Cecile de Joya (Emeritus)
Even though she has retired, Cecile de Joya continues to sit as Vice President of Fundacion Centro Flamenco.
Emma founded Fundacion Centro Flamenco in 2002 and currently sits as its CEO and president. Aside from teaching and performing, she also heads Grupo Nuevo Flamenco, the Foundation's performing group.
Mercedes began as a student of flamenco at the Foundation. While continuing to study under Emma Estrada, she is also a teacher and a member of the corps de ballet of Grupo Nuevo Flamenco.