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Staff Members: Lha Charitable Trust in Dharamsala, India


Ngawang Rabgyal
General Director

Jampa Tsering
Founder, Consultant

Tashi Dorjee
President, Tibet
Friendship Group

Lobsang Rabsel
Assistant Director

Ngawang Lodoe
Support Services

Tapsang
Office Assistant

Tandim Yangzom
Treasurer, Computer
School Manager

Sangay Dorjee
Website Manager,
Translator

Dhondup Choephel
Soup Kitchen Chef

Demay Tsering
Environment and
Health Officer

Tsering Yangzom
Support Services

Lobsang Tsomo
Support Services

Rinchen Paldon
Support Services

Dolma Tsering
Support Services

Sonam Nima
Support Services


Dorji Kyi
Program Manager,
Librarian


Tenpa Thuktop
Soup Kitchen Chef

Tenzin Samten
Editor-in-Chief
Contact Magazine

Tenzin Sherab
Manager
Fair Trade Operation


Tenzin Yangdu
Soup Kitchen Chef

Building Security


Louisiana Himalaya Association Team

Barbara Bernard
Support Services

Kristi Broussard, MSW
Support Services

Rebekah Byrne, MD
Medical Program
Consultant

John Calhoun
Auctioneer,
Support Services

Prof. John Clark, Ph.D
Philosophy Professor,
Loyola University

Harry Crimm, Esq.
Legal Consultant

Misty Crawford deMahy
Health Services
Board of Directors

John deMahy, RN
Health Services

Tenzin Desel, MD
Medical Program
Consultant

Jeannie Detweiler
Education Services
Board of Directors

Susan Dunlap, MSW
Founding Member
Social Worker

Father D. Ediger, MSW
Founding Member
Minister

Lauren Eschbacher
Support Services
Construction Consultant

Ron Fowler
Consultant

Prof. Neil Guidry, ACSW
President, Founder,
Board of Directors

Louise Guidry
Consultant

Shelley Jackson
Founding Member
Buddhist Studies

Laura P. Johnson
Health Services

Madeline Leefe, MD
Medical Programs
Consultant

Prof. Ngawang Legshe
MSW LCSW
Consultant

Karma Lhundup
Rinpoche, Consultant

Sara Manouchehri,
MSW LCSW
Social Worker

Prof. Ron Marks, Ph.D
Tulane University
School of Social Work

Jennifer Myhre
MSW LCSW,
Support Services

Prof. David Otto, Ph.D
Centenary College
Religious Studies
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Michele Pacheco
Founding Member
Board of Directors

Jocelyn Pinkerton MSW
Social Worker
Support Services

Ven. Tsering Phunsok
Tibetan Buddhist Monk
Consultant

Elena Rauda
Clear Vision Program
Support Services

Shuchin Shukla, MD
Medical Programs
Director

Michael Smith,
MSW MPH
Board of Directors

Cassandra Snyder
Support Services

Eva Sohl
Event Coordinator
Support Services

Stacey Stanfill
Education Services
Support Services

Julia Takada Mitchell
Treasurer
Education Services

Lonnie Thibadeaux
Water Management
Specialist, Consultant

Mark Venczel, Ph.D
Solar Technology

Prof. Carolyn Weaver, Ph.D, Social Worker

Daniel Winkert
Architect
Board of Directors

Rie Yokono
Founding Member
Buddhist Studies