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

Board of Directors

(two rows, from left to right)

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

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

Steering Team

(as pictured from left to right)

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

not pictured: Elaine Sauer

International Team

Paul Osei Yeboah

Regional Director, Ghana

Alex Samwel

Regional Director, Tanzania

Navy Chann

HOPE Partner, Cambodia