william.holbrook (at) ccih.org
William Holbrook serves as CCIH Executive Director. He has had an extensive career in the healthcare industry where he served as a hospital executive and cofounder of two companies. Bill began his career in the global health and development arena in 1993 when he began work with ADRA International as Director of the USAID-funded food umbrella in Sudan and went on to serve as Haiti Country Director from 1996 to 1999. His development career includes service at World Vision International, Mercy Corps, CHF International, and the International Relief & Development Organization.
Bill has led and managed multiple partners in large complex umbrella grants and developed systems for monitoring and evaluating program results and effectiveness. His cross-cultural management experience includes significant tenures in Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, the Caribbean and the former Soviet Union. Bill also has emergency response and disaster mitigation experience in complex environments.
mona.bormet (at) ccih.org
Mona Bormet, MPH, CHES serves as Program Director for CCIH, currently managing grants focused on family planning and nutrition. Mona organizes and implements CCIH’s annual conference and advocacy day, in addition to Capitol Hill briefings and CCIH’s involvement in global health coalitions. Previously, Mona served as Advocacy Program Specialist for the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum where she focused on national policy efforts to improve data collection and analysis for Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations, efforts to collect and share individual’s health care stories in the policy arena, and facilitated advocacy trainings. Mona has an MPH from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and a BS from Illinois State University.
randall.cook (at) ccih.org
Randall Cook serves as Operations Officer. Randall has responsibility for accounting and financial reporting and membership services. Most recently, Randall taught business courses at Washington Bible College in Lanham, Md. and also served as director of operations at the college. He has worked as a business and financial administrator in previous positions and his background includes extensive information technology experience.
Randall has a Master in Business Administration from the University of Cambridge in England, a Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies from Columbia International University in South Carolina and a Bachelors in Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
kathy.erb (at) ccih.org
Kathy Erb serves as Communications Manager for CCIH. She manages the organization’s website, social media efforts, newsletter and media relations efforts. She also supports CCIH’s grant-funded efforts to raise awareness of the importance of global health programs. Kathy began working with CCIH in 2012 on a series of outreach pieces to communicate the positive impact of family planning programs on the health of women, children and families. Before joining the staff at CCIH, she worked with IMA World Health on the development of sermon guides to help spiritual leaders in developing nations communicate healthy practices to their communities. Kathy has an MBA from the University of Maryland and a BA from the University of Virginia.
kathryn.parker (at) ccih.org
Kathryn Parker joined the staff of CCIH in February 2017 as Project Coordinator to support the organization’s grants focused on different aspects of international family planning and nutrition/food security: advocacy in the US (through university engagement), advocacy in Africa, and engaging religious leaders in family planning. Most recently, Kathryn spent 10 years on staff at The Fall Church Anglican in the Discipleship and Outreach Department. She worked primarily with the outreach and mission programs, both locally and globally. Prior to that, she worked in Washington, DC on Capitol Hill both in a Congressional office and in grassroots and advocacy with a trade organization. Kathryn earned her BA in Political Science from Rhodes College and her MA in Spiritual and Pastoral Care from Loyola University. She is excited to be in a role where she will be able to draw from both of her degrees, and each of her previous work experiences.
Member Relations and Conference Coordinator
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Chere Williams serves as the Member Relations and Conference Coordinator for CCIH. She is responsible for supporting current and prospective CCIH members and affiliates through relationship building. She also coordinates the operations of the CCIH conference, particularly with respect to logistics, vendor management, registration, scheduling, and administration. Prior to joining CCIH, Chere was a Volunteer Relations Manager with ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership where she managed a number of committees and section councils. She also has extensive experience in volunteer, membership, event, and account management along with online community building through her positions at AIIM: Association for Information and Image Management, AHIP: America’s Health Insurance Plans, and the National Alliance of Black School Educators. Chere is a Christian parenting blogger and has a BA in Psychology from Carlow University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Executive Director Emeritus
martinrs (at) aol.com
Ray Martin serves as Executive Director Emeritus for Christian Connections for International Health. He served as Executive Director from 2000 to 2014. He has 45 years experience as an international development and public health specialist managing the design, implementation and evaluation of large health and population programs. In a 25-year career with USAID, he was chief of the Health, Population, and Nutrition offices in Zaire, Pakistan, and Cameroon.He also served in Ghana and Morocco with USAID. From 1992 he worked several years on African programs as a public health specialist at the World Bank.
Ray Martin’s international career began as a Mennonite volunteer in community development in Somalia and in refugee development in Tanzania. He has a B.A. in economics from Goshen College, Indiana, an MPH degree from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He is fluent in French. In October 2012, Ray Martin received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Health Section of the American Public Health Association and in September 2013, he received the Johns Hopkins University Knowledge for the World award for alumni who exemplify the Johns Hopkins tradition of excellence.