Our storytellers in Episode 12 are:
Michele Gran co-founded Global Volunteers in 1984. She earned a Master’s Degree in International Communications, and previously worked in the government, nonprofit, and private sectors. For the past 33 years, Michele has served as Global Volunteers’ vice president and director of marketing. She’s led more than 50 service programs and serves on the Board of Trustees and Board of Directors.
Barbara and her husband participated in their first Global Volunteer program in Ecuador in 2008. She’s since volunteered in Vietnam, India, and Peru and has led teams in Montana and West Virginia. Barbara is a practicing geriatrician and serves as Medical Director for Centura Health Physician Group in Denver.
Marcia and Greg Potvin
Greg and Marcia Potvin first joined a Global Volunteers Ecuador program 2007. Greg, a retired corporate manager and former corrections office, and Marcia, a retired teacher, have served in a different country nearly every year since. Read about the Potvin’s Global Volunteers’ journey.
Gila is a speech-language pathologist living on Long Island, New York, practicing over 25 years with a specialty in Early Intervention, children ages zero to three years of age. Her passion is empowering families to help their children reach their full potential. Gila has served on Global Volunteers St. Lucia and Tanzania programs, and is instrumental on the Reaching Children’s Potential Advisory Committee.