Genie has been a part of the AASD since day one. She single-handedly established the organization as a certified non-profit and she holds down the administrative duties in the US. She has also played the role of the organizational mother to all of the staff in Peru. She visits Peru at least once a year and makes us all feel loved and supported. Before retiring, Genie worked as a lawyer in corporate law and family law. She enjoys the outdoors and the beautiful simplicity of life in Peru. She is married with 5 children and 7 grandchildren, and is the Godmother to 4 Peruvian niños.