Brad Dunn is a retired DuPont employee who has over 20 years of management experience. As an elder at his church, the Barn Vineyard in Landenberg, PA for the last 10 years, he has run multiple outreach programs and has provided financial oversight. He is a board member for Freedom Outreach, an organization that reaches out to at-risk inner city youth as well as a board member and grant writer for Good Neighbors, a non- profit that repairs homes for low-income families. Brad is the Secretary of the Board of Directors for Waterbrook Hills.
Lindsay Palkovitz is a cofounder of an NGO in rural, Kwale, Kenya, that seeks to empower the most vulnerable members of the Digo tribal community through community-led development programs. With a background in applied anthropology and an MS in Health Promotion, she has conducted research in the primary and secondary schools in Kwale to assess the sociocultural factors influencing adolescents’ behavioral health choices. She plans to use study findings to implement a theory-driven health program in the schools there in the upcoming years. Currently, she takes care of her two daughters, Senya and Juniper who are eager to return to Kenya with her one day soon.
Collin Palkovitz is the Chief Operating Officer of Pure Charity. He has more than a decade of leadership in digital marketing and business development. He worked primarily with fortune 500 clients until he joined Pure Charity in 2012. His focus is now dedicated to non-profit technology development, market research, analysis, and non-profit collaboration. Collin and his wife Lindsay co-founded a few small grass-roots community development initiatives in Kwale Kenya. Their 2 beautiful girls, Senya and Juniper, have both traveled extensively with them.
Laura Palkovitz lives in Jinja, Uganda and is a nurse practitioner. She worked extensively in the United States and has volunteered with medical organizations in Ghana, Honduras and Nepal. She currently volunteers and consults for several NGOs in Uganda. Laura is serving as the treasurer for Waterbrook Hills. Ian Palkovitz is the Uganda Country Director for Sole Hope, an NGO that changes the lives of people living with jiggers. He has worked with underserved kids around the world. Ian is serving as the Vice President of the Board for Waterbrook Hills.
Judy Palkovitz is a mother of four grown sons. She is on the leadership team for Freedom Outreach, an organization that works with children and families at risk in the city of Wilmington, DE. She mentors adolescent girls in small group settings, and is an art teacher at Urban Promise School, a nonprofit serving elementary aged children. Judy has worked for over 20 years with children from challenging circumstances, developing programs for summer camps, and after school opportunities for small groups, and individual mentorship, encouraging growth and a sense of purpose through faith in God; empowering young people to pursue their potential. Judy is involved in humanitarian projects in Kwale, Kenya, and plans to make that an area of focus in the coming years.
Rob Palkovitz has engaged in volunteer work with children at risk in father-absent or foster families for over 20 years. Currently, he is mentoring a small group of adolescent males in Wilmington, DE in conjunction with Freedom Outreach. He has helped to install and repair fresh water wells in Togo, and assisted in community development work in Kwale and Vuga, Kenya. He is a Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Delaware, and is serving as the President of the Board of Directors for Waterbrook Hills.
Chris Wolfe is professor of Business Law at the University of Delaware and brings a wealth of legal experience, wise counsel and financial expertise to Waterbrook Hills. Chris serves on the board of Good Neighbors, working to eliminate substandard housing in southern Chester County, PA, assisting in the mission to make homes warmer, safer, drier and healthier for qualified homeowners as an expression of faith.