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Board of Directors

Leah Garratt – Chairperson
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

Ryan Cazaubon
Country Manger, Pedersen Worldwide; Past Chair, Rotary Saint Lucia

Jamelyn Ebelacker
MBA Student; Returned U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer

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. – Treasurer Elect
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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