Meet our Board

Our board and volunteers exemplify all of the qualities that make our Non-Profit Organization extraordinary: integrity, expertise, and a commitment to humanity.

Florence Allbaugh BSEd Sciences, MAEDCI
Founder & President

Motivational teacher, leader, advisor and civil rights advocate. My expertise includes program development, diversity training, and implementation. I have been leading teams to provide integral care and resources in life saving healthcare, education, dental & WASH solutions.
Dr Ann Farash, M.D, FAAP
Medical Director

I am a retired Colonel from the United States Air Force. I currently serve as a pediatrician at Hendersonville Pediatric.

I volunteer my support as a Physician, as the Florence Nightingale Global Health Medical Director.

I had the honor to serve on the 2013 Open Heart Mission in Manila, and also in the 2015, 2016, and 2018 Pambujan, Northern Samar, Philippines missions with Florence Nightingale Global Health.
Dr Kay Danes, OAM, MA, PhD (Law & Justice)
Business and Marketing Director

I have been a humanitarian for many years. In my role for FNGH, I am responsible for the design and implementation of comprehensive business and marketing strategies to create global awareness for the organization's humanitarian programs, contingency planning and business continuity.
Reid Perkins, MBA
Business Development Director

Connecting local and international entrepreneurs to global growth opportunities in and between the organization and its partners.
Angel Nieto Perez
Mission Operations Director

I am an aeronautical engineer and work as an Air Traffic Controller for the Government of Mexico. I proudly support Rotary International as the Foundation Director of the Rotary E-Club of Global Trekkers. I coordinate FNGH missions in Mexico, bringing dental care to remote villages in my country.
Douglas Payne
Information Technology & Website Director

Engaging in a typical small-talk conversation with the person sitting next to me on a flight, I had no idea my Life had changed in that instance.
Florence has taught me by example how to serve those in need. I am blessed to be a part of this.

In this role I oversee website and use of technologies, group planning for our web presence and future growth.
Sunil Kashyap, DDS
Dental Director

I was educated at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill NC. I am a Doctor of Dental Surgery. I love working with the FNGH and making a real difference to the lives of others!
Paul Coles, PA
Medical and Emergency Response Director

I served as a combat medic in the United States Army for 6 years and completed 2 combat missions in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom where I was injured by a blast from an improvised explosive device.

I was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and grew up in the suburbs with my father, a commercial beekeeper, and mother, a special education teacher. I am currently pursuing my Master's Degree in International Real Estate.

I live in Miami, Florida.
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Meet our Volunteers

Lea Rose Allbaugh

I graduated from University of North Carolina Charlotte with a B.A. in Communications Studies and Dance, Performance (Cum Laude). In my role with FNGH, I am responsible for international media and public relations, developing communication strategies and tactics, and cross-cultural communication.
Karen McEverett
Dr Paul Onnink
I retired from the USAF as a Colonel in 2005. I reside in Western North Carolina and pursue my passions for carpentry, cycling, and mushroom foraging.

I am concerned about the people of North Samar (Philippines), particularly the challenges they face regarding access to water, sanitation, dental care and basic hygienic items like soap, toothbrushes and toothpaste.
Neil Gavino, RN

I am currently completing my medical degree to become a Doctor.
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