Jon joined the Board of Directors in January 2014. He lived and worked in the small village of Périgban, Burkina Faso for over 2 years with the PeaceCorps. During his time there, he worked in the areas of girls education and environment. Jon brings this experience to the team and helps us ensure that our projects are socially and culturally appropriate.
Jon is currently Director of Admissions at the Maine College of Art. He stays actively involved in West Africa by educating students in the U.S. about Burkina and assisting other organizations focused on women's rights in the region.