Asada Surfside Historical Review
ASADAS (Administrating Associations of Sewers and Aqueducts) work under a delegation agreement given by the Costa Rican Institute of Aqueduct and Sewer (AyA); They function as non-profit organizations under the legal framework of the Associations Law 218.
Surfside’s aqueduct was built for supplying water to the community of Surfside, a residential located in Playa Potrero, Santa Cruz Guanacaste, established in 1974, officially becoming an ASADA in November 2010.
Transparency: Render clear accounts to Associates, users and government entities, effectively and efficiently.
Solidarity: Maintaining a commitment of both the Board of Directors and officials, with the needs of our Associates and users.
Spirit of Service: Having a positive and supportive attitude with the community, collaborators, Board of Directors and neighboring Asadas, in order to fulfill our Mission, Vision and Objectives.
Responsibility and Commitment: Having a responsible attitude towards technical and legal compliance, in the execution of their functions, oriented towards the fulfillment of the Asada’s objectives.
Respect: Maintain an attitude of respect and collaboration with our Associates, Users, Collaborators, Suppliers, State Institutions, Peer Organizations and members of the Board of Directors
Excellence: Adopt a commitment of both Collaborators and Board of Directors, with the best performance, with the aim of achieving the highest level of productivity and competitiveness in each of our activities.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
- PRESIDENT: MARIA LOURDES VALVERDE RETANA
- VICEPRESIDENT: TORSTEN SARSTEDT
- TREASURER: WILLIAM JOHN FRIESEN
- SECRETARY: LINDA MICHAUD
- VOCAL 1: IVANIA MARIA ALFARO COTO
- VOCAL 2: ELIZABETH DOONAN
- VOCAL 3: MIKE HOPKINS
- FISCAL: ALONSO PIEDRA ACUÑA
- MARTA CONTRERAS PERALTA
- MILENA CASTILLO VILLEGAS
- JUAN CARLOS MUNGUÍA MENDOZA
- DANIEL RUIZ GUTIERREZ
- ULISES TELLEZ CASTILLO
Ensuring access to drinking water and sanitation in a committed and responsible manner with health, water resource sustainability and sustainable community development.
Being an authorized operator, that stands out for its good service, effectiveness, efficiency and compliance with the legal and operational requirements demanded by the governing body.