John a US Army war veteran served his country for eight years, including 2 deployments to Iraq. After being honorably discharged he completed a degree in Aeronautics and trained to be a Commercial Pilot and CFI (Certified Flight Instructor) in Charlotte, NC.
During the last 8 years John has traveled to 6 countries transporting medical supplies to medical facilities and volunteering his time to help improve global health.
When John is not flying in the Middle East he lives in Ecuador with his wife and 4 wonderful children. It was the homebirths of his 3 children that opened his eyes to the importance of compassionate care during birth.
Alyssa, a Licensed Midwife, has had the privilege of attending over 700 birthing women. She is instructional faculty at a Medical University where she provides the PA students with Maternity/Women’s Health clinical rotations and education. She is also a guest lecturer for several other Medical school residency programs and is a registered preceptor for multiple Midwifery education and certification programs.
She is married and a mother to 4 amazing children. Alyssa enjoys health/medical related humanitarian work, teaching pregnancy, birth and lactation related courses globally and she is also currently completing a Postgraduate program in International Midwifery and Maternal Child Health and a Masters Degree in Public Health with Maternal Child Health specialization.
Heather has worked as a secretary for her husband's business for the last 30 years. Homeschooling mother of 5 beautiful adult daughters, Heather has devoted her life to loving and serving her family. In her spare time Heather enjoys spending time with her 7 grandchildren, baking and chocolate making. Heather's love for children and babies drives her passion to help New Life provide safe and compassionate care in low resource areas.
Carissa, a New Life board member and volunteer Midwife, is a Certified and Licensed Midwife from the United States. She has also worked in multiple home birth and birth center practices throughout the world. Carissa works on the ground for New Life each year in 3 month rotations. Carissa holds many other certifications that include: Doula, First Responder and Breastfeeding Specialist.
Claudin, born and raised in Haiti has spent the last 9 years working with birth centers to improve maternity care in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. He is married and is the father to two wonderful boys and one beautiful daughter. He feels privileged that he was able to witness the labor and birth of his second and third child in a midwife run birth center. His compassionate heart and love for his family is what drives him to work for New Life. He enjoys family time and being apart of a organization whose goal is to bring about change in maternity care.
Carline is from the northern coast of Limbe, Haiti is married and the mother of two handsome boys and 1 beautiful daughter. Her children are the biggest miracle and blessing in her life. Carlines's love for children and fellow women along with her own prenatal and birth experiences allows her to care deeply for pregnant women and children in her community. She feels blessed and proud of her family and all the joy they bring her.
Sarah grew up as a missionary kid in China where she met her husband Drew in 2006. Sarah and Drew have 3 beautiful children together. Greatly touched by her parents work with orphans, Sarah and Drew adopted a little boy from Ethiopia in 2013, 8 months after they had their first daughter born at home. Sarah is a passionate certified and licensed Midwife with a heart for women of all cultures. In 2005 Sarah worked at a birthing center in the Philippines helping women in the slums of Mania for a year and a half. It was there that she truly gained her love for making an impact on Global maternal health care. Since that time she has been working in various countries such as China, Honduras, Ecuador, Ethiopia and so on to improve maternal health care wherever she can.
Morgan has been attending births for over 10 years. She is a certified and licensed midwife as well as a Natural Health Practitioner. Married and mother of four beautiful children she enjoys homeschooling, farm life, travelling and meeting new people. She has worked extensively in low resource countries providing compassionate medical care, it has been through her travels that she saw the need for midwife run birth centers that not only provide medical care but show Christ's love at the same time. Morgan and her husband John are the founders of New Life Global Missions.
Mike and Abby are missionary partners from the Lantern Church, in Rosamond California. They serve as the missions and outreach coordinators for the Lantern Church. Abby has served on medical missions to Haiti and is a Registered Respiratory Therapist specializing in Neonatal Intensive Care. Mike serves on construction teams specializing in W.A.S.H., Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene and serves on D.A.R.T., Disaster Assistance Response Teams. They have been married for 16 years and have 3 wonderful children, Megan, Colton, and Lillian.
Laura has been in Communications for the last decade, her out going personality and fun spirit make her the perfect fit for New Life. She works part time to plan and implement communication strategies. Keep track of company related matters published in the media. Draft Media releases, and supervise listings and media kit development. Initiate, plan and supervise media promotion.
Edson and Sylvia live in Ndola, Zambia. Together this couple founded Destined for Greatness Ministries. Sylvia enjoys teaching, chicken raising and spending time with children. Edson is a preacher and enjoys carpentry, building things and family. They are married and hope to have children in the near future.
Patrick and Sunshine have 1 adorable daughter with a second baby on the way! Sunshine originally from the Philippines has a heart for her family and the people living in her home village. Both Patrick and Sunshine currently live in the US but hope to return to the Philippine's in the near future to raise their family and continue serving the people there.
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