Myriam Jeannis, President
Ms. Jeannis has extensive program management skills and experience having served as the President of the Haitian American Student Association of UMass Dartmouth for two consecutive years. In her time at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, she received a number of awards including Women of the Year Award 2009 and 2011, Women’s Resource Center Outstanding Award 2010, The Donald C. Howard Student Leadership Award 2010, Pillar of the Community and Student Affairs Unsung Hero Award and she also was an outstanding member of the Pi Delta Phi. She served as a Residential Assistant for two years and Assistant Residential Director for one year at UMass Dartmouth. Ms. Jeannis has demonstrated foresight, charisma and unmoved compassion to contribute towards changing lives of marginalized women and underprivileged children in Haiti.
O’Mara A. Campbell, Secretary
Mrs. Campbell assumes the position of General Secretary at Partners for Change. Before joining Partners for Change, Inc. Mrs. Campbell served as a Residential Assistant for 4 years at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where she assumed responsibilities for more than 30 students each year. She was the secretary of the Haitian American Student Association of UMass Dartmouth for 2 years. Mrs. Campbell holds a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She works presently as an Engineer at Eversouce Energy and has been employed by the utility company for roughly 8 years.
Sondy Jean, Volunteer
Prior to joining Partners for Change, Mr. Jean served on the board of the People of African Descent Association, National Society Black Engineers. He was a valued contributor to the summer volunteering trips to Haiti to provide assistance to children and families in need during his time at the UMass Dartmouth Campus. Mr. Jean hold a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
Roland Joseph, Community Liaison/Volunteer Coordinator
Mr. Joseph is a Ph.D. student in Conflict Analysis and Resolution at Nova Southeastern University. He obtained his Master of Arts in Peace and Conflict Studies at UMass Lowell. Roland Joseph volunteered for almost 10 years as a trainer in nonviolence, leadership and conflict resolution theory at Centre Caraïbéen pour la Non-violence Globale et le Développement Durable (CCNGD) in Haiti. He has trained many people in many regions of Haiti such as Gonaives, Saint Marc, Jacmel, Savanette and Port-au-Prince and so on. In October 2013, he moved to the U.S. and has been actively involved in the Haitian community of Boston by providing free consultation to many non-profit organizations.