come HAITI HOPE HOUSE, besides the many benefactors who continue to support our efforts, and to whom we are so grateful, is comprised of a totally volunteer Board of Directors with seven members.
Every one of us will be glad to hear from you and tell you about Haiti Hope House's current work in Haiti, and our dreams for the future. So please contact us anytime and we will do our best to answer your questions, and if we do not have an answer on the spot, you can be sure that we will call you, or e-mail you, back with an answer as soon as possible.
So who are we, and how can you get in touch with us?
First there is Rev. Franck Aguilh, the Chairperson of Haiti Hope House.
Born and raised in Haiti, He has been living in the U.S. for more than
40 years. He is an Elder in Full Connection of the United Methodist Church
and member of the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference. He retired
prematurely from the parish ministry in order to devote himself entirely to
the "Haitian Situation".
has an Electrical Engineering degree and a Master in
Business Administration from the New York Institute of Technology. He has
a Master Certificate in Projet Management from the Stevens Institute of Technology in collaboration with the AT&T School of Business & Technology.
He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
He earned a Master of Divinity degree, Magna Cum Laude,
from Drew University, Madison, New Jersey.
has been traveling a lot to Haiti since the earthquake
and conducting all the training classes.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
(don't forget the "c" in franck
The Vice Chair is Rev. Zacharie Cazeau.
He also was born in Haiti.
He is a United Methodist Pastor, and member of the Greater New
Jersey Annual Conference. He has fourteen years in ministry and
is currently serving at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Rahway.
He can be reached at email@example.com
Dr. Michael Stewart is the Treasurer.
He was born in Jamaica, W. I.
Michael Stewart is an employee of JPMorgan Chase, NY.
He has more than 18 years investment banking experience in fixed income markets.
He is a Certified Lay Speaker in The United Methodist Church and the Youth Director of First United Methodist Church in Montclair, New Jersey where he helps to shape the lives of children for the 21st Century through different methodologies. Mr Stewart also teaches public Speaking at Premiere Dance Theatre in Montclair, NJ.
Mr. Stewart earned a Bachelor degree in Accounting and a MBA degree in Finance both at Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey.
He earned his Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix, Arizona.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Langirene Aguilh, the Secretary,
is the wife of Rev. Aguilh
She was born in Haiti, and has been living in the United States for
thirty four years. She is a Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from
the University of Massassuchetts
, Boston, with a BS in Nursing (BSN)
while living in Boston. She moved to New Jersey in 1990 and attended
Seton Hall University where she earned a Master degree in Nursing
(MSN). She is also a Certified Lay Speaker and a true Prayer Warrior.
She can be reached at email@example.com
Mr. Gregory Harewood is the fifth member of the Board of Directors
He is from Barbedos
, W.I., and another member of the Board with Finances
expertise. Greg is a strong family man, and a respected member of the church
and of the community.
is the Lay Leader of the Gateway North District of
the United Methodist Church. He is the Chair of the Finance Committee
of his local church: St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Montclair, NJ.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Christie Desir is
an inspiring young lady who has devoted her young life to the cause of service and justice.
She has a BS degree from the College of New Jersey (TCNJ). She is also a
graduate of the first class of the United Nations Association of New York
After the 1/12/2010 earthquake, she did translation at the Library of Congress for Seeds for Haiti (MPP); Insteed, and Colorado Haiti Project. She is the web designer for the CELSA Foundation in Haiti and the South Orange Vailsburg United Methodist Church. She has also worked at the Church Center to the United Nations for GBCS in New York.
She was recently transformed by her trip home, to Haiti, last year with the Jenkins/Penn Relief Organization. She served as Executive Assistant to the Country Director and Sean Penn. She has been a panelist for the Links Inc.,
and guest speaker at St. John University. She is also a long time United Nations Association of New York Film Committee member.
She is currently fundraising for her own scholarship endowment for the Haitian Project.
Haiti Hope House is blessed to have her as a member of its Board of Directors.
She can be reached at email@example.com
Marvin Major is
a Minister whom Rev. Aguilh got to know because of their involvement in the ministries of the St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Montclair, NJ, where he had opportunity to preach, and where his wife, the Gospel Singer, Tangy Macon-Major is a member of the Praise Team.
Marvin loves to write and produce gospel songs. His favorite verse is Hebrew 13:8, "Jesus is the same yesterday, today, and for ever." Marvin was moved
by the work of Haiti Hope House and graciously accepted to become a member of the Board of Directors when Rev. Aguilh asked him.
He is a talented producer who soon after joining the Board produced the first HHH benefit Gospel Concert featuring his wife Tangy and her friends.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org