Ms. Marjorie Jacques serves as the COTN–Haiti Committee of Directors secretary. She has a master’s degree in population development and is licensed to practice law in Haiti. She is currently studying to become a judge.
Pastor Fernando Ruiz Fleming has been a pastor for more than twenty-five years. He has been with COTN since its founding and has been the national board chairman for ten years. He is a profound evangelist who has reached many souls for Christ. He loves serving children and is always coming up with new ways increase the sustainability of the ministry and ensure the children are well-cared for. He believes wholeheartedly in the staff and their work. Pastor Fleming says God is the engine of COTN. He has a beautiful family with his wife, Mikal, and their son, Abiasar.
Dr. Patrick Opio has been a general surgeon since June 1996. When a rebel group called the Lord’s Resistance Army started a civil war in northern Uganda—the victims of which were mostly citizens, including many children—he helped provide medical care to victims of the war. He has worked with Doctors Without Borders, the African Youth Initiative Network, Trust Funds for Victims, and many other organizations. He is passionate about providing quality medical care to his patients. He loves people and always promotes unity, peace, and love.
Mrs. Monica Chokhotho is married to Pastor Rangford Chokhotho of Living Christians Church. They have three children together. She has a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies and a minor in education from African Bible College. She also studied theology at Moore Theological School. She is currently volunteers at the Evangelical Association of Malawi.
Dr. Virginia Williams serves on the board of COTN–Sierra Leone. She is married with children and serves as a consultant gynecologist in a number of hospitals in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Dr. Ruth Ford is one of the founding board members of COTN-United Kingdom and Ireland and currently serves as the board chair. She is a consultant anesthetist with the National Health Service in Northern Ireland.