Felipe Cofreros has authored three basic art books, namely A Handbook of Basic Art, Part 1 (Painting Processes in Playing with Colors, Different Crayon Techniques); A Handbook of Basic Art, Part 2 (Basic Drawing, Painting and Making Crafts); Let's Weave (An Ancient Hand Art of Interlacing Two Groups of Thread). He has also written seven children's picture books with different titles and with comprehension questions for children three years old and up geared for classroom use. He has also authored Effective Ways to Assess English Language Learners for Intermediate and Advanced Levels. He used to work with the United Nations as an education and public information officer and was assigned in Darwin, Australia; Indonesia; East Timor; and Cambodia. He was a former newspaper editor and columnist in Nagoya, Japan, and Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He taught English as a second language (ESL) in different countries in Asia and North America. He also participates in various activities of Trinity Life Center and the Rock Christian Fellowship.
Terrence Vaughn is working with Kaiser Permanente as administration support, working with the department of urology. He has also worked as a medical assistant for patients who have depression and mentally related behavior such as autism, bipolar, and psychopathic personality. He has experience working as a volunteer sports coach for developmentally disabled adults in Sacramento and El Dorado counties. He believes that adults with developmental disabilities needs extraordinary care and attention, which is a long and difficult process, and deserve to be trained and enjoy life living independently. He is an active member of Trinity Life Center and the Rock Christian Fellowship.
Cristina Manalo Vaughn conducts a variety of mental health programs for older adults for her experience as an administrator for Quality In-Home Care for more than four years. She has expertise in dealing with a wide variety of clinical disorders with particular emphasis on mood and anxiety disturbances for developmentally disabled adults. Her focus is on transformative processes, where an individual with developmental disabilities who has a crisis is seen as an opportunity for growth. Her lectures to certified nursing assistants and caregiver professionals in the field have provided them with both new insights and practical skills. She has volunteered working with addicts in all phases of recovery and families who have addicts. She is an active member of Trinity Life Center and the Rock Christian Fellowship.
Ronald Jay Blassingame, PhD, a baby boomer, was born in New York City and raised in Metropolitan Manhattan on the Lower East Side and was a product of the public school system. He credits this good future with having early on been exposed to a multicultural living environment that has been instrumental in forming his worldview and personality, which has taken him around the world and back. He is a military veteran and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Liberia, West Africa, and as instructional supervisor with the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC) at the Philippine Refugee Processing Center (PRPC) in Morong, Bataan, Philippines. He is a founding member of the National Campaign for Tolerance at the Southern Poverty Law Center. He lives in Upstate New York with his wife, Hope Villanueva Blassingame, and they have four grown children.