The Tandana Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees comprised of individuals in various parts of the United States with a variety of non-profit, educational, cross-cultural, and communication experience.   It was founded by Anna Taft, who is serving as Executive Director. 

Board of Trustees

Hope Taft, President

Dayton, Ohio

Jennifer Schlosser, Secretary Treasurer

Cleveland, Ohio

Catherine Dison

Columbus, Ohio

Beau Lefler

Hong Kong, China

Julie Lundquist

Prior Lake, Minnesota

Susan Napier

Columbus, Ohio

Rick O'Hara

Baltimore, Maryland

Lindsey Smith

Salt Lake City, Utah

Jill Spiker

Columbus, Ohio

Executive Director

Anna Taft

Ecuador Program Manager
Hauna Trenerry
Maria Cristina Silva
Otavalo, Ecuador

Mali Operations Manager

Moussa Tembiné
Bandiagara, Mali

Mali Local Supervisor
Housseyni Pamateck
Sal-Dimi, Mali

Ecuador Logistics Manager

Vicente Pazmiño
Panecillo, Ecuador

Scholarships Coordinator
Verónica Pazmiño
Otavalo, Ecuador

Special Projects Coordinator
Molly Klarman

Accounting Team
Harry Blair
Dayton, Ohio
Viktoria Kroeger
Cincinnati, Ohio
Mark Reder
Wyoming, Ohio

Public Relations Specialist

Susan Koller

Dayton, Ohio

Medical Direction Team

Julie Anderson

Emigrant, Montana

Kelly McCosh

Readfield, Maine

Mark McGovern

Cincinnati, Ohio

Program Coordinators

Project Coordinator

Brenda Owen

Newberry, MI

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