Lucia Gutiérrez, PhD
AAHHE Executive Director


The AAHHE Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lucia Gutiérrez to the position of Executive Director. Dr. Gutiérrez joined AAHHE in September 2020 through AAHHE’s new business relationship with AMC Source, an association management company based in Fort Lauderdale. She will be managing day-to-day operations for the association.

Dr. Gutiérrez holds a doctorate in Marine Biology from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Prior to joining AAHHE, she was Director of Governance and Administration, Education Directorate, with the American Psychological Association. She is of Guatemalan descent.


Dr. Patricia Arredondo
Chair, AAHHE Board of Directors
October 29, 2020