Atop Haleakala

Technology for
Conservation, &

a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation


About Us



Eduardo R. Zayas-Quinones, President and Director of Technology

Ed ZayasMr. Zayas has over 30 years experience in the fields of information assurance, technology management, and education. After a 20 year military career, he worked as a technology leader for global commercial companies, the U.S. intelligence community and law enforcement. He received a baccalaureate degree in Information Systems Management and a Masters in Business Administration, Technology Management. He serveD as Commander for Civil Air Patrol’s Kihei Composite Squadron, and has volunteered many hours at Ahihi Kinau Natural Area Reserve for the National Marine Sanctuary. Currently he is working on his dive master certification.


Evelyn Zayas, Vice President and Director of Education Programs

Evelyn ZayasMs. Zayas has over 20 years experience in Information Technology. She received a Master of Science in Software Engineering and a PhD (ABD) in Computing Technology in Education. She was an engineering and technology teacher at Kihei Charter High School and a trainer for UH Maui College’s EdVenture (formally VITEC) program for many years. Currently she teaches online high school AP computer sciences courses and technology related courses online for Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth.