Executive Board

Alison Hayward Alison Hayward, MD, MPH, Chair of the Board – Alison works as an emergency medicine physician at Yale University School of Medicine/Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. 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. She has also served as a member of the board of trustees of the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations – USA.

Email: alison ( at ) ugandavillageproject.org

Winnie Sabbat, Treasurer – Winnie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and is currently pursing a MBA at 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 non-profits focused around public health to developing countries. Born and raised in Haiti, Winnie currently lives in Mount Vernon, New York.

Email: Winnie ( at ) ugandavillageproject.org

Brian Ourien Brian Ourien, Marketing & Communications Chair– 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 recently relocated to New York.

Email: brian ( at ) ugandavillageproject.org

Nathan Tauger Nathan Tauger, Grants Chair– Nathan served as a Healthy Villages intern in Kasambiika 1 during the summer of 2013. He has degrees in Biology and History of Science from Vassar College and an interest in public health. Nathan is from West Virginia.

Email: nathan ( at ) ugandavillageproject.org

Dick Schroth 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 ) ugandavillageproject.org

chelsea-photo Chelsea Powell, Internships Chair – Chelsea is currently a medical student at the Medical School for International Health.  After graduating from Cornell University she worked in wildlife biology before turning her focus to medicine and global health.  Chelsea was a UVP Monitoring and Evaluation intern team leader in 2014 and is excited to return to UVP as a board member

Email: internships ( at ) ugandavillageproject.org

Alicia Majeau Alicia Majeau, 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. With a background in cell & molecular biology, Alicia’s interests lie in combining molecular approaches of disease control with real, hands-on public health intervention. She currently resides in Worcester, MA, and is professionally involved in the clinical aspect of health, working at UMASS Medical Center.

Email: alicia ( at ) ugandavillageproject.org

 

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

 

Email the executive board at info@ugandavillageproject.org