founders and advisors

 "I am inspired to uphold the value of every person and build new ideas that make the world a better place."

"I am inspired to uphold the value of every person and build new ideas that make the world a better place."

Paul Strong

Executive Director

 "I am inspired to work on projects that bring hope, joy, and well-being to others."

"I am inspired to work on projects that bring hope, joy, and well-being to others."

Mark Huerta

Chairman & Director of Project Development

 "I am inspired to develop innovative, technology-driven solutions to positively impact as many lives as possible."

"I am inspired to develop innovative, technology-driven solutions to positively impact as many lives as possible."

Swaroon Sridhar

Director of Business Development

 "I am inspired by the commitment, hard work and accomplishments of 33 Buckets. They see needs and potential in the people they serve, and transfer skills to create long term solutions."

"I am inspired by the commitment, hard work and accomplishments of 33 Buckets. They see needs and potential in the people they serve, and transfer skills to create long term solutions."

Joan Lowell

Advisor

Professional Team Members

Our team includes talented professionals in engineering, construction, and marketing, some of whom have been part of the team for multiple years. We are thankful for their willingness to donate their time and lead key projects within 33 Buckets!

 "I am inspired by my family... they continue to show me that there is always something to learn from every situation and every moment in life."

"I am inspired by my family... they continue to show me that there is always something to learn from every situation and every moment in life."

Juan Carlos Villegas

Project Development Consultant

 "I am inspired to empower others."

"I am inspired to empower others."

Marisol Luna Aguero

Project Development Consultant

 "I am inspired to help others achieve their full potential."

"I am inspired to help others achieve their full potential."

Vid Micevic

Marketing Consultant

 "I am inspired to make a positive impact on the lives of others"

"I am inspired to make a positive impact on the lives of others"

Susan Sajadi

Project Development Consultant

student team members

33 Buckets began as a student project in 2010, so we know how much the best and brightest students have to contribute. Our student members have developed important solutions including water purification systems, water testing methods, WASH education activities, and much more!

 "I am inspired to engineer sustainable technologies that improve quality of life and contribute to complex solutions like clean water access."

"I am inspired to engineer sustainable technologies that improve quality of life and contribute to complex solutions like clean water access."

Daniel Hoop

Project Development Team

 "I am inspired to help solve big problems on the local level, especially using technology as part of the solution."

"I am inspired to help solve big problems on the local level, especially using technology as part of the solution."

Amir Khawaja

Business Development Team

 "I am inspired to use my opportunities to help others in need."

"I am inspired to use my opportunities to help others in need."

Zachary Kobza

Project Development Team

 

We would also like to thank all other mentors, professionals, and students who have been part of the team or have otherwise contributed to 33 Buckets in the past. We would not be where we are without all of your help! 

We owe special recognition to the following individuals, who each served in a key role for several years on our original student team:

  • Pankti Shah, Team Leader

  • Varendra Silva, Team Member

  • Connor Wiegand, Team Member

  • Enamul Hoque, Advisor and Community Partner