Red Power Divas
Raymond joined the Building Peaceful Families Board in 2018 as a member of the Marketing Communications team. Together with his wife and fellow board member, Lucie Magana, Raymond is responsible for social media, website, and newsletters for BPF's oldest and largest program, the Red Power Divas. Raymond and Lucie have been active members of the Red Power Divas since 2015, taking on leadership roles as coaches and most recently, as the Head Coach for the Core/Strength Training Program.
Raymond is a San Jose native. Professionally he has built his 24-year career in tandem with the developing tech industry in Silicon Valley. He began as a hardware technician with Xilinx, progressing to Senior Process Technician with AMD, and for the last 13 years has been with Lumileds Lighting Company where he works on LED technologies as an R&D Engineer.
Community service has been part of Raymond's like since he was young, from volunteering at Loaves & Fishes Soup Kitchen in parochial school, to supporting various animal and advocacy programs, to helping out at food banks. He looks forward to continuing his community service on a larger scale with BPF.
In his spare time, Raymond enjoys designing and making jewelry, cooking, creating art, and pursuing his journey to physical fitness.