Our Board

Sebastian Maroundit, President and Co-founder
Cashier Trainer/Bookkeeper, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY; Graduate of Monroe Community College

Mathon Noi, Vice President and Co-founder
Financial Analyst, Citicorp, Buffalo, NY; BS Accounting, Niagara University

Judy Schwartz, Chair and Chair, Ambassador Program
Chair, Rochester Interfaith Impact of NYS; Member, Brighton Zoning Board of Appeals;  Retired elementary teacher, Rochester, NY  

James Rees, Treasurer
Retired Engineer, Xerox Corporation, Rochester, NY

Mary Rees, Secretary
Retired Career Counselor, Career Development Services and National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester, NY

Reed Summers, Vice Chair
Attorney, Sutter, Summers & Lydon PC, Webster, NY

Susan McDaniel, Special Projects
Speech-Language Pathologist, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY; former Peace Corps Volunteer, Ecuador

Diane King, Co-Founder and Honorary Board Member
Author, Child of Sand and Water, children’s book about Salva Dutt and Sebastian Maroundit, founders of Water for South Sudan and Building Minds in South Sudan; Retired Learning Specialist and Counselor, Fairport High School, Fairport, NY; former Peace Corps Volunteer, India. 

Advisory Board

Daan Braveman
President, Nazareth College, Pittsford, NY

Kathy Cleary
Analyst, Corporate Executive

Bill Cook

Distinguished Teaching Professor of History at the State University of New York at Geneseo, retired; Founder of Bill Cook Foundation

Deng Mayen Deng
Executive Chief, Mayen-Abun, South Sudan

Mark Hare
Columnist (retired), Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY

Gaven Hurley
Past Governor of Rotary District 7120, Rochester, NY