejandro is an Argentine citizen. He is qualified to practice as a lawyer in Argentina and as a solicitor in England and Wales. He spent 20 years living in London initially practicing law and subsequently for global energy companies doing business worldwide.
Alejandro returned to Argentina in 2018 to help Equinor, an international energy company, to set up its local business. He has two children at Lincoln High School.
ABIGAIL L. DRESSEL
Abigail L. Dressel is Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
A native of Wallingford, Connecticut, she holds a B.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University. She studied at the University of Buenos Aires and the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. Her two children are students at Lincoln.