We rely on a committed group of Advisory Council members to guide us. We are so thankful for their contributions!
Miles Nthele - Zambia Coordinator
Miles is a native born Zambian from Lusaka. He is a humanitarian and musician. His music studio, African Beats Production in Lusaka, encourages local musicians with positive messages. He is married and has two children. He organizes distribution to the Zambian orphanage school Front Gate and is an all around upbeat and helpful person.
Padam Narayan Giri - India Advisor
Padam Ji has directed programs in India to feed homeless and disabled people in Haridwar, India where he has helped to feed between 50 and 100 people per day. He also coordinated distribution of white canes for the blind in India. He currently lives in Himachal Pradesh and taught Yoga through our live online program for Afghanistan, "Inner Peace for World Peace."
Judith Trustone - Kindness Ambassador. Judith leads the Global Kindness Revolution which distributes Kindness cards and requests that we "Be Kind all the Time". She is the author of several books including "Celling America's soul" and is currently working on a new book. www.trustonekindness.com
Fred Munzert - Delaware Spokesperson
Fred is owner of the Milton Theatre in Milton, Delaware and of the Premiere Center for the Arts. Fred hosted "Night in Nepal" - a musical fundraiser to benefit SRKF. Fred is a performer and voice instructor and has numerous other talents. www.pcade.com
Sarita Sahi - Nepali Music Programs
Sarita is an award winning Nepali folksinger and advocate for music education. She volunteers in SRKF's Music and Art Outreach programs. She is the winner of the 2014 Nepal "Image Award" for her album.
Charito Calvachi-Mateyko - South American Advisor
Charito serves on the Delaware Governor's Board for Hispanic Relations and is president of the Latino Initiative on Restorative Justice. SRKF has worked with and supported Charito's "Healing Historic Harms" workshops. www.latinoinitiative-restorativejustice.org
In loving memory of Adele Foerter - Library and Literacy Programs
Adele was an experienced librarian who worked in New Jersey and Maryland. She was a long time volunteer for the Food Pantry and became a certified English instructor late in life. She was a life long supporter and advocate for the Shauna Rose Kaufman Foundation. She is missed.
We are a volunteer board of dedicated and compassionate individuals. Shauna's mother Amy leads the way with her keen understanding of how to help others through sustainable programs. With her guidance, the board efficiently and economically uses your donations to create good in the world, one project at a time, and only through hand to hand service..
Ram Krishna Sahi
Amy has a background in agriculture and animal science, receiving her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland. She worked for Delmarva Environmental as a biologist for many years. She completed the master's coursework at University of Delaware. Amy ran an arts business for 30 years and participated for 13 years in the Southern Delaware Artists Studio tour where she was one of a two person committee that organized and made recommendations for “Art in the Hat”, an artist generated fundraiser that donated thousands of dollars for public school art programs each year.
She has long been an avid teacher, both paid and unpaid, leading programs in public schools on Math 24, Meaningful Economics, Rocket Launch, Colonial Days, teaching for the Rehoboth Art League, and was an Odyssey of the Mind Coach. She has worked in all aspects of the theatre; directing, stage management, set design, and even acted a time or two. Amy was an invited participant in a dialogue trip to Turkey, she has traveled to Suriname, and worked in Mexico developing a program to benefit Mexican farmers. Amy has spent years teaching in impoverished schools abroad. She is a past president of the Coalition for Tolerance and Justice.
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