On-Site Office & Staff

U.S. Team

Michelle McRaney: Senior Program Manager, Latin America

Michelle graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a focus on International Management. She studied International Business in Caen, France and Spanish and International Management in Monterrey, Mexico. Michelle joined the ISA team in 1998. Michelle has led programs in Guanajuato, Mexico; Salamanca, Spain; Granada, Spain; Santander, Spain; Sydney, Australia; and Santiago, Dominican Republic. She also accompanied several ISA site visits in Chile and Argentina, and conducted new program research and staff training in Mexico and Brazil. In 2006, Michelle moved to Lima, Peru, where she set-up ISA's first program in Peru, which expanded to include Cusco. Michelle is excited about sharing the Peruvian culture and cuisine with all ISA participants and helping to adjust to life in Lima.

Email: mmcraney@worldstrides.com


Valparaíso & Viña del Mar Team

Lizette Arredondo Castillo, Director of ISA Chile Programs

Lizette Arredondo is a native Chilean born in Valparaíso. She studied English Teaching at Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. Lizette has worked for the International Exchange Program of Universidad Católica de Valparaíso teaching Spanish as a second language and assisting international students from different parts of the world. She enjoyed helping students during their study abroad experience and is a great asset to Veritas.

Lizette is eager to help students; her enthusiasm and casual demeanor make students feel comfortable in seeking her help both as a friend and as an advisor.


Lorna Arredondo, Student Services

Lorna is a native Chilean who was born right outside of Valparaiso in a town called Quilpué. She studied Chef Management at Universidad de Valparaiso but has a heart for college-aged students and working with different mission groups.  In 2005, Lorna participated with "Youth with a Mission" in Buenos Aires, Argentina, doing a Discipleship Training School. That experience changed her view about missions and about her perspective of God. 



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