Here are the people that make our mission possible.
Our work would be impossible without this team of dedicated professionals who work tirelessly to improve the lives of those in need both here at home and globally. The PAUSA Staff are committed to fighting the injustice of poverty.
President & CEO
Director of Programs
Shafaq serves as the Programs Manager at Penny Appeal USA and is the driving force behind our diverse programs.
Domestic Violence Projects Lead
Sa’idah Sudan has worked in a Level I Trauma Center for over 20 years, 10 years as their Certified Domestic Violence...
Sivia Campos recently joined Penny Appeal USA at the beginning of 2021. She received her Bachelor's degree in International Affairs from the University...
IT Architect & Systems Manager
Amir Hussain is an IT tech nerd with over 8 years of non-profit experience. With 4+ Salesforce certifications, 7500+ hours in Project Management...
Iman Said is the glue of all inter-departmental work, making sure our team functions as a well-oiled machine. Once upon a time, she...
Head of Marketing and Communications
Mariya has worked in the nonprofit sector for over thirteen years, with extensive experience in leadership, marketing and communications.
Ruann is in charge of all things #teamorange. She manages all communication with volunteers, is responsible for ensuring social service events are held, and empowers...
Rehma manages all communication with our donors. She is responsible for maintaining customer satisfaction as well as familiarizing our donors with the...
Head of Events & Partnerships
Hoda Lajili is a passionate humanitarian who is dedicated to the mission of ending poverty. She serves as the Head of Events & Partnerships.
Chancey June Gannett
Chancey June contributes her passion for photography, filmmaking, and storytelling as a member of PAUSA’s marketing team.
Board of Directors
Our Board Directors commit their time, talent, and treasure to ensuring we have the right resources, strategy and governance structure to serve our mission. Their foresight, oversight and insight enables us to serve our beneficiaries in the best manner possible.