Student Agency Services or SAS, currently operating as Student Services, was officially funded and incorporated in the Dominican Republic in 2000 as a student & researcher service agency for students and professionals. Its function is to promote, organize, provide, and take charge of logistics, student training, development programs, and academic policies, and to provide and coordinate with professors to provide materials that will be used in the teaching process. Incorporated in the D.R. as RNC#123-014996; registered in the USA under IRS section 501 (c) (3) FID#82-5266169.

Our Team

LYNNE GUITAR, PROMOTER—Eastern U.S. Dr. Lynne Guitar (Ph.D.,Vanderbilt University), a bilingual historian and cultural anthropologist, lived and worked in the Dominican Republic from 1997-2016, teaching, researching, and running study abroad-programs for U.S. Americans. She was co-founder of the Guanín Foundation, along with Elías Severino Hernández, and helped to set up cultural, educational, and volunteer programs in La Piedra. Now retired and living in the U.S. again, she services the Eastern third of the U.S. as a Promoter for all of Guanín’s volunteer programs through Student Services.

CONTACT VIA (931) 337-2888 cell phone or lynneguitar@yahoo.com

LYNNE GUITAR, PROMOTER—Eastern U.S. Dr. Lynne Guitar (Ph.D.,Vanderbilt University), a bilingual historian and cultural anthropologist, lived and worked in the Dominican Republic from 1997-2016, teaching, researching, and running study abroad-programs for U.S. Americans. She was co-founder of the Guanín Foundation, along with Elías Severino Hernández, and helped to set up cultural, educational, and volunteer programs in La Piedra. Now retired and living in the U.S. again, she services the Eastern third of the U.S. as a Promoter for all of Guanín’s volunteer programs through Student Services.

CONTACT VIA (931) 337-2888 cell phone or Lynneguitar@yahoo.com

ANTONIO STINSON, PROMOTER—Western & central u.s. After seeking out other volunteer opportunities in the Dominican Republic, Antonio discovered La Piedra and the Guanín Foundation, and fell in love with the culture and community there. He has more than 20 years of experience in non-profit work through religious and international organizations, and more than 30 years of experience in construction, including more than a decade managing various construction projects. He is now Project Manager and a member of Guanín’s Board of Directors in the U.S., spearheading all of Guanín’s major projects. In addition, along with his nephew Ishmael, he services the Western and Central U.S. as a Promoter for all of Guanín’s volunteer programs through Student Services.

CONTACT VIA (253) 883-7374 cell phone or Project@guanin.org

ISHMAEL STINSON, PROMOTERWestern & central u.s.. A 2015 graduate of Central Washington University, Ishmael first visited Guanín in November of 2017 with his uncle. He was swept away by the community and the love he encountered in La Piedra at the Guanín Foundation. He returned only a few short months later for his second visit, and since then has become Secretary of Guanín’s Board of Directors and Treasurer of Student Services, using his expertise in communication to handle and run the accounting services for both organizations. Ishmael is also experienced with online and social media communications, as well as web design, sales, and promotions. In addition to all his other contributions to Guanín’s programs and projects, he is an avid Promoter for all of Guanín’s volunteer programs through Student Services, serving the Western and Central U.S., along with his uncle.

CONTACT VIA (253) 273-4499 cell phone or Ishmael.Stinson@outlook.com

Severino Hernandez - President & Volunteer coordinator. Severino is the President and Founder of Guanín & Student Services, dedicating nearly two decades of his time to improving his community. Former International Basketball player, is in charge of all Volunteer Services and be your point of contact once in the Dominican Republic. Guanín & Student services would not be where they are today without his vision, passion, and unyielding commitment. - Educations is the Key to Progress and Success CONTACT VIA  Guanin@Guanin.Org

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