Our People & Partners

Board of Directors

  • Yasmine Cajuste, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Leigh Carter, Washington, DC
  • Ancito Etienne, Somerville, MA
  • Anne Gibbons, Lynchburg, VA, President
  • Mary Gunning, Baltimore, MD
  • Corey Hastings, Alexandria, VA, Treasurer
  • Carolyn Heinrich, Nashville, TN
  • Georgette Jean-Louis, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Lu Johnston, Wilmington, DE
  • Caitlin Ryan, Washington, DC
  • Jean Eddy Saint Paul, Brooklyn, NY
  • Sister Catherine Sarther, SSND, Chicago, IL, Secretary
  • Nadia Todres, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Claudette Werleigh, Pembroke Pines, FL

Model Community Initiative Program Team, Lagonav Island, Haiti

  • Kenny Antoine, Program Assistant
  • Nicole Bisrette, Finance Assistant
  • Christnel Brivard, Program Assistant
  • Freda Catheus, Program Coordinator
  • Dieufort Eliassaint, Office Guardian
  • Maudrine Eliassaint, Program Assistant
  • Obnèse Jean, Office Cook/Housekeeper
  • Gerline Joseph, Program Assistant
  • Sonel Joseph, Program Assistant
  • P. Ricardo Placide, Monitoring & Evaluation Manager
  • Alfred Rose, Program Assistant
  • Amos Toussaint, Education Officer

Model Community Initiative Program Team, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

  • Gerson Belford, Office Guardian
  • Jean Robert Bouloute, Finance Coordinator
  • Alina Cajuste, Community Organizer
  • Lefort Cily, Child Rights Program Trainer/Organizer
  • Guyto Desrosiers, Program Coordinator
  • Vanessa Lise Durandis Laguerre, Program Accountant
  • Guerlinx Laforêt, Finance Officer
  • Rouddly Gilot, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
  • Helia LaJeunesse, Community Organizer
  • P. Ricardo Placide, Monitoring & Evaluation Manager
  • Ima Selusma, Office Cook/Housekeeper
  • Joseph Leroy Wood, Trainer/Organizer

Rethinking Power Program Team, Jacmel, Haiti

  • Marie Solange Beauvil, Program Administrator
  • Dev Garceindia Cezile, Technical Support Officer
  • Marie Maude Charles, Local Activism Staff
  • Adonis Daniel, Local Activism Staff
  • Homène Felix, Office Cook/Housekeeper
  • Patrick Hilaire, Program Accountant
  • Bernadine Jean, Program Staff
  • Meritil Lormand, Office Guardian
  • Emanuela Paul, Program Coordinator
  • Marie Isnise Romelus, Technical Support Manager

Beyond Borders Senior Management Team, Canada, Haiti, & U.S

  • Emmanuel Coffy, Finance Officer
  • David Diggs, Co-Founder and Executive Director
  • Jean Prosper Elie, Rethinking Power Program Co-Director
  • Jonathan Haggard, Finance Director
  • Rachelle Martinez, Grants Coordinator
  • Smith Maxime, United to End Child Slavery Director for Beyond Borders and Free the Slaves
  • Limeteze Pierre-Gilles, Associate Director of Engagement
  • Sara Siebert, Rethinking Power Program Co-Director and Technical Advisor
  • Brian Stevens, Engagement Director
  • Kristie van de Wetering, Deputy Executive Director

Program & Technical Partners

  • Aba Sistèm Restavèk (ASR)
  • Amani Girls Home [Tanzania]
  • Asosyasyon Animatè ak Peyizan Lagonav [AAPLAG]
  • Asosyasyon Fanm Solèy Dayiti [AFASDA]
  • Bureau des Avocats Internationaux [BAI]
  • Colorado Haiti Project [CHP]
  • COSOFH
  • Fondation TOYA
  • Fondasyon Je Klere
  • Fonkoze
  • Free the Slaves
  • Global Women’s Institute at The George Washington University
  • Groundswell International & Partnership for Local Development
  • Haiti Development Institute [HDI]
  • Haiti Partners/ADECA
  • Initiative pour un Developpement Equitable en Haiti [IDEH]
  • Matènwa Community Learning Center/Friends of Matènwa
  • Mouvman Peyizan Papay [MPP]
  • Pazapa
  • Prodiksyon Teyat Toupatou
  • Raising Voices [Uganda]
  • Roots of Development & Rasin Developman
  • Terre des Hommes

Funding Partners

  • Alternative Gifts International
  • American Jewish World Service
  • Atlantic-Midwest Province of the School Sisters of Notre Dame
  • Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church
  • European Commission
  • Flora Family Foundation
  • Fonkoze
  • Free the Slaves
  • Imago Dei Foundation
  • NoVo Foundation
  • One Day’s Wages
  • Alliance for Children Fund
  • SG Foundation
  • United Methodist Committee on Relief
  • United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women
  • Vista Hermosa Foundation