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Our Team

International staff and consultants

  • Fr. John Baumann, Founder
  • Ron Snyder, Organizing Director
  • Gordon Whitman, Managing Director for International Organizing and Senior Advisor to the Executive Director
  • Dr. Francois Pierre-Louis, Haiti Director
  • Alberto Velazquez, Central America Director
  • Rev. John Rutsindintwarane, Africa Director
  • Emma Paulino, Consultant, Mexico
  • Omar Angel Perez, Root Causes Initiative
  • Joseph Fleming, Root Causes Initiative
  • Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould, Senior Strategist, Faith Leadership Strategies Team, Africa Advisor
  • Rev. Juard Barnes, Midwest Regional Director, Africa Advisor

Contact people by country

  • El Salvador – Mr. Alberto Velazquez, Executive Director, Comunidades de fe Organizadas para la Acción (COFOA) / Communities of Faith Organizing for Action
  • Guatemala – Marina Sapalu, Organizer, Comunidades de fe Organizadas para la Acción (COFOA) / Communities of Faith Organizing for Action
  • Honduras – Magda Rivera, Organizer, Comunidades de fe Organizadas para la Acción (COFOA) / Communities of Faith Organizing for Action
  • Mexico – Emma Paulino, consultant, Faith in Action International
  • Haiti – Florcie Tyrell, Director, Organisation Peuple Œcuménique pour le Développement du Nord-Est (OPODNE) / People’s Organization for the Development of Northeast Haiti
  • Rwanda – Rev. John Rutsindintwarane and Fr. Innocent Rugaragu, S.J.
  • Tanzania – Rev. John Rutsindintwarane
  • Kenya – Fr. Innocent Rugaragu, S.J.
  • Ghana – Mr. Zan Akologo, FAITH in Ghana Alliance
  • Slovakia – Mr. Ondrej Druga, Organizer, Christian Platform of Banská Bystrica
  • Hungary – Rev. Márta Bolba, Lutheran pastor, Mandák House

Our Advisory Committee

  • Claudia Albano
  • Bill & Colleen Anderson
  • Judy & Marty Baumann
  • Pastor Bekah Davis
  • Roberta Furger
  • Debbie Ingram
  • Claudia Jimenez
  • Pastor Lucy Kolin
  • Patty Lawless
  • Kevin Malone
  • Julia Lerma
  • Maria Revelles
  • Bill & Stacia Masterson
  • Pastor David Mullen
  • Francois Pierre-Louis
  • Innocent Rugaragu, S.J.
  • Pastor John Rutsindintwarane
  • Paul Speer
  • Baxter Rice
  • Mary Ritter
  • Margaret McLean
  • Alberto Velazquez
  • Emma Paulino
  • Gordon Whitman
  • Pat Snyder
  • Kate Snyder

Our Team

El Salvador

  • Alberto Velazquez, COFOA Executive Director
  • Manuel Ceron, COFOA Lead Organizer
  • Hector Josue Montano, COFOA Director of Communications

Rwanda

  • Pastor John Rutsindintwarane, PICO Rwanda Executive Director
  • Fr. Innocent Rugaragu, SJ, PICO Rwanda Associate Director
  • Kiki Rwamuhinda, Consultant, PICO Rwanda

Haiti

  • Francois Pierre Louis, Faith in Action Haiti Director
  • Ms. Florcie Tyrell, OPODNE Executive Director
  • Marc Aurel, OPODNE Lead Organizer

International Support

  • Fr. John Baumann, SJ, Faith in Action Founder and Director of Special Projects
  • Ron Snyder, Faith in Action Director of International Organizing
  • Gordon Whitman, Senior Advisor
  • Julia Lerma, Consultant, Central America
  • Juard Barnes, Consultant, Africa

Our Advisory Committee

  • Claudia Albano
  • Bill & Colleen Anderson
  • Judy & Marty Baumann
  • Pastor Bekah Davis
  • Roberta Furger
  • Debbie Ingram
  • Claudia Jimenez
  • Pastor Lucy Kolin
  • Patty Lawless
  • Kevin Malone
  • Julia Lerma
  • Maria Revelles
  • Bill & Stacia Masterson
  • Pastor David Mullen
  • Francois Pierre-Louis
  • Innocent Rugaragu, S.J.
  • Pastor John Rutsindintwarane
  • Paul Speer
  • Baxter Rice
  • Mary Ritter
  • Margaret McLean
  • Alberto Velazquez
  • Emma Paulino
  • Gordon Whitman
  • Pat Snyder
  • Kate Snyder
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