Member Directory

The former editor of Yucatán Today, Maggie Rosado van der Gracht was born in Mérida as part of a Yucatecan/Canadian family. Both parents worked in tourism, so Maggie grew up climbing the pyramids of Chichén Itzá with her Dad and exploring the Historic Center with her Mom.

Cory Gash is one of the owners of Burro y Flauta Vacation Homes, which has served thousands of vacationers for nearly a decade.

Diana Cuevas has over 15 years of experience working as an international corporate attorney. Since 2005, when she founded Mexico Real Estate Group, she has led several projects representing companies such as KIMCO and International Living Inc.

Claire Tyrpak retired to Mérida in 2021 after a career managing programs for nonprofits, government and a university in the United States. She has been a world traveler since the 1980s and Mexico is the fifth country in which she has lived.

María José Cisneros is a content creator based in Mérida, Yucatán. She’s a communications major, an avid bruncher, concert-attender and architecture wanderer.


Ralf Hollmann is the author of The Modern Yucatán Dictionary and owner of Lawson’s Original Yucatán Excursions. Raised in Canada, Hollmann has lived in Yucatán with his Mérida-born wife for 30 years. 

Mary Elizabeth Walberg is a longtime Progreso resident who is a member of the Merida English Rotary Club and serves on the board of directors of the Progreso Apoyo Program A.C.