Our Board

Our Board of Directors provides guidance and support for all aspects of the foundation, with an emphasis on the financial viability of the foundation and operations on the ground in Haiti.  Our board is committed to making a difference in the life of a child.

Board Members

Richard Martin Treasurer

Richard Martin is a retired Naval Aviator and currently is a government employee for the Department of Defense.  He joined the Maison Fortuné Orphanage Foundation in May 2008 and is presently serving as Treasurer.  He served as Vice Chairman and then became Chairman, Board of Director in May 2011.  He stepped down as Chairman in

Ryan Kenrick President and Chairman

Ryan Kenrick is an attorney with the law firm of Williams Mullen located in Norfolk, Virginia. He focuses his practice on financial services and real estate matters.  Prior to commencing his legal career, Ryan spent a year living in Hinche, Haiti working directly with the children of the Maison Fortune. Over that time he developed

Julie Thomas Sponsorship Coordinator and Secretary

Julie Thomas is a member of St. Stephen, Martyr Catholic Church in Chesapeake, Virginia where she serves on the Haiti Orphanage and Hospitality committees. She has served as Confirmation sponsor and on the Arts & Environment committee. Julie is originally from Michigan where she received her bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University. She and her

Gilbert J. “Chip” Wirth Board Member

Gilbert J. “Chip” Wirth is a member of Prince of Peace Parish in Chesapeake, Virginia.  He is a founding member of the Orphanage Board.  Chip is President of Wirth Development Corporation, a local residential/commercial builder and developer.  He also serves the people of Haiti by serving as the business adviser to the Haiti Program of

Dr. Chris Foley Board Member

Dr. Chris Foley is an original, founding member of the MFOF Board. He has been to Haiti as part of a previous affiliation with L’Ouverture Cleary School in Port Au Prince, Haiti and found he wanted to be more intimately involved with a project in Haiti.  Dr. Foley works in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Hospital of

David Rabidoux Board Member

David Rabidoux joined the Maison Fortuné Orphanage Foundation in January 2011. He has been to going to Haiti since 2000 as part of a previous affiliation with L’Ouverture Cleary School in Port Au Prince, Haiti. David is currently a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Chesapeake, VA where he is a representative for

Kollette Hillard Board Member

Kollette Hillard is a member of the Church of St. Therese. She first visited Maison-Fortune Orphanage in 2001. Since that time, she has sponsored a Haiti Awareness Club at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy that focuses on Haitian history, current events, and raising money for the orphanage. Kollette took a group of NSA high school students to the

Peggy “Bebe” Campbell Board Member

Peggy “Bebe” Campbell is the board Parish Rep for the Church of St. Therese in Chespeake, VA.  She also volunteers as a Lector and with the Hospitality Committee at the parish. Bebe loves teaching third grade at Portsmouth Catholic Regional School (PCRS). In addition she enjoys coordinating the school’s Drama Club and being the school’s

If you are interested in helping the Foundation serve the needs of children in Haiti, we are always interested in volunteers and financial contributions.

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