Founders & Board
Since 1959, Rochester School has been educating confident, self-assured leaders. Thousands of men and women carry their voices around the world leaving a common mark: global and integral citizens aware of their environment. We are grateful to our directors, who have been able to channel that differentiating seal that allows us to balance tradition and innovation with a view to the future.
Juan Carlos Franco
Alethia Bogoya González
Diana Alba Quintero
Administrative and Financial Director
Néstor Arias Torres
Legal Advisor and Academic Secretary
Jorge Quintero Vélez
Christine Taunton Engel
Communications and Marketing Director
Maria Sol Realini Achaga
Admissions and Visitors Center Director
Andres Mojica Godoy
Alumni Center Director
Mónica Barriga López
María Juliana Martínez
Javier Pinto Daza
Technology Services Director
Jacklyn Rodríguez Ramírez
Food Services Director
Board of Directors
Daniel Aljure Chalela
Honorary Member of the Board of Directors
B.S.C and Chemical Engineer, Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of Troy, USA.
Former Manager, Ecopetrol Refinery
Former Manager of Rochester School
Honorary Member of the Board of Directors.
Juan Pablo Aljure León
President of Rochester School
Electrical Engineer, Texas A&M
Master of Education, Texas A&M
Master of Science in Environmental Resources Management, Florida Institute of Technology.
Senior Instructor of William Glasser International, specializing in systems thinking, teaching for understanding, cooperative learning and Choice Theory Schools.
Patricia Aljure León
Vice President of the Board
B.A. in Modern Languages, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
Graduate degree in Business Translation, University London Union.
Iliana Aljure León
President of Rochester´s Educational Foundation
B.S.C. in Bacteriology, Universidad de los Andes.
Master's Degree in Dance Education, New York University.
Specialist in Brain-Compatible Pedagogy, Jensen Learning Corporation and Choice Theory Schools.
Economist from Universidad de los Andes, Postgraduate in Business Administration at the School of Business Administration of the Getulio Vargas Foundation in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and doctoral level studies in Law at Universidad Externado de Colombia. Diploma in Senior Management at Uniandes, and in Senior Management in Corporate Reputation at the Externado de Colombia. Diploma in Boards of Directors from Uniandes and the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce.
20 years as CEO in companies in the real estate and construction sectors. 25 years as a member of Boards of Directors in the educational, industrial, financial and construction sectors. 20 years as a teacher and researcher at the Universidad Externado de Colombia. 22 years as a consultant in the areas of corporate governance, family business management and family business protocols.
Lawyer, Universidad del Rosario
Specialist in Administrative Law
Former Ambassador of Colombia to Venezuela, Ecuador, Spain and other countries.
Juan Carlos Rafael Salcedo
Board´s Assistant Manager