Mark Huerta

Director of Programs

Mark graduated from Arizona State University with an MS in Biomedical Engineering in 2015. As a co-founder, Mark helped the team develop their business model, raise money, and implement their first pilot project. He represented the team as one of 19 Dell Social Innovation Fellows from around the world. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Engineering Education.


Director of Development

Swaroon is an aspiring social entrepreneur who seeks to solve social issues via technology. He is currently studying for his MS in Management Science and Engineering from Columbia University. Swaroon was particularly moved by 33 Buckets’ efforts to create a sustainable water economy because of his personal experiences living in India over summers.

Paul Strong

Executive Director

Paul entered ASU in 2009 with a dream of using his opportunities to serve others and make a positive difference in the world. This lead him to co-found 33 Buckets during his undergraduate studies at ASU. After graduating with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering in 2014, Paul returned to ASU in 2016 to pursue his MBA and transition into a full-time role as Executive Director of 33 Buckets. 


Director of Marketing

Vid is a Sustainable Engineering graduate and Fulbright Scholar. As a part of 33 Buckets, his role is to ensure the short-term and long-term vision of 33 Buckets is withheld with branding and media presence to potential customers and clients. After working with the UNDP, Vid's passion continues to be access to clean water for developing communities. He has spent extensive time traveling internationally in Thailand for his Fulbright Scholarship.