Board of Directors

Jean-Michel Voltaire
Founder and Chairman

Born in a small town in the south side of Haiti and immigrated to the United States in 1994, Jean-Michel Voltaire holds a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from New York Law School. In 2003, he joined the U.S. Department of Justice, as a Trial Attorney, through the Attorney General’s Honors Program. More >>
Marie Millien
Marie Millien
Vice President

Marie Millen holds a master’s degree in Business and Healthcare Management from the University of Phoenix. More >>
Hansenard Piou
Hansenard Piou
Youth Outreach Director

Mr. Piou was born in New York in mid-1990s. When he was five years old, he left New York with his mother and his two siblings to join his father, Dr. Jean Eugene Piou, who held a scientific research position at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Lincoln Laboratory. More >>
george-guida-photoGeorge Guida, Ph.D.
Board Member

George Guida is Professor in English at New York City College of Technology, author of four books, Poetry Editor of 2 Bridges Review and President of the Italian American Studies Association. More >>
Michel L. Crawford, Esq.
Michele L. Crawford
Board Member

Michele Crawford is an attorney with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Criminal Division. She currently serves as the Department’s liaison to the federal judiciary, and spearheads several inter-agency policy initiatives for the Department. Previously, she served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of Florida (Miami), then she joined DOJ’s Asset Forfeiture & Money Laundering Section in Washington, D.C. where she was assigned to litigate the forfeiture claims of the largest and longest-running forfeiture case in history, that of the Bank of Credit & Commerce International (BCCI). More >>
Jean Placide David
Board Member

Mr. Jean-Placide David earned his law degree from Université Quisqueya in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and completed a master’s degree in Business Law from Université Aix-Marseille III, in Aix-en-Provence, France. Mr. David went on to obtain an LL.M. in International Comparative Law from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and is now a Principal Legal Associate with Capital One Financial Corporation. More >>