Who we are

Who we are 

Angel Conservation Corp is registered as a Not for Profit in New York City whereby all donations received are tax free. It is a 501(c)(3) registered organization. Fundación Etnika is a sister organization with identical principles but based in Venezuela operating in full accordance with Venezuelan law as a non-governmental organization (NGO).


Our team

Paul in front of Angel Falls, Canaima National Park

Paul Graham Stanley – is the President and founder of both Angel Conservation Corp. and Fundación Etnika. He also serves on the boards of Biokryptos and the Jimmie Angel Historical Project. He has an ecotourism business in Venezuela (Angel-Eco Tours) and has been a pioneer in this sector since before the year 2000, he attended the world launch of Ecotourism Quebec, Canada in 2002 by the United Nations – furthermore he was the original founder of Expoecoturismo and EcoAlianza in Venezuela.

Marianela in Kavak teaching a Pemón young girl

Marianela Camacho Fuenmayor – is a Director of Angel Conservation Corp. and Fundación Etnika and has been involved since 2011. A passionate architect with an academic career at Universidad del Zulia in Venezuela, dedicating her work to the Pemón culture − documenting, sustaining and regenerating its historical and environmental legacy for future generations. Since 2018, she is the Communications Manager of GEN the Global Ecotourism Network.

The rest of Angel Conservation’s team:

Board of Directors

Antonio Volpe Pasini (VP)

Karen Angel (Jimmie Angel Historical Project)

Danilo Arsenijevith (Secretary)

Isabel Barton Carlota (Filmmaker)

Jan Hanvik (Arts)

Anthony Ippolito (Professor / Ecotourism)

Jeremy Garrett (Ecotourism Specialist)

Advisory Board

Liz Carosella (Grant Writer)

Gary Murtagh (ElderTreks)

Carl Stanley (Technology)

Chris Mackay (Ecotourism / NGO Specialist)

Hortensia Berti (Pemón Advisor)

Abrahan Sandoval (Pemón Advisor)