Board of Directors

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Deborah Hopkins

Board Member

Debbie works for the Bill and Melinda Gates Research Institute as a Research Project Manager. She has traveled with GVH on several occasions, with a special focus on smokeless stoves to prevent asthma and other breathing problems. Debbie … Read More

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Gabriela Maki

Board Member

Gabi is a college student in Seattle, passionate about soccer, and has been involved in GVH business since she was young. She is the adopted daughter of Jennifer Hoock, and is the inspiration behind the creation of Guatemala Village Health. … Read More

Peggy Visher


Peggy Visher received her nursing training at Columbia University. After working several years as a RN in Alaska she returned to Yale University to be trained as a Certified Nurse Midwife. Helping women during their childbearing years is … Read More

Teresa Wallace MD

Board Member

Dr. Wallace is a graduate of New York Medical College. She has spent most of her career teaching residents in Family Medicine and is currently the Associate Director at Valley Family Medicine Residency Program in Renton WA. She holds an … Read More

Diana Orellana

Board Member / Cultural Liaison

Diana Orellano is a native Guatemalan who was raised as a child in Guatemala.   Diana is serves as the cultural ambassador to the board to ensure alignment of strategic policies and objectives with the different regional cultures within … Read More