is President of LeapUp Marketing Solutions
, a marketing strategy and services consultancy which helps consumer branded businesses in travel, retail and consumer services develop effective and affordable online and offline marketing strategies. Annie’s background includes over twenty years of experience developing consumer marketing and business strategies including brand launches and turnarounds across entertainment, media, apparel and health service categories. Her tenures at both fortune 500 and startups have involved senior level roles in marketing, sales planning and merchandising at the Walt Disney Company, Levi Strauss & Company and Women.com (now iVillage). Annie holds a BA degree in Economics from Princeton University and an Masters of Science degree in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health. In addition to being on the Board of Advisors for GSC, Annie serves on the Board of Larkin Street Youth Services is an avid Class V rafter, horseback rider and photographer.Joseph Hafey
is President Emeritus of Public Health Institute
(PHI). Mr. Hafey took this position after serving as PHI’s President and C.E.O. for the past twenty years. Under Mr. Hafey’s direction, PHI has grown into an organization with over $80 million in annual revenue, 600 employees, 20 centers and over 250 distinct projects. PHI works in partnership with the State and local public health agencies, foundations, provider groups, community-based organizations, and scientists to implement a variety of specialized programs that include research, training, technical assistance, media and public health advocacy, program design, evaluation, and public policy development. PHI has a growing international health portfolio including the Global Health Fellows Program and International Family Planning Leadership Program. PHI also serves as a program office for five major foundations. Additionally, PHI is an incubator for start-up non profits in public health. Mr. Hafey holds a Master of Public Administration degree from U.C.L.A. and has served as a lecturer at U.C.L.A., U.C. Berkeley, and Harvard University. Sistie Moffitt
came to Global Service Corps in 2005 with a diverse resume of both professional and academic experience. After successfully raising a family of three children, went back to school and received her M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) from the School for International Training in Vermont. This led to teaching posts in both Costa Rica and South Africa. This was followed up by a teaching stint at U.C. Berkeley Extension English Language Program. Prior to her TESOL experience, Sistie worked in television production in NYC for the CBS Television Network working on well known programs including 'The Ed Sullivan Show'. An avid traveler and photographer, also plays the clarinet and baritone saxophone in The Redwood Wind Quartet and community and swing bands in the San Francisco Bay Area. Sistie served as an SOS Fellow Intern with GSC in 2004-2005 in Tanzania.Dr. Deborah Wafer MD, MPH
has devoted her life to addressing global health issues including women's health, nutrition, care of HIV patients, and the provision of low-risk obstetrical care. In addition to building a successful family medical practice, Deborah has worked and traveled extensively throughout Africa: teaching the nutrition component of Maternal and Child Health to graduate nurses in Botswana; assisting in the evaluation of female condoms in Harare, Zimbabwe; and reviewing Social Marketing Foundation programs on HIV prevention and reproductive health in Ghana. She has also traveled to Haiti, China, Brazil, Senegal, Cuba, and Ivory Coast. Deborah first joined GSC in December, 2005 as the SOS Program Coordinator Fellow. Her background in nutrition, HIV/AIDS and international health has made her an indispensable asset to the development and expansion of GSC Tanzania’s community development projects. Following her stint as the SOS Program Coordinator Fellow, Dr. Wafer remained with GSC in Tanzania until mid-2007 acting as the SOS Program Director.