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Contenders for the VP and Secretay positions on our Board

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Contenders for the VP and Secretay positions on our Board

We have two gentlemen that would like to be considered for the Vice Presidency, and one for the Secretary, of Amigos de Bucerias. Below are the BIO’s they submitted as well as their photos. We will be holding elections at the AGM on January 7th.

For the VP position…

First up:

roger-peterson-headshotMy name is Roger Peterson and I would like to be considered for the position of VP.

I have owned a home in Bucerias since April 2008. I was born and raised in B.C. Canada. I have a finance degree from BCIT, following my schooling I worked for Canada’s largest forestry company as Corporate Credit Manager for 40 years, my work travel took me to all the Canadian provinces and 48 of the fifty states. Now I am retired my wife and I spend 6 months here in Bucerias, I would really like to give back to my Mexican community. It is my hope that the fact I am not a full time resident doesn’t weigh heavily in your consideration.

Yours Truly

   Roger Peterson ACI, MCE


And our other contender:


Alan Caplan

  • An operating executive in businesses over a career spanning more than 45 years.
  • Owned and managed retail women’s outerwear chain which grew from 6 local stores to over 30 locations across Canada in a 15-year period.
  • Owned and managed a private-label financial lending company in Edmonton, Canada for 5 years.
  • Owned and managed an independent personal financial services and investment advisory company in Edmonton, Canada, for more than 25 years.
  • Held: Chartered Financial Planner, Certified Financial Planner, Registered Financial Planner and Trust and Estate Practitioner designations.
  • Member of boards of directors of several governing bodies in the financial services profession including the Canadian Association of Financial Planners. Panel member of disciplinary hearing board for the Mutual Fund Dealer’s Association of Canada for 5 years, both regional and national. Personal finance columnist for the Edmonton Sun Newspaper for over 22 years. Fully retired since 2009. (I’m older than I look- I think). Lives in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada for 5-6 months and in Bucerias for 6-7 months each year. Has owned property in Bucerias since 1997. Has some facility in Spanish both in speaking and reading. Recently became a widower.

And for the Secretary position we have:


My name is Pierre Perodin
I lived in New Jersey – worked 29 years at the United Nations in New York as a finance officer. When I retired, my wife  and I decided to choose  Bucerias as our retirement town. We moved here in January 2014 . Since then, we have been enjoying our stay here full time. I enjoy being in Bucerias and it is my great pleasure to contribute to the betterment of the community by serving as secretary of Amigos de Bucerias organization.


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