The Ayiti Community Trust (ACT) is the country’s first endowed fund, building on Haiti’s assets and driven by Haitians’ local needs while providing resources for sustainable solutions. ACT is registered in Haiti and operates as a grant-making community foundation. The fund will provide sustainable support to Haitian organizations in Haiti within three interconnected pillars: environment, civic education, and entrepreneurship. Registered as 501(c)3 organization in the US, ACT has been incubated by The Miami Foundation, the largest community foundation serving Miami for more than 50 years.

Executive Committee

Our dynamic team have worked tirelessly to create a vehicle for sustained impact in Ayiti. Now is an opportunity to contribute positively to transformational history!

Ghislain Gouraige Jr.

Ghislain Gouraige Jr.

BOARD CHAIR

HAITIAN-AMERICAN

Michele King Soffer

Michele King Soffer

BOARD VICE CHAIR

HAITIAN-AMERICAN

Dr. Guerda Nicolas

Dr. Guerda Nicolas

BOARD SECRETARY

HAITIAN-AMERICAN

Pierre J. Imbert

Pierre J. Imbert

CO-FOUNDER & CEO

HAITIAN

Natacha J. Janac

Natacha J. Janac

HAITIAN-AMERICAN

Richard J. Roy

Richard J. Roy

HAITIAN-AMERICAN

Beatrice Dalencour-Turnier

Beatrice Dalencour-Turnier

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER

HAITIAN

Oswald Brandt

Oswald Brandt

HAITIAN

Mireille Chancy Gonzalez

Mireille Chancy Gonzalez

HAITIAN-AMERICAN

Patrick F. Martin

Patrick F. Martin

HAITIAN-AMERICAN

Hannah Brandes

Hannah Brandes

FRIEND OF HAITI

Joanne “Jojo” Maislin

Joanne “Jojo” Maislin

TREASURER

FRIEND OF HAITI

Matthew S. Anderson

Matthew S. Anderson

HAITIAN-AMERICAN

Rebecca Mandelman

Rebecca Mandelman

VP FOR STRATEGY & ENGAGEMENT AT THE MIAMI FOUNDATION

FRIEND OF HAITI

Board of Directors

Pascale Charlot, J.D.

Pascale Charlot, J.D.

HAITIAN

Commissioner Jean Monestime

Commissioner Jean Monestime

HAITIAN-AMERICAN

Maryse Pénette-Kedar

Maryse Pénette-Kedar

HAITIAN

Trabian Shorters

Trabian Shorters

FRIEND OF HAITI

Dannie Augustin

Dannie Augustin

HAITIAN-AMERICAN

Sarah Bouchereau

Sarah Bouchereau

HAITIAN-AMERICAN

Bennett Rathbun

Bennett Rathbun

FRIEND OF HAITI

Jean-Pierre Trouillot

Jean-Pierre Trouillot

HAITIAN-AMERICAN

Rock Soffer

Rock Soffer

FRIEND OF HAITI

Members of Staff

Guitele Nicoleau, Ed.D.

Guitele Nicoleau, Ed.D.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Ireọlá Ọláifá

Ireọlá Ọláifá

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Friends of ACT

Abner Septembre

Abner Septembre

HAITIAN

Jonathan Vilma

Jonathan Vilma

HAITIAN-AMERICAN

David Lawrence Jr.

David Lawrence Jr.

FRIEND OF HAITI

Roman Lyskowski

Roman Lyskowski

FRIEND OF HAITI

Wendy Francois

Wendy Francois

HAITIAN-AMERICAN

Samuel Ludington

Samuel Ludington

HAITIAN-AMERICAN

The Ayiti Community Trust (ACT) is the country’s first endowed fund, building on Haiti’s assets and driven by Haitians’ local needs while providing resources for sustainable solutions. ACT is registered in Haiti and operates as a grant-making community foundation.

PLEDGE TO INVEST

Ayiti Community Trust

Dr. Guerda Nicolas
University of Miami
1507 Levante Ave, Max Orovitz Building, Room MO 308-B,

Coral Gables, FL 33146