Our Team

Haiti Missionaries

The Neptunes

Frentz and Mallery Neptune are the founders and directors of HFAP.  They live in Haiti with their young son, and oversee all of HFAP’s operations and programs.  You can keep up with the current happenings in Haiti by following Mallery’s blog: www.haitifoundationagainstpoverty.blogspot.com

    Board Members

      Keith Thurlow

      Keith has served on the board of directors since 2007.  He is the current chair on the board of directors and also oversees all construction and maintenance projects.  He is an entrepreneur and CEO of Vern’s Electric Service and Energy Management Consulting in Midland, MI.

          Mallery Neptune

          Mallery Neptune has served on the board of directors since founding HFAP in 2007.

              Mike Zimmerman

              Mike Zimmerman  is a CPA and business consultant at YEO & YEO in Midland, Michigan.  He has been HFAP’s accountant and served on the board as treasurer since 2007.

                  Gail McGee

                  Gail serves on the board of directors and is chair of our medical missions committee.  Gail prepares and leads all medical mission teams and has been serving with HFAP since 2009.

                      Tim Dyer

                      Tim has served as a board member since 2013.  He is the president of Advanced Finishing Technologies.

                          Jen Haefeli

                          Jen is a wife, mother, artist and lover of Haiti. Haiti and her precious people have a very special place in her heart. She is deeply committed to work to create new opportunities for growth and development. Petit Petit! Bondye Bon!

                              Thomas Sudyk,CEO

                              EC Group International, Inc
                              Grand Rapids, Michigan
                              Tom and Lynda are owners of EC Group International a software development company with offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Chennai, India. They have a passion for helping the poor and disabled to live fuller lives and embrace the love God has for them.

                                Program Volunteers

                                Diane Lenox

                                Child Sponsorship Director

                                Diane serves as HFAP’s child sponsorship director.  She frequently visits Haiti leading teams and interacting with our sponsored children.

                                  Marilyn Strobel

                                  Advocacy Director

                                  Marilyn promotes and sells our Gift of Hope products.  She also serves as our medical missions coordinator for dental teams.  She fell in love with Haiti and HFAP on her first trip in 2013.

                                    Administrative Help

                                    Marci Thurlow

                                    Office Manager

                                    Marci is HFAP’s office manager.  She handles HFAP’s communications and administrative responsibilities stateside.  She frequently travels to Haiti to visit her daughter, son-in-law, and grandson.  (The Neptunes)  Haiti has captured her heart and been part of her life since Mallery’s very first trip in 2003.