Kim Lomax, MPA, Board Chairperson – Kim has volunteered with UVP since 2014: first as a grant writer and editor, then as Chair of the Grants Committee, and now as Board Chair.  She is an experienced nonprofit development manager, grant writer, and project manager. While completing her MPA, she developed a service-learning program that matched graduate students with international development NGOs.  She now runs a small business with her husband. When she is not volunteering with UVP, you can find her planning trips with her family, hiking in the Pacific Northwest, or training for another triathlon. She lives in Portland, Oregon. Email: Kim ( at )

Alison Hayward, MD, MPH, Assistant Board Chair & Co-Founder – Alison works as an emergency medicine physician at Brown University Emergency Medicine in Providence, Rhode Island. She has been involved in Uganda Village Project as co-founder since its inception in 2003 and served as director and assistant director from 2005 to 2013. Email: Alison ( at )

Stephanie Kaye, MBA, Co-Treasurer – Stephanie has spent the past decade working and volunteering with a variety of non-profit organizations.  She spent many years as the Financial Director of Street Kids International based in London, UK before relocating to America with her husband’s job.  Whilst in Utah, she joined the boards of both the local ski and lacrosse organizations. She has an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Manitoba.  She currently lives with her husband, three children, and two dogs in Verbier, Switzerland.  She is an outdoor enthusiast and triathlete in her spare time! Email: SKaye (at)

Winnie Sabbat, MBA, Co-Treasurer – Winnie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and an MBA from Fordham University. Her professional experience includes working in finance-focused roles in the last 10 years at various creative agencies. She has a deep passion for social impact, particularly working with nonprofits focused around public health to developing countries. Born and raised in Haiti, Winnie currently lives in Mount Vernon, New York. Email: Winnie ( at )

Rachel Piontak, MA, Internship Chair – Rachel served on the Orphan Support Team in 2006 and from this experience, went on to pursue her Master’s in International Development from the University of Cape Town. Her research focused on mobile-based agricultural initiatives for small-scale farming in northern and western Uganda. She completed her graduate degree in 2012 and currently works as an Academic Coach for engineering students at the University of Arkansas in the hilly and green Fayetteville, Arkansas. Email: Internships (at)

Dick Schroth, IT Officer– Dick is the founder and president of Schroth Systems Consulting and has been developing custom database applications for the last 30+ years. He graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in Economics in 1971. He lives with his wife, Linda in Connecticut and has three children (Alison, Jon, and Brian), and four young grandchildren. He has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity and Big Brothers and spent a month in Iganga, Uganda in 2009 volunteering with UVP. When he is not working, you will probably find him biking, hiking or playing tennis. Email: Dick ( at )

Carey Walovich, MPH, Grants Chair – Carey is a grants and program management professional. She previously worked with the Fistula Foundation to improve access to obstetric fistula repair surgery throughout Africa and Southeast Asia and with the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Research in Bangladesh to track the country’s cesarean delivery trends. While completing her MPH from the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA, she led the grassroots organization Creating Space, to create safe lactation spaces in public universities. She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Alicia Majeau, MSc, Member-at-Large – Alicia served as a Healthy Villages summer intern with UVP in 2011 and returned to Iganga District in the summer of 2012 as a team leader. Following her experiences with UVP, she went on to receive her Master’s of Science from Johns Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health and is currently pursuing a PhD in Tropical Medicine at Tulane University. With this background in molecular microbiology, Alicia’s interests lie in combining laboratory-based approaches of disease control with hands-on public health interventions. Email: Alicia ( at )

Brian Ourien, Member-at-Large – Brian is a communications specialist who previously worked at International Justice Mission in Uganda where he led public information campaigns and high-level advocacy engagement to galvanize community leaders, the police force, and the judiciary to stop forcible eviction and land grabbing in Uganda. He currently resides in New York City. Email: Brian (at)

Stephanie Ullrich, MPA, Member-at-Large – Stephanie is passionate about the intersection between food security, forced migration, livelihoods, and innovation. She is a results-oriented development practitioner with experience working internationally and in the U.S., with multilaterals, government agencies, universities, and nonprofits. She recently worked with the United Nations migration agency IOM, the U.S. Congress on agriculture and oversight, and with United Nations Development Programme supporting environment and disaster risk reduction projects. Stephanie is currently a USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Fellow. Email: Stephanie ( at )

Project Co-Founders: Brent Anderson, Kirk Scirto, Alison Schroth Hayward

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