President & Chair of Board of Directors
Kathy Radcliffe has a degree from University of Wisconsin in Physical Education. She taught elementary school for twenty years in Perrysburg, Ohio, and had a design consultation business for ten years after retirement. She believes in H4H’s goal to find lasting ways to reduce poverty by creating opportunity and independence through self-sustainability. Kathy has tremendous respect for the men of PHF and feels they have the knowledge, determination and expertise to make a long-term difference in their country through agriculture.
Betsy Smith has a Speech and Hearing Therapy degree from The Ohio State University, MSN from University of Toledo, and Family Nurse Practitioner from East Carolina University. She has worked in a variety of health care settings and is currently working on a doctorate of nursing practice degree from Duke University with a focus on global health and nurse education. She has made multiple medical mission trips to Haiti. Betsy believes this initiative is vital to teaching, procuring, and providing food and jobs. Betsy is excited to be part of the H4H board and have the opportunity to work for her friends at PHF who have established this meaningful and amazing organization.
Bill has an Associate Degree of Applied Business from the University of Toledo, and a bachelor of Science and MBA degree from the University of Findlay. His work experience is varied, but for the last thirty plus years he has been a law office administrator and paralegal for two family-owned firms specializing in intellectual property law. He became enamored with H4H project when he attended a presentation in 2017, and committed when he learned about the goal of self-sustainability.
Lynn Kampfer has an Education degree from The Ohio State University and a M.Ed. from the University of Toledo. She is retired after 28 years as Manager of Learning and Development with The Andersons, Inc., a diversified agribusiness based out of Maumee, Ohio. Lynn is motivated by H4H’s self-sustaining farming initiative because it provides food, education, leadership, and business skills for the men and women of the rural community; and is inspired by the competence and passion of the PHF leaders.
Josh, born and raised in Haiti, is the General Superintendent of Parks Maintenance and Turf Management for the City of Boston. In 2013 Josh became the first Haitian immigrant to design and plant in the oldest Botanical Garden in America; The Boston Public Garden. He is known for his bold approach and tells his story through his vibrant design. In 2018 Josh became the first Haitian American Director of Maintenance for Boston Parks and Recreation department. Josh focused on creating a sustainable and inclusive urban park system that works for every Bostonian regardless of their zip code. Josh has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agroforestry and Environmental Sciences from the American University of the Caribbean as well as a Masters of Design degree in Sustainable Urban Environment from Northeastern University. He also has a Leadership Management Certificate from Harvard University School of Extension. Josh hopes to leverage his knowledge and expertise in the green industry to help PHF reach their sustainability goal in Haiti, promoting a self-sustain agroforestry system as a model in Haiti and the rest of the world.
Board Member, Horticultural Consultant
Gordon has a B.S. degree from University of Massachusetts in Plant and Soil Sciences and a M.S. in Horticulture from Kansas State University. Since 1991, he has served on short term missions and consulting in Mexico, Haiti, South Sudan, El Salvador, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa and Cambodia. He feels strongly that the mission of H4H of empowering the people of Haiti is crucial for the transition from dependence to self sustainability.