EHA USA is led by a dedicated group of directors. Each supports the organization and monitors the strategic and financial operations of EHA.

Dr. Jeff Leman

serves as chairman of EHA USA’s board. He served at Herbertpur Christian Hospital in Uttarakhand, India, in 2003, where he worked and trained future medical missionaries for six years. Since returning to the United States, he has helped spread the word about EHA. Dr. Leman is a family physician.

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 to supporting EHA’s human resources needs.

Dr. Shanthini Baskaran

grew up in India and currently lives in Wisconsin along with her husband, Vinod.  She has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from NIMHANS, Bangalore. Having grown up in a ministry family, Dr. Baskaran has a deep love for missions. She has been connected with EHA since 2012. Dr. Baskaran loves to read, teach, and counsel.

Mr. William Bradish

serves as treasurer of EHA USA’s board. He is the president and founder of Bradish Associates, Ltd, an independent insurance company serving the Chicagoland area. In addition, he has served in various capacities in his church and in leadership roles in Bible Study Fellowship. Mr. Bradish became familiar with EHA through his friendship with Dr. Howard Searle, and he was drawn to a ministry run completely by nationals who strive to help the most disadvantaged people.

Rev. J. David Singh

is a minister ordained in the Church of South India and currently serves as the Pastor of Eternity Church in Richmond, Virginia. He is also the General Director of Inspire International, which is committed to the poor and unreached peoples of India. Rev. Singh is a Marriage & Family Therapist. He and his wife Nalini have visited Makunda Hospital every year since 2011. Dr. Singh is invested in the leadership, the families, and the spiritual nurturing of the whole community. Inspire International has provided for the construction of a maternity building and a NICU unit at an EHA hospital.