New Board Member Brad Adams (center) with his computer team
Kate and Brad both volunteer on projects in Jamaica and help manage fundraising and technology here at home.
Volunteer Josette, Board Member Derek Bentoff, & New Board Member Kate Wasserman
There are now five Great Shape board members, including Gretchen Lee, Georgene Crowe, and Derek Bentoff. The team hopes to add at least one more in 2009. Co-Founding Board Member, Georgene says, “It’s exciting to see all the growth in our projects in Jamaica. Now we need to expand the leadership team here at home.”
Board Members Georgene Crowe & Gretchen Lee
Executive Director Joe Wright
Executive Director, Joe Wright led this year’s board retreat. The team strategized goals for 2009, including expansion of the literacy empowerment project, SuperKids and the dental project, 1000 Smiles. Corporate sponsorships, building the list of volunteers, and a new Eye Care Project are also in the works. “We are all looking forward to an awesome year and we’re enthusiastic about the opportunities that lie ahead!”