is led by a dedicated group of directors. Each supports the organization
and monitors the strategic and financial operations of EHA.
Mr. John Andrew is president of HR Performance Group,
a human resources consulting firm located in the Chicago area.
Mr. Andrew’s practice focuses on strategic allocation of
personnel in companies of all sizes. He has traveled extensively
in India and has devoted significant time supporting EHA’s
human resources needs.
Dr. Joe Duerksen is
a retired anesthesiologist lives in the Kansas City area. He
is a former medical missionary who served
in the Sewa Bhawan Hospital in Jagdeecshpur, now in Chattisgarh
state in central India, now one of EHA’s hospitals.
Rev. Mike Flincham served as a missionary in Argentina for
more than 20 years. He now serves as regional coordinator for
Converge Worldwide overseeing work in Latin America and Northeast
India. He and his wife Marcia now make their home in La Palma,
Dr. Robert Hansen is a retired dentist residing
in the Chicago area. He has traveled to India, observing the
work of EHA dentists
and supports our work as treasurer in our U.S. office. He continues
to find ways to encourage and support the ministry of EHA’s
pioneer dental ministries.
Dr. Howard Searle serves as the volunteer president
for EHA USA. He lives in the Chicago area and is a retired
physician and surgeon. Dr. Searle participated in establishing
EHA in the late 1960s and helped guide its transition to Indian
leadership in 1974. He travels regularly to India and facilitates
speaking engagements and itineraries of EHA leaders as the
visit the United States.
Mr. Robb Hansen serves as executive director of EHA USA. He leads the efforts of the organization to raise prayer support, resources, and awareness about EHA in the US. Mr. Hansen has previously served in leadership with several nonprofit organizations, with stints in local church ministry, higher education, missions, and media ministry. For the past decade he has led Next Level Insights, a marketing and communications firm serving a variety of organizations. In his role with EHA, he will continue to direct the operations of that firm, alongside his service to the Emmanuel Hospital Association.
Captain Edmond Soliday serves as chairman
of EHA USA’s
board. Mr. Soliday is a retired airline pilot and corporate
executive. He makes his home in the Valparaiso, IN area today
where he serves as a representative in the Indiana state legislature.
Ed’s considerable executive leadership skills have been
invaluable to the board in clarifying the mission of EHA (USA).
He has given strategic counsel and seeks to raise awareness
and financial support on behalf of EHA.