Diego Zegarra, CHAIR
Diego has worked with the Park City, UT, community for over 5 years running after-school and summer programs at the elementary schools and in that time connecting with local nonprofits including Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Christian Center of Park City, People's Health Clinic, Swaner EcoCenter, the Recycling Center, Summit Land Conservancy, among others. In this time, he has advocated for the Latino population, the under served, and students in the Park City School District. He recently joined Park City Rotary and currently sits on the boards for EATS Park City and United Against Bullying Coalition. He also serves on the advisory boards for KPCW and the LiVe Well Center. Diego was born and raised in Peru where he attended the University of Lima studying business administration before transferring to the University of Utah in 2005 where he graduated from the David Eccles School of Business with an emphasis in marketing. He joined the Immigrant Legal Services board in 2016.
DR. Kenneth Buchi
Ken began his career as a doctor that specialized in internal medicine and gastroenterology. He received his medical degree from the University of Utah and continued his medical career in the state of Utah. His practice eventually led him to teaching at the medical school at the university for numerous years. Ken eventually found a keen interest in working with veterans and transferred to the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Salt Lake City. After 14 years of teaching and practicing, he joined Holy Cross Hospital and became their Medical Director. He has worked at numerous hospitals throughout his career: Jordan Valley Hospital, Salt Lake Regional Medical Center, Pioneer Valley Hospital, as well as the Holy Cross Hospital and Veteran’s Administration Medical Center. Ken enjoyed working with nonprofits and eventually joined the Fourth Street Clinic that specialized in providing homeless healthcare. Ken eventually went back to private practice and retired in 2018 after 21 years.
MARY D. DRAPER
Mary has a long and deep background in the business and nonprofit community within Utah. She began her career as an attorney, receiving her JD from Brigham Young University. She worked for the Williams Companies for 16 years, specializing in commercial transactions, tax, litigation, and marketing for the Northwest Pipeline. After her time at Williams, she joined the Economic Development Corporation of Utah as their vice president and recruited new companies to Utah. During that time, she found her calling in the nonprofit world and has not slowed down in that arena. She has worked at the University of Utah Museum of Natural History, Robert W. and Barbara J Keener Foundation, Yellow Dog Arts Youth Education, the Lowell Bennion Community Service Center, and now the Guadalupe School. Mary joined the Immigrant Legal Services board in 2019.
Pat is a retired attorney who practiced law for 35 years with Parsons Behle and Latimer, a large regional law firm based in Salt Lake City. Pat served on the Board of Directors of the firm for several years. Her legal practice focused on Natural Resource Law, and she wrote and presented numerous papers in that area of the law. In 2014, the Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Section of the Utah State Bar awarded Pat the Distinguished Service Award, in recognition of her contribution to the scholarship in the Natural Resources area of law. Pat served as a trustee of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation for numerous years and was a Director and Secretary of the Board of Directors of that organization. Pat was also a long-time trustee of the S.J. Quinney School of Law Alumni Association and served as vice-president and president of the Board of Directors of that association. In 2006, the School of Law, named her alumna of the year, in recognition of her contribution to the School. In her retirement, Pat has been involved in non-profit organizations devoted to law and public policy issues. She joined the Immigrant Legal Services board in 2019.