Santi Vedr is the new Promoter for Communication for the International Dominican Youth Movement (IDYM) which makes him a member of the International Commission of the Dominican Youth Movement. He succeeds Sean Mundy who resigned recently.
Santi Vedr was born in Valencia (Spain). During his childhood he was educated in the School San Vicente Ferrer of the Dominican friars. Later, he studied Audiovisual Communication in the university, years in which he was a catechist for Confirmation in the school of the Dominican friars and became part of the Dominican Youth Movement of Spain (Movimiento Juvenil Dominicano, MJD).
After his degree, he has worked in cinema, TV, advertising and in different communication departments of NGO and associations, such as ACOES (Honduras), Terre des Hommes, Educational Foundation Francisco Coll or MJD.
Passionate about cinema, tv series, music, working with young people and preaching following Saint Dominics style, he is always editing videos and it is easy to see him with his camera.
At present, he lives in Madrid where he is the coordinator of the local group of MJD, El Olivar, participating in the pastoral board of the parish and the vicarage. He is part of the Youth and Vocational Ministry (Pastoral Juvenil y Vocacional) team of the Dominican Family in Spain where he also works as a Community Manager. He is a filmmaker with eldiaFiLMS too.
We wish him the best in his new responsibility as the Promoter for Communication for IDYM.
(21 August 2015)