Board of Directors

Catherine Parrill

Founder and CEO, Creative Exchanges Initiative

“I believe that we can create a more just and equitable world, honor human dignity, and find solutions to the problems of poverty if we start...

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Rodolphe Eloi

CEI Senior Advisor

Rodolphe Eloi is a founding member of the CEI Board of Directors and, as Senior Advisor, oversees its programs in Haiti. Msr. Eloi lives in...

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Maggie Wade Johnston

McDowell Director of Educational Programming

Maggie Johnston is the Director of Educational Programming at Camp McDowell. She taught junior high science at the Alabama School for the Deaf....

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Norly Germain, PhD

Adjunct Professor, JWU and URI

Dr. Norly Germain is an Adjunct Professor at Johnson and Wales University in Providence campus and the University of Rhode Island. Born and raised...

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Shelly Mize, PhD

Superintendent, Tarrant City Schools

Dr. Shelly Mize, first runner-up for Superintendent of the Year in Alabama in 2014, is known for her commitment to innovative and effective...

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Paul Morin

ALACN Statewide Coordinator

Paul Morin works with the Truman Pierce Institute of the College of Education at Auburn University.  In his role, he supports the Alabama...

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Margaret Pittenger

Partner and Physical Therapist, Embody Practice Center

Margaret Pittenger graduated from Physical Therapy school in 1970 from Wayne State University with a B.S. degree in Physical Therapy. She then...

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CREATING SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMIC CHANGE

CEI’s Haitian and American leaders have been working together for over 25 years.