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Manuel Ignacio De Vera Fernandez

Manuel Ignacio De Vera Fernandez, Cuban rehabilitation counselor. License rehabilitation counselor, Puerto Rico.


Fernandez, Manuel Ignacio De Vera was born on July 23, 1949 in Havana, Cuba. Came to the United States, 1962. Son of Manuel F. and Librada R. (Fernandez) DeV.


Bachelor in Philosophy, U.C.P.R., Ponce, 1972. Master in Rehabilitation, University Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, 1980.


Teacher religion, Immaculate Conception Academy, Mayaquez, P.R., 1974;insurance agent, Combined Insurance Company, Mayaquez, 1975;insurance agent, American Family Life Assurance Company, Mayaquez, 1976;vocational rehabilitation counselor, Vocational Rehabilitation Program, Mayaquez, since 1976;private practice counseling and vocational evaluation service. Vocational rehabilitation counselor Mayaguez region Department Social Svc., Anasco, Maricao, since 1987, Hormigueros, 1985-1987. Counselor director Vocational Rehabilitation Workshop, Mayaguez, 1980-1985, Santana Vocational Rehabilitation Workshop, Maricao, 1976-1980.

President Instituto de consejeria y evaluacion vocacional del Oeste.


Secretary Rio Cristal Recreational Association, Mayaguez, 1978, Sultana Recreational Association, Mayaguez, 1977. Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Rehabilitation Counselors Association, National Career Development Association, Rehabilitation Counselors Association Puerto Rico (delegate since 1987), Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association, Puerto Rico Rehabilitation Association (delegate since 1992), National Rehabilitation Association, National Rehabilitation Counselors Association, National Exchange Club (director 1988-1989, 91—).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: television and radio production.


Married Luz M. Matias, May 27, 1978.