Alina Saucedo is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving as the mission finance auditor for Central America and parts of South America and the Caribbean. She is based in Costa Rica.
Mission finance auditors work with church leaders, mission partners and institutions, and Global Ministries personnel in ensuring that mission funds are appropriately used, and reports made in a timely manner. Commissioned in 2007, Ms. Saucedo worked in mission finance in Bolivia before taking the regional position in 2010.
A native of Bolivia, Alina comes from a family that has served the Methodist Evangelical Church in Bolivia for more than 40 years. Both of her parents, the Rev. Blanca Paucara and the Rev. Felipe Saucedo, are pastors. Her home congregation is the Messiah Evangelical Methodist Church.
Alina earned a license in financial auditing from the University of San Andrés, La Paz, and became a teacher of socially disadvantaged youth and children. She then attended the Bolivian Catholic University, also in La Paz, where she studied business administration and social psychology. She completed her academic work in 2006.
She has broad experience in the church and social organizations, where she has worked particularly in the area of leadership development with young people and women, and been involved in vocational training on a community level.
"Family, places, spaces, and people are the alive expression of the presence of God in my life," she says.
Alina married Michael Keyse in July 2009.
Alina Saucedo is available for Covenant Relationship support in Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference .
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