The Board of Director is comprised of the following members:
Co-Founder and Board of Directors
Fred received his Doctor of Physical Therapy and Masters of Education in Exercise Physiology from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in Newark, DE. He is in private practice in North Carolina and is working on a book about nutrition and exercise for sustainable weight loss.
Board of Directors
Alina is the coordinator of the teacher-training workshop that is scheduled for August 2012 in Villard, Haiti. She is a student at Clark University in Worcester, MA studying International Development and Social Change and a member of Clark University’s Haiti Relief Initiative. She got involved in the Haiti School Project after hearing about the school on an NPR Planet Money podcast. She first went to Haiti with an Experiential Learning Field School to the Southern Department to areas near Les Cayes and to the University of Notre Dame of Haiti and on her second trip visited Saint Marc and the School in Villard. She is committed to improving education for children all over Haiti.
Co-Founder, Board of Directors and Treasurer
Tim is a retired builder who has 35 years of construction experience in single-family custom homes and commercial multifamily residences as a carpenter, superintendent and project manager. He is a graduate of Ohio State University with a BS in Soil Science.
Board of Directors and Secretary
Monica holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Entrepreneurship with a minor in Psychology from Northeastern University. She has work experience in various facets of the banking industry at Credit Suisse, UBS and Wells Fargo. Monica also enjoys working with children and has spent time teaching math and English at an Akanksha center in Mumbai, India. Monica’s involvement with the Haiti School Project began after she heard the story on NPR’s Planet Money Podcast in June 2010 and emailed Tim asking how she could help. Monica brings strategic planning and execution skills to the Haiti School Project and is dedicated to promoting its initiatives toward a better education system in Haiti.
Board of Directors and Treasurer
David is an economist and Managing Director with Deloitte in Chicago. He has more than 18 years of consulting experience in international economic policy, trade, and business matters. He holds a Masters in Public Policy with a focus on International Economics, Law, and Business from the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science. David has an active interest in promoting economic development in countries in transition or faced with natural disasters as well as humanitarian support to refugees in areas of conflict. David first learned of the Haiti School Project through the June, 2010 NPR story, and reached out to Fred and Tim after hearing the follow-up story of the exhaustion of the initial $3,000 investment. David brings a strategic consulting perspective to the Haiti School Project.
Board of Directors
Johnny is a multi-disciplined Software Architect with experience working with various web and mobile technologies for a number of national and international companies. As a native of Haiti, he has a special appreciation for what the Haiti School Project is accomplishing and the impact it will have on a generation of kids eager to be empowered by education. Johnny is heading up Haiti School Project’s online marketing and social media presence.
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Our goal is to complete construction of the Villard School by mid 2013 and provide for the school’s future vitality and quality of education in Haiti.
The Haiti School Project is a federally recognized non-profit IRC Sec. 501(c)(3) organization helping Haiti’s children supported entirely by volunteers.