Our Facilitators volunteer their time to support the community of Mac Users here in San Miguel de Allende through our monthly meetings. They bring a broad base of experience to the group from their wide and varied backgrounds.
Nonnie had her own kitchen design/space planning firm in Washington, DC in her previous life. She has worked with Apple and Mac computers since the early 80s. She developed systems to fully automate her office using Apple computers in the late 80s and wrote an inventory/cost program for her industry.
Her expertise includes IWeb, IPhoto, Mail, iCal, Address Book, IDVD, IMovie, Microsoft Office and general questions about the computer.
Derek became a Certified Apple Technician, studying with Apple many years ago after working on Macs for a long time. He is an advanced computer user, well versed in hardware and software for Mac computers.
His expertise includes a variety of programs from Final Cut Pro for digital movie editing to Photoshop and Dreamweaver, as well as all of the Apple software common to most computers. Odd issues that arise are a speciality of his!
Mark was formerly employed as a Registered Geologist and Licensed Hydrogeologist. With this experience in the physical sciences, Mark has been using computers consistently since the mid-80s, on a variety of platforms, including the first Macintosh computer produced by Apple.
He is very knowledgeable in the ecosystem of Apple devices and their many software applications, and is very familiar with the Microsoft Office suite. Mark also performs repairs and upgrades for all model Macintosh computers, and troubleshoots problems with hardware and internet systems. He is available for one-on-one lessons in using computers and mobile devices (iPhones and iPads), and using photographic software such as Adobe Lightroom and Luminar.
Jon was a writer, editor, and staff photographer for three music magazines for more than 20 years, a book publisher, designer and consultant, and has been a Mac user since 1985.
Our Facilitators are available to offer basic Mac computing questions following our monthly meetings. Many of them offer outside classes and individual training as well. Visit our Consultants and Outside Classes page for a full description of services available.