Promise for Haiti works hand-in-hand with the Comite Bienfaisance de Pignon (CBP) to make our mission a reality. Promise for Haiti is responsible for fundraising, coordinating trips for teams of volunteers to work in Pignon, public relations, as well as collaborating with CBP to plan strategically for the future.  Our boards are comprised of volunteer members only.

Promise for Haiti Board of Directors

Guy Théodore MD, FACS - (Pignon, Haiti) Founder - 

Omer L. Shedd, MD, FACC, FHRS (Charlotte, NC) President -

Doug Grunder (Mt. Vernon, IA) - Vice President

Keith Gunter (Charlotte, NC) - Treasurer - 

Che Hooks (Gastonia, NC) - Secretary

Sue Ishee (Nashville, TN)

Joel Harris, MD (Summit, WI)

Marie-Adele Romelus (Pignon, Haiti) -

Advisory Board

Rev. Walter (Bubba) Smith (Hot Springs, AR) - past President
Siri Fiebiger MD, MPH (St Paul, MN) - past President
Jim Birong DDS (Carrollton, OH)
Larry Madole (Johnston, Iowa)
Evelyne Moise, MD (Port au Prince, Haiti)
Rev. David Broyles (Kettering, OH)
Luiguy J. Massanga (Kings Mountain, NC)
Michael Gasser, MD (Bloomington, IN)
Ron Nomeland (Fargo, ND)
Rev. David Ruehr (Maumelle, AR)

Comité Bienfaisance de Pignon Directors

Dr. Guy Théodore - Founder & Field Director
Marie-Adele Romelus - Deputy Field Director
Fr. Romel Eustache - President
Evelyne Moiose, MD - Vice President

Henri Clowde Crepin - Asst. Vice President
Obercio Bell - Treasurer
John Constantine
Cleguy Colas
Jean Jumeau Batsch, MD
Emmanuel Sylvestre
Elusma Desuis
Ernest Noel
Louidestine Constantin
Joseph Smith

Executive Director

Bill DeJong (Libson, IA) 

Business Administrator 

Ashley Bruce (Belmont, NC) 
615-864-0818 | Ext 0

Director of H.E.L.P. (Haitian Education & Literacy Program) & Health Partners

Megan Traxel (Ames, IA) 
615-864-0818 | Ext 2



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