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Ryan Patterson

Director

Ryan is a passionate global citizen, with a huge heart and vision for a better world. After the earthquakes in Nepal in 2015, he was called to action. Having spent many months in Nepal and worked closely with the local community, he turned his existing nonprofit from supporting orphanages to emergency relief to education. As of March 2019, The Away Inward Foundation has rebuilt 4 schools and is launching efforts to build a Teacher Training Center there, and began the process to build a centralized media center in Uganda.  In total, he has the potential to affect the lives of 30,000 children in the near future.

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Christopher Forrey

Treasurer

Chris has spent most of his career working in corporate tax for various Fortune 1000 companies. He is currently the tax director for Boise Cascade Company, a North American building products manufacturer and distributor. When away from the office Chris loves spending time with his wife and three kids in Idaho's mountains, watching sports, and keeping current with world events.

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Jim Kilkenny

Secretary

Jim brings immense background in construction management and project development. As a retired Vice President of a large New York construction company, Jim will oversee our projects with a critical eye and awareness that only comes from decades of experience.

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Florence Katusiime

Vice President - Uganda

Florence moved from Uganda in East Africa three years ago to resettle in New York. She holds a Bachelors degree in Social Sciences, a Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy From Makerere University in Uganda, and a Master of Science in Strategic Communications from Columbia University in New York.

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Kyle Worell, DC

Vice President - Nepal

Dr. Kyle Worell has been in practice since 2000. He maintains a group practice at Manhattan Sports Medicine. He has offices located in Manhattan, Westchester and a summertime location in the Hamptons. Dr. Worell specializes in non-operative/post operative cervical and lumbar spine chiropractic and spinal rehabilitation.