Executive Director and Board Member
Michelle Lacourciere is the Executive Director of The Sirona Cares Foundation. She is responsible for over-seeing and advancing the vision of Sirona Cares, ensuring that the international programs are sustainably designed, adequately resourced and achieving the desired results. Michelle works in the San Francisco Bay Area and travels to Haiti every eight weeks.
Deputy Director and Board Member
As Deputy Director of the Sirona Cares Foundation Christopher works with the Director on preparation of budgets, goals and implementation of projects. He works with potential donors to build awareness and financial support of SCF’s work to transform the lives of the rural poor. Christopher’s New York City location gives us a bi-coastal presence.
Director of Special Projects
Angela supports the Sirona Team by assisting with special projects. Her key project is development of the children’s tri-lingual library in Haiti, however her fluency in French and administrative skills allow her to add value to many projects.
Partner and Advisor (IEEE Project)
Ray leads the Community Solutions Initiative, a group of dedicated IEEE members, in their quest to bring affordable electricity to the poorest of the poor. By using our in-country experience and the talents of the CSI team we have created a program that will begin lighting the darkest parts of rural Haiti in January of 2011.
Brian co-founded the Village Enterprise Fund, an organization that successfully transforms lives in Eastern Africa by developing small businesses. Brian’s wealth of experience in development work makes him a major asset to the Sirona team.
The Sirona Cares Foundation was formed as a non-profit sister to the Sirona Fuels Company. Both organizations share the vision of “Sustainable Fuel Sustaining Lives”. Paul Lacourciere is CEO of Sirona Fuels and uses his extensive knowledge of alternative fuels and sustainable development practices to advise the Sirona Team as we implement new programs in developing countries.