Aticama Museum of Archaeology and History

MUSEUM MANAGEMENT

The Aticama Museum of Archaeology and History is jointly operated and managed by the Centro Cultural Bahia Matanchen, A.C. and the Junta Vecinal of Aticama. Information for the management team is shown below.

Name: DR. JOSEPH B. MOUNTJOY
Title: ARCHAEOLOGIST AND MUSEOLOGIST


Name: LEON POPE
Title: PRESIDENT AND CO-FOUNDER

My name is Leon Pope and I was born and raised in Texas. I received my Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the University of Texas School of Law and have been a licensed attorney in Texas for forty years. I owned a law firm in Texas prior to retiring to Aticama, Nayarit where I have resided full time for over 20 years. I am President of the Centro Cultural Bahia Matanchen in Aticama as well as President of the Aticama Museum of Archaeology and History.

Name: DR. ROSE LEE PATRON
Title: VICE PRESIDENT AND CO-FOUNDER


Name: JORGE LUIS GONZALEZ TIJERINA
Title: TREASURER AND CO- FOUNDER

I was born in Tamaulipas, Mexico and have lived in Aticama for more than 20 years. I am a member of the Ejido of Aticama and helped convince the Ejido of Aticama to donate the land for the current museum building. I interface with Noe Castellanos, the co-ordinator of community museums for the State of Nayarit, and other INAH representatives in Tepic to insure that the museum continues to meet INAH requirements.

Name: ISIDRO (CHILO) CASTILLO GUERRA
Title: SECRETARY AND CO- FOUNDER


Name: ALAIN GARCIA ULLOA
Title: Manager