Marion McGowan, Executive Director
Marion McGowan joined POF in 2012 from an international humanitarian agency where she served as a Country Director. For the past 6 years, Marion worked in international development with organizations primarily focused on global health, and assisted programs in Indonesia, Sudan, and Sierra Leone. While in Washington D.C., she supported programs in East Africa including Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, and Tanzania. Prior to her career in international development, Marion worked in the medical equipment field and also served in the US Army. Marion has a BA in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University and a MBA from the Darden Business School at the University of Virginia.
Raymond Pye, Director of Program Quality & Emerging Programs
Raymond Pye has been with the Prosthetics Outreach Foundation since 1996. He has specialized in the development of POF program sites and the design and manufacture of lower limb prosthetic components in both the private and humanitarian sectors since 1985. Mr. Pye directed manufacturing of the Seattle foot for M+IND Corporation and later worked as marketing director for the Asian and Latin American regions.
Mr. Pye received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Design from Western Washington University, and a New Zealand Certificate of Engineering from the Christchurch Institute of Technology. He currently serves on the Advisory Council of the Global Clubfoot Initiative, and is a member of International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO).
Jessica Dyer, Program Officer
Jessica has worked with POF programs since 2009. She served in the United States Peace Corps from 2007-2009 in a rural village in Uganda, East Africa as a Community Health Extension Worker. Her work included project management for a large-scale community demonstration farm funded by USAID gifting animals to both people living with HIV/AIDS and orphans, developing a sustainable business model for her host organization, and supporting organization staff in implementing and monitoring daily medical testing and counseling. She holds a B.A. from the University of Washington and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health.
Jana Shih, Program Officer
Jana joined the POF team in 2013. She has worked with various grassroots initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa, including community driven HIV/AIDS care in Togo, community health outreach and capacity building in rural Uganda, and human rights based, non-formal education programs in Senegal and The Gambia. Jana holds a BA from McGill University, a MSW from the University of Washington School of Social Work, and a MPH from the University of Washington Department of Global Health.
Shelley Green, Administrative and Marketing Assistant
Shelley became a POF staff member in 2013, from the Student Conservation Association, where she was their NW Regional Coordinator. Shelley has experience working with non-profit organizations in office administration, marketing, communications, educational development and event planning. She also has an extensive volunteer background with various non-profit organizations. Shelley has a BA in History and Political Science.