The Deeper Missions Board
Derek Reinhard, PMP
Executive Director, Founder (2010)
Derek’s day job is as a
Program Analyst for Loan Guaranty Service, Department of Veterans Affairs. Developing and training on project/program management best practices. Founder of Deeper Missions with 12 trips to Sierra Leone and one to Kenya, Uganda, leading teams of up to 12 for work including sanitation construction, solar installation, as well as academic enrichment.
Certificates: Project Management Professional (PMP); Photovoltaics (design and installation); MSc in Nonprofit Management (2018)
Board President (Joined 2014)
Ross is a recent graduate of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, earning a Masters in Public Administration. He currently serves as a lieutenant colonel in the US Marine Corps Reserve. Prior to earning his MPA, Ross spent over 15 years as a leader, facilitator and motivator in defense, national security, energy, international civil affairs and international relations, and public policy.
Board Vice President (Joined 2013)
Kim is an organizational & individual development for social impact facilitator with a large training company. She recently returned from serving as a Global Health Corps fellow in Kampala, Uganda where she was a Resource Mobilization Officer for Africa’s largest pediatric HIV/AIDS clinic, Baylor-Uganda. Prior to her move, Kim was a communications consultant at USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) in Washington, DC.
Board Member, CFO (Joined 2014)
Anthony currently serves as a budget analyst with the Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office in DEPARTMENT OF Washington, DC. Prior to that he was a budget analyst in the Executive Office of the President. He is Deeper Missions’ CFO responsible for facilitating the budget, overseeing bookkeeping and audits.
Board Secretary (Joined 2015)
Victoria is from Montreal, Canada and a recent graduate of McGill University where she earned a BA in Economics and International Development. She just completed her first year at Columbia Law School, NYC. Victoria has done volunteer travel to Kenya where she supported a rural primary school as a teacher and led weekly meetings for a woman’s co-operative.
Board Member (Joined 2013)
Michelle’s experience includes strategic communications and outreach, social media planning, and partnership building. Originally from New Jersey, she completed a BSc in Anthropology from Rutgers University. She has studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, earned a MA in International Studies from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, University of Geneva.
Board Member, Sierra Leone (Joined 2014 (has known Derek since 2005))
Mohamed volunteers as the Deeper Missions Project Coordinator in Sierra Leone. He earned Bachelor of Science Degree (B.Sc.) in Environmental Sciences with Honors/major in Development Studies from Njala University, Sierra Leone, 2013.