Our staff

Jack Jack Panasri - 32 years old

The founder and manager of the Isan Survivor project, he is the only person in the village who can speak English well, with many years of experience working with international volunteer organizations. He started this project with the hope of showing the authentic, true Isan cultures to tourists and volunteers alike.

Email: info@isan-survivor.org - hijackplum@hotmail.com

Patricia Patricia Boogaard - 27 years old

Volunteer coordinator. After finishing her studies as an Interior Architect in Holland, she decided to travel trough South-East Asia. Coming into contact with Isan Survivor, she ended up teaching for one year. After that she wanted to do more for the organization and make a bigger contribution to the community. She has a lot of experience with teaching at local schools and with the Thai culture. She will give you an orientation in the Thai culture and makes you feel at home.

Email: info@isan-survivor.org - patriciab_@hotmail.com

Boonsom Boonsom Panasri - 56 years old. Boonsom is Jack’s mother. She has lived in Phonphisai her whole life. Her house is a big Isan style house with plenty of rooms so all volunteers stay with her family. She is a very good mom and takes care of volunteers as her own children. Apart from running the house, she organizes social activities for women of the town to do voluntary work in the community