Our Board

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Board President, Director — Brian Willis

Brian Willis began researching the public health impact of child sex trafficking in 1990 at the same time he joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) where he worked on HIV laws and policies, tuberculosis, and immunizations. In 2002 he co-authored the first study to estimate the global public health impact of sex trafficking of children.

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Natalie Chambers, Co-Director Our Mothers House, Portland

Board member, Co-Director for Our Mother’s House — Natalie Chambers, MA, MHP, LMHC

Natalie Chambers is a Portland, Ore. native who received her Master of Arts in Counseling from Multnomah University and her bachelor’s degrees in political science, and journalism and communication, with an emphasis in public relations from the University of Oregon.

Natalie has worked in community mental health and outpatient counseling centers, working primarily with women and women’s issues. She recently began her own practice in Camas, Washington.

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Carrie Burgess, Programming and Outreach Advisor | Global Health PromisBoard member, Programming and Outreach Advisor — Carrie Burgess

Carrie Burgess served as a United States Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay from 2013 to 2016. In her first two years, she worked at the grassroots level as a Community Health volunteer in a rural community. She led reproductive health programming at the local schools and worked with local stakeholders to develop projects that targeted the social determinants of health in the community.

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Betsy Chandler, Treasurer of the Board, Global Health PromiseBoard Treasurer, Betsy Chandler

Betsy Chandler a has a Master’s Degree in reading education from the State University of New York at Albany (SUNY) and a Masters in social work and social research from Bryn Mawr College where she focused on research, advocacy and program development.

In 1992 she founded and was president of a transitional housing program for homeless women and children in Chester County, Pennsylvania, and was the Executive Director from 1997 to 1999.

Most recently she has tutored adjudicated teenage boys at a wonderful not-for-profit home and school in Coatesville, PA.

 

Ann Todd, Board Secretary, Global Health PromiseBoard Secretary, Ann Todd

Anne Todd served as a Peace Corps Health Educator in Togo, West Africa from 1968-70. She also volunteered with the Peace Corps Crisis Corps assisting Hurricane Katrina evacuees.

Appalled by seeing village newborns dying of umbilical tetanus, she initiated a program of tetanus immunizations for pregnant mothers, anticipating by twenty years the World Health Organization’s global campaign.

Owner of a design and photography firm, she has a BFA in photography and has been teaching and administering art programs at the secondary and college levels for over forty years. She was president of her school districts’ education association.

Mother of an adult son and three step-daughters, she resides outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.