Lynn has spent over 25 years focused on development in Africa beginning right out of college in the Peace Corps in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Her experience includes work with NGO’s, the private sector and the US government. She is passionate about gender equality and ensuring that no one is left behind in accessing sustainable and affordable basic services. Lynn is currently the CEO of a non-profit, Thrive Networks which specializes in providing last mile distribution of water and sanitation services in South East Asia.
Robyn Davis SekulaChair of US Board of Trustees
In her working life, Robyn Davis Sekula is Vice President of Communications and Marketing for the Presbyterian Foundation in the Louisville, Ky., area. She oversees strategic communications from the Foundation to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s two million members. She has worked as a communications and marketing consultant for non-profit organizations and businesses and also as a journalist and writer. She joined the US Board of Trustees in 2015, visiting farmers in western Kenya in 2017 and Rwanda in 2019. She lives in New Albany, Indiana, with her husband and three daughters.
Mirzamurat Khojamuratov is a non-profit management professional with more than 15 years of experience working with various international organizations in Africa and Asia. His expertise is in finance and operations management. Currently he is a Senior Finance Officer with International Rescue Committee, based in New York.
Elzadia Washington is a retired Senior Foreign Service Officer who served for more than thirty years with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). She has hands-on experience and knowledge of sustainable development. Ms. Washington is currently the owner and operator of the Vera Heritage Farm, LLC producing naturally-grown vegetables in rural Arkansas.
The Reverend Amy C. Gopp serves as the first female senior pastor in the history of the Kent United Church of Christ in Kent, Ohio. Prior to joining the Kent UCC, Amy served as a global activist and peacemaker.A passionate activist for gender justice and girls and women’s education and empowerment, Gopp is one of the key founding leaders of the interfaith We Will Speak Out U.S. coalition and campaign to end sexual and gender-based violence
Angela Trumbaturi is a digital marketing professional who specializes in start-up and growth focused organisations. Her non-profit background includes work within the Lake Atitlan communities of Guatemala where she has contributed to education and economic development for the past few years.
Glenn Rogers is a cattle veterinarian and rancher from Aledo, Texas. His experience has including owning and operating two rural veterinary practices, serving as an associate professor at North Carolina State University and working as a technical veterinarian and senior manager for Pfizer Animal Health. Glenn currently is a full-time rancher and is serving as President of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
McGrath Thomas has more than 30 years of experience in international development and providing transformational leadership to international organisations. As U.S Peace Corps Country Director in three Africa countries she managed the country program supporting health and HIV/AIDS, educations, economic development, water and sanitation and youth development.
Paul qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young before spending over 20 years in international business. During this time he developed partnerships in a number of different countries whilst leading an international publisher. He lived and volunteered with an international NGO in Mozambique for a year and joined Send a Cow in 2013. Paul is also a Trustee of Development Initiatives.
Peter has over 30 years of commercial and private equity experience in the UK and Africa.
He works with impact investors in sub-Saharan Africa and tutors on the Oxford Impact Investment Programme where he is an associate fellow at Said Business School.
Andre NsengiyumvaUS Trustee
Andre has more than 15 years of experience in international development with NGOs, working both in humanitarian response and in the development sectors. Andre is not new to the Send a Cow family, having been the Country Director in Rwanda and Burundi before joining his family in Canada. Currently, he is completing a Career Bridging course on Leadership and Management program at Collège Boréal, Canada.
Robyn Davis Sekula Chair