BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

James and Christy Harrington

James and Christy Harrington

James and Christy have given the whole of themselves to build a bridge of relationship between Uganda and the United States. James directs all aspects of UWP while Christy gives her time toward growing her successful home business and supporting the daily workings of UWP.  She has a heart of compassion, a love of foreign culture and a fearless desire to help the poor.  They are raising 3 lovely daughters in Bloomfield NY.

Derek and Heidi Levendusky

Derek and Heidi Levendusky

A seasoned world traveler, musician and pastor, Derek Levendusky has a heart to reach people with a message of love and grace. He has been a part of Ugandan Water Project from it’s inception and continues to support the project through on-going relationship in Uganda and as an active board member. Heidi’s background in music, dairy farming and professional parenting has equipped her well for the seemingly chaotic environment of working in Africa. Heidi’s compassionate honesty is invaluable to the work we do. Derek and Heidi live in Avon NY with their 4 girls and 2 boys.

David and Jessica Crognale

David and Jessica Crognale

Artists, in the true sense of the term, David and Jessica view life through the lens of visual story tellers. David has been a computer animator and virtual conquistador with Animusic, and Jessica lends her creative spark to a number of things in their community but primarily to raising their family. The Crognale’s attention to detail and out-of-the-box creativity have brought great ideas to the Ugandan Water Project.

Steve and Susan VonBerg

Steve and Susan VonBerg

An entrepreneur at heart, Steve has a passion for helping to establish new businesses and organizations. He describes his first trip to Uganda as a “cardio conversion” which opened his heart to an entirely new world. Suzanne’s background in marketing combined with her passion for people helps UWP craft relevant message as we connect here at home. The VonBergs reside in Honeoye Falls, NY where they are kept busy with four children.