Our People

The key to the success of World Water Relief is an active, committed Board of Directors. By bringing together expertise from the business, financial, governmental and philanthropic communities, World Water Relief benefits from creative and knowledgeable direction. While we rely heavily on Board members and other volunteers to contribute their time and talents, we also have a small but highly accomplished staff who manage to accomplish more than teams many times their size. Our Board makes it possible to commit 100% of all donations to the projects by making personal donations toward administrative functions.

Board of Directors

Kevin Fussell, MD – President
Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine physician, Southeast Georgia Health

Lee Burleson – Immediate Past President
President, Genoa Consulting Partners

Janice Goldman
Operations Supervisor, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Dennis Larry
Partner, Clark, Partington, Hart, Larry, Bond & Stackhouse

Beth McKenzie
Managing Partner, Four Women LLC

Scott Miglin
Pharmacist, Foster’s Pharmacy

Stan Hodges
Partner, PointeNorth Insurance Group

W. Clayton Sparrow – Vice President
Partner, Business Law Group, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Taylor Green – Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer, Thrive Senior Services

Rita Ellis
Managing Partner, Four Women LLC

Jim Maxson
Partner, Insurance and Reinsurance Group, Morris, Manning & Martin

Ben Seidl
Global Supply Chain Analyst, One World Futbol Project

Pam Willoughby
President, Relish Marketing

Jared Fair
Associate, Warren Averett


Donna Peoples 
Executive Director

Steffani Fields
Program Director

Christie Crane
Director of Communications

Vanitha Sivarajan
Sustainability Director

Cortlandt Sener
Project Engineer


Board of Directors Alumni

Mary Plumstead
Bronwyn M. Morgan
Kelly Spires
Stephen Gallant
Kevin Crump
Mike Pertch
Pete Hellebush
Mona Leung
Punita Gandhi
Dr. Mo Baptiste
June Lewis
Dr. Russ Hunt
Melvenia Jefferson Gueye
Dr. Dan Papp

Advisory Council

Daniel Nolan: Mechanical Engineer, Atlanta, GA
David Bruckner: Independent Filmaker, Atlanta, GA
Timothy Douglas: Bilingual Elementary School Teacher, WWR; San Francisco, CA.
Dr. Porter R. Peoples: Director, Green Chemistry Institute; Washington, DC
Sally Platt: Grants Chair, Rotary District 6900, Rotary International; Atlanta, GA
Professor Matthew J. Realff: David Wang Senior Faculty Fellow, Georgia Tech; Atlanta, GA

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