The Board of Directors of Haiti Outreach is pleased to welcome four new members: Yves Lassere, John Schultz, Patrick Kennedy and Linda Hughes. Yves, John and Pat will serve a three-year term that began April 1, 2014, and Linda’s three-year term began June 1st.
Yves Lassere-Supply Chain Management executive from Evanston, IL. Yves holds an MBA from the University of Illinois and from the Illinois Institute of Technology, a BS in Civil Engineering and an MS in Structural Engineering. Born in Haiti, Yves is an active member of the Evanston Lighthouse Chapter of Rotary International.
John Schultz-Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Hewlett-Packard Company. John holds a J.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his undergraduate from Albright College. Originally from the suburbs of Philadelphia, John now lives in Palo Alto, CA.
Patrick Kennedy-President of V3 Companies. Patrick holds an MBA from Depaul University and a BS in Civil Engineering from University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign. He has worked with Haiti Outreach on various water projects, including hydrogeology, pumping and piping, and DINEPA projects. Through his work at V3, Patrick has been exposed to many non-profits. “Through those experiences,” Patrick said, “the mission, vision and approach of Haiti Outreach resonates with me. I believe in it.” John and his family live in Naperville, IL.
Linda Hughes – President and CEO of The Great Ridge Company. Linda holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech. She has over 25 years of experience in company operations with extensive experience in business strategy, operational planning, revenue generation, and information technology management. Linda lives and works in the Atlanta area.
Yves, John, Patrick and Linda joined current Board members Olaf Minge (Board Chair), Brenda Fagley (Vice Chair), Pam Prosser (Secretary and Treasurer), and Saurel Quettan to comprise our 8
member governing Board of Directors. We are pleased to have such a wide range of talents, skills and interests on the Board. What ties us together is a deep commitment to promoting the mission and vision of Haiti Outreach