Our Team

Keeping love at the center, together

We’re proud to have a talented, diverse, and collaborative global team—serving in love around the world.

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Executive Leadership

John Lyon, Esq.

John Lyon, Esq.

President and Chief Executive Officer

About John

John Lyon, Esq.

John Lyon, Esq.

President and Chief Executive Officer

About John

Ruth Ellison

Ruth Ellison

Interim Chief Financial Officer

About Ruth

Nancy Green

Nancy Green

Chief Development Officer

About Nancy

Global Directors 

Allieu Samuel Bangura

Allieu Samuel Bangura

Director of Health and Nutrition

About Allieu

George Beals, PhD

George Beals, PhD

Director of Strategic Development

About George

Haley Clark, MA

Haley Clark, MA

Director of Anti-Trafficking and Gender-Based Violence

About Haley

Emelita Goddard, PhD

Emelita Goddard, PhD

Director of Community Development

About Emelita

Heather Hill

Heather Hill

Director of Communications and Marketing

About Heather

Katie Kirkpatrick

Katie Kirkpatrick

Director of Child Sponsorship and Village Partnership

About Katie

Dan Irvine

Dan Irvine

Director of Strategic Engagement

About Dan

Keith Norris, MA

Keith Norris, MA

Director of Water and Sanitation

About Keith

Daniel Scott

Daniel Scott

Director of Information Technology

About Daniel

Global Specialists

Nicholas Boerema

Nicholas Boerema

CEO of TapEffect, a WHI Social Venture

About Nick

Carrie Jo Cain, RN

Carrie Jo Cain, RN

Health Programs Specialist

About Carrie Jo

Beth Drevlow

Beth Drevlow

Protection Consultant

About Beth

Desmond Pratt

Desmond Pratt

Senior Geologist

About Desmond

Tae Symons

Tae Symons

Project Manager for Village Partnership and Measurement & Evaluation

About Tae

Kyle Winney

Kyle Winney

Conservation Specialist

About Kyle

Sierra Leone Team

Saidu Kanu, MA

Saidu Kanu, MA

Country Director, Sierra Leone

About Saidu

Abdul Bundu

Abdul Bundu

Infrastructural Program Manager (Engineer)

About Abdul

Sahr Kpakima

Sahr Kpakima

Child Sponsorship Program Manager

About Sahr

Miriam Fullah

Miriam Fullah

Trafficking-in-Persons Protection Manager

About Miriam

Salifu Samura

Salifu Samura

WASH Program Manager

About Salifu

Musa Tholley

Musa Tholley

Agricultural Program Manager

About Musa

Anna Vines, MCSP, HCPC

Anna Vines, MCSP, HCPC

Program Director and Physiotherapist for Enable the Children Program

About Anna

Bernadette Veronica Udo

Bernadette Veronica Udo

Trafficking-in-Persons Prevention Manager

About Bernadette

Liberia Team

Wellington Kollie

Wellington Kollie

Country Director, Liberia

About Wellington

Adolphus Swen, MA

Adolphus Swen, MA

Child Sponsorship Program Manager

About Adolphus

Vera Woodson

Vera Woodson

Child Sponsorship Coordinator

About Vera

Eastern Europe Team

Joshua Carter

Joshua Carter

Country Director, Bosnia and Herzegovina

About Joshua

Haiti Team

Thony Querette

Thony Querette

Country Director, Haiti

About Thony

Cambodia & Philippines Team

Talmage Payne

Talmage Payne

Country Director, Cambodia & the Philippines

About Talmage

Adesty Dulawan, RPsy

Adesty Dulawan, RPsy

Trafficking in Persons Clinical Supervisor

About Adesty

Seng Mang, MS

Seng Mang, MS

Anti-SGBV Program Manager

About Mang

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