Soltis Center Staff

Dr. Eugenio Gonzalez    
Dr. Eugenio Gonzalez
Soltis Center 

Responsibilities include overseeing administrative functions of the Center; facilitating academic programs for students; supporting researchers; developing and supervising the Center’s outreach efforts within the local community and throughout Costa Rica. The Director reports to the Vice Provost of Texas A&M University.

Johan Rodriguez
General Operations Manager                              johan.rodriguez[at]

Oversees day-to-day operations of the Soltis Center, including general purchases, human resources, payroll, customer service, and general coordination of operations.

Ronald Vargas
Assistant Director

Assists the Soltis Center Director with management and operations, especially related to Special Projects. Also coordinates with resident biologists on all academic and research activities at the Soltis Center.

Noylin Rodriguez
Manager In-Country Services & Logistics 
Assists the Soltis Center Director with programmatic activities at the center, including public relations and outreach with local communities and institutions. Also assists the Operations Manager with Research and Academic Programs at the center.

Francisco Morazán 
Naturalist; Research &
Academic Programs Assistant
In charge of facilitating education, research, and community service activities at the Soltis Center. Coordinates with the Soltis Center Director on activities the center uses to perform in surrounding communities. Coordinates sustainability and recycling activities, maintenance of collections and facilitates environmental education activities at the center.

Osvaldo Arroyo 
 Laura Artavia 
 Head Cleaning Clerk
 Tarcisio Ramirez   
    Juan Carlos Rojas   
Benedicto Vega
Roberto Alfaro
After Hrs Mgr-On Duty 
     Nathaly Carvajal     
Kitchen Assistant
  Ligia Castro
Kitchen Assistant
Anabel Elizondo
Kitchen Assistant
 Yadira Espinoza 
  Kitchen/Cleaning Asst.
   Seidy Matamoros  Kitchen/Cleaning Asst.
Cristian Munoz  
Outdoor Maintenance
   Vivian Zamora   
Cleaning Assistant

Contact us:

The Soltis Center for Research and Education in Costa Rica
Texas A&M University
San Isidro de Peñas Blancas
Apdo 80-4417 Fortuna
San Carlos, Costa Rica
Tel +979.458.5568 (In USA)
Tel +506.2461.9890 (Office)