About the Haiti Project Team
Antoinette M. Hays, PhD, RN
Antoinette M. Hays, PhD, RN, is the tenth president of Regis and is the Regis College Haiti Project’s co-founder and Lead Advisor. President Hays’ energy, compassion, leadership and advisement have helped to drive the successful development and funding of the project.
Nancy White Street, ScD, PPCNP, BC
Nancy White Street, ScD, PPCNP, BC is a pediatric nurse practitioner with over thirty years of experience in adolescent health and nursing education.
Nancy is the co-founder of the Regis College Haiti Project, along with President Antoinette Hays, and serves as the project’s Executive Director. Nancy is an Associate Professor of Nursing and Public Health at Regis and a clinical mentor to school health nurse practitioners in Lawrence and Brockton.
Kellie LaPierre, GNP-BC
Director of Curriculum & Faculty Mentoring
Kellie will be joining the team in the fall as the Director of Curriculum and Faculty Mentoring. Kellie is well known to the nursing faculty in Haiti and our entire Regis community as she serves as a full-time faculty member and loyal volunteer to the Haiti Project, mentoring and teaching throughout the years.
Director Of Development & Communications
Alexis Lawton is the project’s Director of Development and Communications. After the devastating earthquake in Haiti in 2010, Alexis travelled to Haiti with Regis College as a volunteer to help with its communications and fundraising efforts for the project. A year later, with her support, the project received its first funding and Alexis became a part of the team that was built to develop and run the project.
Harry Gerard, MS
Project Liaison for Advocacy
Harry J.Gerard, MS, is the Project Liaison for Advocacy. In this role, Harry facilitates communication between the Regis team and collaborators of the project in Haiti. As a member of the Regis College Haiti Project team, Harry also travels to Haiti in support of course delivery and transitional developments.
Leslie A. Mandel PhD, MA, MSM
Senior Faculty Advisor For Evaluation & Monitoring
Since 2012, Leslie A. Mandel PhD, MA, MSM has been an Associate Professor of Public Health and Health Administration at Regis College working with both undergraduate and graduate students. Currently she serves as a Senior Evaluation Advisor to the Regis College Haiti Project.
Maryse Noel has been the project’s On The Ground Coordinator since 2012. Maryse is Haiti-based and has worked in close collaboration with the Project’s Director of Policy and Advocacy, and with leaders from the Haitian Ministry of Health, and the University of Haiti.
Pritika Patel, BSN, RN has been the Haiti Project's Graduate Assistant since the summer of 2016. She currently is a student in Regis' Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program and will graduate with her Masters in Nursing in May 2017. Pritika's passion for global health as well as nursing was sparked during a volunteer internship in a South African township clinic. Pritika feels very fortunate to be able to contribute to the Haiti Project while studying nursing at Regis.
In addition to the project team, the project has been blessed with hundreds of volunteers from Regis and the Boston area. Project volunteers have taught and led project courses, translated, invited students and staff for meals at their home and travelled with the team to Haiti. These volunteers have been a true testament to Regis’ identity as a place that embraces service to the dear neighbor and supports community.
Cynthia Bashaw, DNP, APRN-BC, FNP
Karen Crowley, DNP, APRN-BC, WHNP, ANP
Nathalie Davidson, MSN
Kelley Delaney, ANP-BC, MSN, RN
Maud Duvalaire, RN
Daphnee Duvalaire, RN
Ketline Edouard, MSN, RN
Rose Estinvil, ARNP
Valerie Hunt, PhD, RN
Dianna Jones, DNP, APRN-BC, FNP
Paule Joseph, MSN, CRNP, SRRN, CTN-B
Paurry Joseph, CNA
Father Paul Kilroy, MDiv
Kettie Louis, DNP
Carolyn Lawless, DEd, MS, RN
Kellie LaPierre, GNP-BC
Mona Lauture, RN, BSN
Sergeline Lucien, RN
Carol Martin, DNP, MSN, CPNP, RN
Patricia MacCauley, DNP, MSN, RN
Helen Mahoney-West, CPNP, MSN, RN
Ruth Pierre, RN
Mimi Pomerleau, DNP, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB, CNE
Nadia Raymond, MSN, MHA, RN
Susan Sawyer, PhD, RN, CPNP
Eileen Stuart-Shor, PhD, ANP-BC, FAHA, FAAN
Mark Sugrue, RN-BC, FHIMSS, CPHIMS
Janis Tuxbury, DNP, RN, FNP
Stephanie Victoria, BSN, RN