José Antonio de Dios
Wycliffe | Associate for Cultural Intelligence
José de Dios got involved with the partnership and collaboration movement in 2001 through the work of the organization, Interdev. Since then he has assisted in developing partnership and partnering training initiatives in the Cooperación Misionera de Iberoamérica (COMIBAM), visionSynergy, and the International Partnering Associates (IPA). He has served in leadership positions at Wycliffe Global Alliance, Generosity Path, and IPA. José is now part of the senior leadership of Wycliffe USA, as Executive Vice President for People and Culture.
In his capacity as a partnering consultant, José has participated and helped in numerous ministry networks around the world, such as WEA Mission Commission, Lausanne, the Network of Azerbaijani Partnership, Forum of Bible Agencies (Latin America), and the Refugee Highway Partnership (RHP). He also served on the Board of Directors of Wycliffe USA from 2010 – 2016, and is currently on the Advisory Board of Copa Vida Coffee and Tea Co. (based in Pasadena, CA). He also now serves on the REACT Services Board of Directors.
As a Guatemalan-American, José considers himself part of the “1.5 generation” — a term used to describe those who immigrate to a new country during their childhood. He holds a BA in psychology from the University of California, Irvine, and has completed coursework towards an MA in linguistics at the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics in Dallas, TX. José and his wife, Laura, have four children, and now live in Orlando, Florida. Contact Jose at: [email protected].