Board & Staff

Pathfinder is fortunate to have an incredibly dedicated board, a strong executive team, and wonderfully talented staff. We invite you to visit their profiles for more information:

 Board

Sharon Allison

Sharon Allison joined the board in 1998. She is the former president of the board of International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region and member of the Governing Council of International Planned Parenthood Federation.

Richard Berkowitz

Richard Berkowitz, board chair, is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Director of the Residency Program and Quality Improvement in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Columbia University Medical Center.

Michael Berman

Dr. Michael Berman is a member of Pathfinder International's Board of Directors and President and CEO of the Michael A. Berman Group, Inc., a healthcare consulting firm.

Kathy Bonk

Kathy Bonk is co-founder, president and executive director of the Communications Consortium Media Center in Washington, D.C. She joined Pathfinder's board in 2014.

Tim Brown

Tim Brown, now retired, was a strategic management consultant and founder of Solutions Management. He joined Pathfinder's board in 2014.

Deborah De Witt

Deborah De Witt joined Pathfinder's board in 2015.

Jessie J. Druga

Jessie J. Druga is a founding member of Young Advocates for Pathfinder in New York City and served as the group's co-chair from 2010-2014. She joined the board in 2014.

Walter Gamble

Walter Gamble is a retired pediatric cardiologist who was on the staff of Children's Hospital Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, for 32 years.

Larrine Holbrooke

Larrine Holbrooke is a member of Pathfinder International's Board of Directors.

Judy Kahrl

Judy Kahrl is a longtime supporter of Pathfinder's work around the world.

Edward Kaplan

Edward Kaplan, a graduate of Columbia College and Vanderbilt University Law School, joined Pathfinder International's board in 2004. Mr. Kaplan worked at Armstrong Allen, PLLC, in Memphis, Tennessee from 1965 until he retired in 2006.

Elizabeth Maguire

Elizabeth Maguire joined Pathfinder's board in 2016.

Florence Manguyu

Florence Manguyu is a consultant pediatrician in clinical practice in Nairobi, Kenya. She joined Pathfinder International's board in 1995.

Bonnie New

Bonnie New joined Pathfinder's board in 2015.

Thoraya Ahmed Obaid

Thoraya Ahmed Obaid is a member of Pathfinder International's Board of Directors.

Prakash Shah

Prakash Shah was the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Iraq. Mr. Shah joined Pathfinder International's board in 1997.

Ronda Stryker

Ronda Stryker's philanthropic interests are focused on the empowerment of women and support of non-traditional student enhancement programs at colleges and universities. She joined Pathfinder International's board in 2009.

Ann Svensén

Ann Svensén is the Secretary General in Individuell Människohjälp, a Swedish 75 year old development organization, with operations in 12 countries.

John Swift

Since the early 1970s, Mr. Swift has been an advocate for women's right to choose and a strong supporter of Planned Parenthood. He supports several family foundations and joined Pathfinder International's board in 1999.

Ralph Tate

Ralph Tate, the board's finance chair, currently manages investment portfolios for high net worth individuals at Norwottuck View Investment Management, LLC. He joined Pathfinder's board in 2009.

Bill Tate

Bill Tate joined the board in 2015.

June Tatelman

June Tatelman has been involved in family planning and health education for many years, having been a counselor for Planned Parenthood of Massachusetts and Preterm of Massachusetts among others. She joined the Pathfinder board in 2008.

Roslyn Watson

Roslyn Watson, Vice Chair of the board, is the President and Founder of Watson Ventures. She joined the board in 2009.

Executive Team

Caroline Crosbie

Caroline is Pathfinder's Senior Vice President. She has expertise in program development and management, and a long and significant career with more than 25 years of experience in international family planning.

Demet Güral

Demet is Pathfinder's Vice President of Technical Strategies. She is a physician and a public health specialist with more than 25 years of experience in sexual and reproductive health programs and primary health care management.

Scott Schroeder

Scott Schroeder

As Pathfinder's Vice President of External Relations, Scott uses his 20+ years of experience to direct Pathfinder’s efforts in resource development, communications, and marketing to maximize outreach to key stakeholders and audiences.

Lee Gelb

Lee Gelb

Lee Gelb is Pathfinder's Vice President of Human Resources. With more than 20 years of business experience—including posts at CARE and Starbucks—and a truly global outlook, Lee has a reputation for an effective leadership style and a lead-by­ example attitude.

Selected staff

Mohamed Ahmed Abou Nar

Mohamed Ahmed Abou Nar is Pathfinder International's Country Representative in Egypt and Senior Advisor for Systems Strengthening.

Tauseef Ahmed

Tauseef Ahmed is Pathfinder International's Country Representative in Pakistan.

Sono Aibe

Sono Aibe is Pathfinder International's Senior Advisor for Strategic Initiatives.

Halida Akhter

Halida Akhter

Halida Akhter is Pathfinder's Bangladesh Country Representative and Chief of Party for the NGO Health Service Delivery Project.

Mengistu Asnake

Mengistu Asnake is Pathfinder International's Country Representative in Ethiopia.

Claire B. Cole

Claire B. Cole is Pathfinder International's Technical Advisor for Program Learning.

Rita Badiani

Rita Badiani is the Director of Pathfinder's Evidence to Action Project.

