HAITI PROJECTS STAFF
Taryn Silver Lorthe – Executive Director
Taryn started as Haiti Projects’ Executive Director in June 2022. She holds a Masters in Public Health from Boston University’s School of Public Health. Taryn has strong community-based public health program and leadership experience and connections to the Fond des Blancs community. She started her public health career working in Haiti and served in leadership and advisory positions with several non-profit programs focused on maternal and child health.
Fenol Jacquotin – Country Director
Fenol is originally from Fond des Blancs. After his classical studies, he joined Haiti Projects in September 2012 as Administrative Assistant. He graduated with a management degree from CREFIMA University in Port au Prince. He is passionate about leadership development and leading the youth of Fond des Blancs to find their greatest potential.
Jean Rene Leseau – Artisanat Director
Born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Jean Rene joined us after the earthquake in 2010 as the designer for our Artisanat. In 2011, he became the Director of the Artisanat. Jean Rene takes our handmade products to a new dimension by renewing the designs. He is a poly talented person: designer, painter, illustrator, calligrapher, photographer, graphic designer, and more. He works very hard for his wife and his three lovely children as they are a major priority in his life. He believes in helping others and his main goal at Haiti Projects is to see it go far and reach the sky.
Annette Berrette – Clinic Director and Nurse Midwife
Annette is a Haitian nurse-midwife who has worked with Haiti Projects for five years. She has provided many health and hygiene workshops to women and girls in the Fond des Blancs region. She also tracks patient data, surveys patients, and travels to more than 22 Haiti Projects’ mobile outreach posts throughout the year to meet with clients.