The ASF Alumni Council strives to unite and strengthen the ties between fellow ASF alumni and the ASF Community as a whole. The focus of the Alumni Council is to further the goal of building lifelong and mutually beneficial relationships with and among its alumni. The Alumni Council aims to foster a spirit of pride and loyalty and promote the general welfare and growth of the alumni community.
- Mauricio Arguelles ('00) - President
- Janet Huerta ('03)
- León Merikanskas ('93)
- Nicolás Santacruz ('03)
Mauricio – better known to friends as Güicho – is a businessman, producer, actor, screenwriter, father of three and president of the ASF Alumni Council. Mauricio remembers his years in ASF playing football for the Bears, creating tight-knit friendships and experiencing an eye-opening world in which he was constantly exposed to diversity and acceptance. Mauricio completed a marketing degree at Emerson College in Boston, before pursing an acting career in Los Angeles. Today, Mauricio runs his own production company Epoca Films, and has starred in the the play “Huérfanos”, as well as the film, “Una Última y Nos Vamos,” which he produced, wrote and starred in. Mauricio volunteers and participates in ASF activities both as an alumnus and as a parent.
Janet is a marketer, social activist, and professional belly dancer. She studied marketing at Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey and has a master’s in human and social development. She is the academic dean at Ius Semper University in Mexico City and executive director of Foro Jurídico, law a magazine.
León is an ASF Old Timer, who was class president and an enthusiastic football player. León completed a bachelor’s degree in marketing and economics at Bentley University before taking graduate courses at Harvard and Boston universities. León is currently general manager of family business Motores McMillan, a manufacturer of electric motors, fans and blowers. León is also working on other entrepreneur projects including Bannermex, 2Clean, BabyCottons, and Amanzi. León continues supporting ASF by helping plan, promote, and participate in sports events including Run for Education, Alumni Soccer Tournament and Alumni Bowl.
Nicolás Santacruz is an ASF Old Timer who has been on the Alumni Council since 2013 and was involved in alumni activities as early as 2006. As a student, Nicolás played soccer and American football, captaining the varsity football team. Nicolás holds a BSc in industrial engineering from Instituto Tecnológico y de Monterrey where he graduated with a diploma in outstanding student leadership, which included a year abroad at University of Sydney national soccer championship. Nicolás works at General Electric, where he has held positions in Mexico, Colombia and Brazil. He is a graduate of GE's Commercial Leadership Program and currently specializes in risk management and valuation of real estate assets.