OUR BOARD OF MEMBERS

Smitha Dharmaraj
Smitha DharmarajInterim President B.SC and MSW
Smitha’s vision transpired from having lived a global life in four countries(India, Oman, Zaire and the U.S.) . Her expertise comes from her intense personal experience and her educational credentials. She has a great empathy and compassion for those struggling to make sense of an increasingly globalized world.
Melissa Wolf
Melissa WolfBoard Secretary
Melissa has been working in the nonprofit sector for 20+ years. In 2011, she founded UnChained in California. It is a nonprofit that serves at-risk youth in 3 counties on the Central Coast. She is the current Executive Director of UnChained. Melissa is a veteran board member of several nonprofits. She enjoys participating in strategic planning and implementing objectives for growth and sustainability.
William E Day
William E DayB.Sc Treasurer
Being married to a spouse with the mindset of a global initiative brought a global understanding to his faith. Add to this his travels to India and Africa and seeing the different cultures and the various types of suffering encountered bore a great commitment on his part to find a way to give relief to those struggling.
Dr. Mike Johnson
Dr. Mike JohnsonM.S. and Phd in Physical Education Board Member
Dr. Mike Johnson has been Berea College’s Cross Country and Track coach for over 30 years. He has a passion for promoting his student’s physical and spiritual well-being. He and his wife have traveled extensively and been host family to many Berea College international students. They embrace the students as part of their family. Dr. Johnson has a heart for bringing freedom to those caught in the cycle of the sex trade industry. His educational experience, keen mind for business and love for people of all nations enriches the Board of Global Bridges.