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 the Assistant Rector at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Washington DC for almost two years.  He … Read more >>

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 numerous talks to interested church and civic organizations.

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Dr. Ruth I. Quartey

Secretary

Dr. Ruth I. Quartey is a health scientist 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 Episcopal Church Choir, Washington, DC. She has served in various capacities including three-term vestry member, chair of Mission and Outreach … Read more >>

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. Jim is co-chair for Outreach at Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill in Alexandria, Virginia. He has … Read more >>

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 Peace Corps volunteer in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, … Read more >>

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 the systemic issues that impact children’s emotional, social, and academic functioning. As a clinician of Haitian descent, … Read more >>

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 where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering, a … Read more >>

Richard Frazer

Director

Richard Frazer was employed as a civilian engineer at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, Virginia and retired in 2006 after 41 years of government service. He holds an Electrical Engineering degree from Duke University. Richard and his wife Patricia reside in King George, Virginia – about one mile from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church … Read more >>

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 International Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington DC Campus. … Read more >>

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 the seminary where Father Constant also … Read more >>

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 has earned both a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications … Read more >>

Karen Wires

Director

Karen Wires is the Volunteer Assistant to Father Joseph Constant and Chairman of the Sponsor a Child Program. She has been involved in various Haitian nonprofits since 2003 and volunteering with Haiti Micah Project for the past six years. A 2008 trip to Port-au-Prince before the earthquake  and a 2011 trip to Mirebalais with … Read more >>

Olivine Pilling

Accounting/Bookkeeper

Olivine Pilling began working with the Haiti Micah Project in 2007. She met Joseph Constant through her work as an accountant at Virginia Theological Seminary. She helped HMP design their accounting system and is on the Finance Committee. Olivine attends Falls Church Anglican and loves medieval murder mysteries, dogs and ice cream.… Read more >>

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 traveled to Haiti three times on behalf … Read more >>