Functional Literacy Ministry-Haiti is a Pittsburgh-based organization that raises funds to support the organization’s work in Haiti. The organization offers education, healthcare and hope to the people of Haiti. It’s been in existence for 37 years, offering reading classes, and in recent years has opened a trade school there, a missions residence and a health clinic.
FLM-Haiti informed the New Pittsburgh Courier of its three new board members. Diane Neely Bates is a previous recipient of the Courier’s “Women of Excellence” award. She’ll use her decades of marketing experience to benefit FLM-Haiti.
Lynn Moran has been a joint commission surveyor since 1990 and also serves as faculty for The Joint Commission in both the home care and hospital pharmacy programs. Dr. Moran received her Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from Pitt, and her PharmD degree from Ohio State University in Columbus.
Suze Fanfan-DeJarnette was born in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, but grew up in Boston. Married with three children, she earned a master’s degree in teaching from Tufts University and another master’s in applied linguistics from UMass Boston. Fanfan-DeJarnette currently teaches in the Boston Public Schools system.
For more information on FLM-Haiti, go to http://www.flmhaiti.org.