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Board of Directors

Leah Garratt, Hands Board Chair
Asst. Superintendent, Mono, California, County Office of Education (retired)

Allegra Asplundh
Returned U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer; Investor and Philanthropy Advisor

Heather Bickley
Nonprofit Executive; Founder, Basic Kindness

Kym Hoffman
Schoolteacher; Nonprofit Executive

Yah-Hanna Jenkins Leys, Secretary
Director of Community Impact, Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area; Co-founder, Women of Color Give

Anne Joseph, PhD
Director of Strategy & Program Management, Ring Therapeutics; Neuropsychologist

Benjamin Resch, C.P.A.
Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP (retired)

Amanda Sherlip
Executive Director, Hands Across the Sea

Scott Spring, Treasurer
Director of Product, Humana

Hands Advisors

Shermaine Bardouille Learning Support Advisor, Ministry of Education, Dominica

Harriet Linskey Co-founder and Past Executive Director, Hands Across the Sea

Kathy Oberle Founder, Boaters for Books


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