Marcos Benedetti

Marcos Benedetti is Pathfinder's Technical Advisor for Sexual Health and Rights.

Regina Duarte Benevides de Barros

Regina Duarte Benevides de Barros is Pathfinder International's Senior Youth Advisor for the USAID-funded Evidence to Action Project.

Jodi DiProfio

Jodi DiProfio

Jodi DiProfio is a Director of Program Operations for Pathfinder International.

Maggie Farrand

Maggie Farrand

Maggie Farrand is Pathfinder's Senior Officer of Digital Media.

Colleen Fazio

Colleen Fazio

Colleen is Pathfinder's Communications Officer.

Mahua Heath

Mahua Heath is a Major Gifts Officer for Pathfinder.

Rebecca Herman

Rebecca Herman is a Program Development Officer at Pathfinder International.

Cara Honzak

Cara Honzak

Cara Honzak is Pathfinder International's Senior Technical Advisor for Population, Health, and Environment.

Farouk Muhammad Jega

Farouk Muhammad Jega is Pathfinder's Country Representative in Nigeria.

Roudy Jeune

Roudy Jeune is Pathfinder International's mHealth Advisor in Haiti's southern region.

Mathew Joseph

Mathew Joseph

Mathew Joseph is Pathfinder's Country Representative in India.

Kiki

Kiki Kalkstein

Kiki Kalkstein is Pathfinder's Senior Policy Analyst.

Worknesh Kereta

Worknesh Kereta Abshiro

Worknesh is Pathfinder's Senior Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Advisor in Ethiopia.

Mustafa G. Kudrati

Mustafa G. Kudrati is Pathfinder International's Country Representative in Tanzania.

Sophia Ladha

Sophia Ladha is Pathfinder International's Country Representative in South Africa.

Sarah Lance

Sarah Lance

Sarah Lance is a program officer, supporting Pathfinder’s sexual and reproductive health programs in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan.

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Bao Le Ngoc

Bao Le Ngoc is Pathfinder's Country Representative in Viet Nam.

Candace Lew

Candace Lew

Candace Lew is Pathfinder International’s Senior Technical Advisor for Contraception.

Camille Collins Lovell

Camille Collins Lovell is Pathfinder International's Technical Advisor for Community Engagement.

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Mohammad Murtala Mai

Mohammad Murtala Mai is the Director of Field Support for the Evidence to Action Project.

Justin Maly

Justin Maly

Justin Maly is Pathfinder's Technical Advisor for mHealth.

Cheryl Margoluis

Cheryl Margoluis

Cheryl Margoluis is Pathfinder International's Senior Technical Advisor for Population, Health, and Environment.

Marie-Claude Mbuyi

Marie-Claude Mbuyi is Pathfinder's Technical Director for Reproductive, Maternal, and Newborn Health in the DRC.

Eileen Mokaya

Eileen Mokaya

Eileen Mokaya is Pathfinder's Country Representative in Kenya and Uganda.

Julia Monaghan

Julia Monaghan

Julia is Pathfinder's Technical Advisor for Capacity Building.

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Olivia Moseley

Olivia Moseley is Pathfinder's Technical Advisor for Instructional Design.

Alden Nouga

Alden Nouga is Pathfinder International's Director of Institutional Giving.

Julio Pacca

Julio Pacca is Director of Pathfinder's Technical Services Unit.

Joseph Petraglia

Joseph Petraglia is Pathfinder International's Senior Technical Advisor for Behavior Change.

Minal Rahimtoola

Minal Rahimtoola is Pathfinder International's Technical Advisor for Health System Strengthening.

Miguel Gutierrez Ramos

Miguel Gutierrez Ramos is Pathfinder International's Country Representative in Peru.

Stephen Redding

Stephen Redding

Stephen Redding is Pathfinder’s Senior Advisor for Strategic Initiatives.

Habeeb Salami

Dr. Habeeb Adetunji Salami

Dr. Habeeb Salami is Pathfinder Nigeria's Family Planning & Reproductive Health Project Manager.

Callie Simon

Callie Simon is Pathfinder International's Senior Technical Advisor for Applied Learning in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.

Mahesh

Mahesh Srinivas

Mahesh is Pathfinder's Director of Programs in India.

Kate Stookey

Kate Stookey

Kate Stookey is Pathfinder's Director of Global Communications.

Linda Suttenfield

Linda Suttenfield

Linda Suttenfield is Pathfinder's Senior Manager of Global Communications.

Dorah

Dorah A. Taranta

Dorah A. Taranta is a Project Manager for Pathfinder in Uganda.

Reshma

Reshma Trasi

Reshma Trasi is Pathfinder's Director of Research and Metrics.

Luc Vander Veken

Luc Vander Veken is the Chief of Party for Pathfinder's Strengthening Communities through Integrated Programming (SCIP).

Maren Vespia

Maren Vespia

Maren Vespia is Pathfinder's Content Manager.

Kimberly Waller

Kimberly Waller

Kimberly Waller is the Director of New Business Development at Pathfinder International.

Jennifer Wong

Jennifer Wong

Jennifer is Pathfinder's Director of Development.

Nina Yengo

Nina Yengo

Nina Yengo is Pathfinder Mozambique's Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health Officer.

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