People

 

BOARD MEMBER: Dr. Joseph Henriques is the Tysons Campus Pastor for McLean Bible Church in Vienna, Virginia. Before assuming his new duties at McLean, Dr. Henriques was the Academic Dean of Moody Graduate School in Chicago. He was also an Air Force Chaplain (Lt.Col) for 21 years in the Air National Guard. Other work experiences include being President of New Enterprise Education and Training Services as an education business consultant, founder of an international school in Portugal, as well as an author in the field of intercultural communications. Dr. Henriques holds a Th.M and a DMin.

 

BOARD MEMBER: CJ Goeller has eighteen years of experience in doing ministry through InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at James Madison University, from which he graduated with a B.S. in Psychology. C.J. specializes is in organizational structure and management, and his contributions have been instrumental in developing LOTI’s ministry framework.

 

BOARD MEMBER: Jonathan Henriques holds degrees in Law (Juris Doctor, Public International Law focus) and Anthropology (BS). He has experience working with communities in Africa and the Middle East on development and legal reform projects. His insight into culturally sensitive and adaptive models for development has proven critical for the success of LOTI projects.

 

BOARD MEMBER: Will Schnorr holds an M.E. in Sustainable Energy Engineering from the University of Maryland. His specialization include the optimization of building energy systems and their impact on energy costs. As an undergraduate student at James Madison University Will worked with LOTI through the research partner program on his capstone project, which involved the research and demonstration of biogas digesters as a sustainable energy source for villages in Western Kenya. Will traveled with LOTI to Namawanga, Kenya to provide technical support and training on the design, construction, and use of biogas for cooking applications.

 

FOUNDING DIRECTOR: Reed Barton, P.E. holds a M.S. in Environmental Engineering, and is a licensed professional engineering in the state of Virginia. Reed worked has worked as a consulting Environmental Scientist for a wide variety of Federal and Industrial clients on environmental issues, including; the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hess Corp., Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, and AIG.

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, COFOUNDER: Dr. Justin Henriques holds a Ph.D. and MS in systems engineering, and a masters in Urban and Environmental Planning (MUEP). Through LOTI, he has worked extensively on the design, and implementation of appropriate technology for developing communities. He also started and runs LOTI's research partner program, where he directs student design and research teams on technologies for low-income communities.