Board Members

Reverend Joseph M. Constant

President The Rev. Joseph Murrenz Constant is a priest in the Anglican/Episcopal Church. Born in Mirebalais, Haiti, Rev. Constant holds a Bachelor’s of Engineering from Northeastern University and a Master of Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary. He served as...

William J. Taczak, Jr.

Vice President Bill Taczak has been a Director of HMP since 2005. He heads the Finance and Budget Committee, is a member of the Short and Long Range Planning Committee, and is co-head of the Investment Policy Committee. He also serves as spokesman for HMP giving...

Dr. Ruth I. Quartey

Secretary Dr. Ruth I. Quartey is a health scientist at Howard University College of Medicine, with a PhD in community health and special expertise in asthma and allergic diseases. Dr. Quartey is an Anglican/Episcopalian and a long-standing member of St. Timothy’s...

James Snow

Treasurer Jim is a lawyer specializing in natural resources and environmental law. He retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2011 after 36 years of federal service, and is currently a Senior Fellow with the Pinchot Institute for Conservation in Washington....

Sarah Bushman

Director Sarah began volunteering with HMP in the Fall of 2006 while she was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in King George, VA.  She traveled to Haiti and met with the board members of Les Enfants de Sion in Port-au-Prince.  2007-2009 she was a...

Dr. Dominique Charlot-Swilley

Director Dr. Dominique Charlot-Swilley received her training in clinical child psychology with over 15 years of experience working with young children, adolescents, and their parents. She is a certified school psychologist and in her work, Dr. Charlot-Swilley explores...

Ossen D’Haiti

Director Colonel Ossen D'Haiti is a U.S. Marine Officer currently assigned as the Marine Military Advisor to the Director of Net Assessment, Office of the Secretary of Defense. He is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York...

Crystal Green

Director Crystal Green is a Software Test Engineer at Planned Systems International in Arlington, VA and a new volunteer with HMP. She has earned a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois and is currently pursuing a PhD in...

Sue McIver

Director Sue heard of HMP when looking for a way to help after the 2010 earthquake. “I didn’t want to just contribute to a large international organization.  I was looking for a way to give that wouldn’t be impersonal. Joyce Mercer, a friend in my band who teaches at...

Reverend Rudolph Stewart III

Director Nana is the West African title from the Akan tribe that translates PASTOR/PRIEST/KING. Nana Rudolph Stewart III is the husband of Jerlys D. Stewart and father of their three nations: Imani Diane, Rudolph the 4th and Jeriah Diane and God Father to many. Nana...

Olivine Pilling

Accounting/Bookkeeper Olivine Pilling is currently comptroller at Virginia Theological Seminary. She began working with the Haiti Micah Project in 2007 when she met Joseph Constant through her work as an accountant at the seminary. She has helped HMP design their...

Laura Fraedrich, Esq., Jones Day

Legal Consultant Laura Fraedrich is a partner with the law firm of Jones Day in Washington DC. Ms. Fraedrich has worked on many of the pro bono matters handled by the firm and, in that capacity, has been affiliated with the Haiti Micah Project since 2006. She has...