Get HOPE Global exists because of the dedicated volunteers and part-time staff that passionately care about encouraging, equipping, and empowering women and girls. Our leadership team is rooted in the United States and extends to local leaders in other countries.

United States Team

Founders and Board of Directors

(two rows, from left to right)

Front Row: Cathy Simmonds – Co-Founder, Susan Florentine – Co-Founder, Ruth Craig – Founder, Fran Donnithorne – Co-Founder

Back Row: Julie Melton – Executive Director, Sarah Shepherd Browning – Board Chair, Charlie Brown, Rick Judy, Joan Burkett

Not pictured: Dave den Otter, Tonya Milligan

Steering Team

(as pictured from left to right)

Beth Ratzlaff, Chrissia Bahl, Vicki Keller, Julie Melton, Karen Suchomel, Cassie Kimbriel, Michelle Baylor

Not pictured: Jacquie den Otter, Elaine Sauer

International Team

Paul Osei Yeboah

Regional Director, Ghana

Alex Samwel

Regional Director, Tanzania

Navy Chann

HOPE Partner, Cambodia