Our Staff

Leadership Team

John Anner

Based in Oakland


Tom Low

Chief Operating Officer
Based in Oakland



Minh Chau Nguyen

Vice President,
WASH Solutions

Based in Hanoi


Lisa Nash

Executive Director, Blue Planet Network

Chief Marketing Officer, EMW

Based in Oakland


Sean Kline
Vice President, Education & Training

Executive Director, Reach Global
Based in Oakland


Burt Thompson
Chief Financial Officer
Based in Oakland


Ho Thi Y Nhi
Director, Administration & Finance
Based in Da Nang




Luciano Moccia
International Program Director, Breath of Life
Based in Timor-Leste


Sylvia Townsend
Communications Manager
Based in Oakland


Van Ly
Regional Communications and Development Manager
Based in HCM City




Program Management


Vo Thi Hien

Deputy Director,

Sanitation, Vietnam

Based in Da Nang



Minh HuongHoang Thi Hang Tam

Program Director, Clean Water, Vietnam

Based in Da Nang


Hoang Ngoc TungHoang Ngoc Tung

Program Director,
Education, Vietnam

Based in Da Nang


Minh HuongTran Thi Minh Huong

National Coordinator, Dental Program
Based in Da Nang








For more information about EMW please see our contact page.




“And I remember thinking, if I added up all the babies I’d saved in 25 years of practice in Boston, that it wouldn’t come close to the difference we could make in a few months in Vietnam through this program.”

-Dr. Steven Ringer, Brigham Young Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Program Advisor, Breath of Life

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