BOARD OF DIRECTORS
DR. ABUL SHARAH
Abul completed his undergraduate education in India, earning a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Tokyo and a Ph.D. in engineering physics from Carleton University in Canada. He immigrated to the United States in 1972, where he had a 27 year professional career in executive and management at companies such as Tectonics Research, Inc., Honeywell, Inc., and MTS Systems Corporation. Abul took an early retirement in 1999 to found International Village Clinic. He remains its executive director.
Iqbal joined the board in 2012. He is a retired electrical engineer, living in Silver Spring, Maryland. He earned a Master’s degree in electrical engineering from Northeastern University, Boston and held engineering positions at Stone & Webster, Bechtel and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Born in India in a village, not far from our project site, Iqbal knows the language and the culture of the region and can make a significant contribution in overseeing our project.
Terry is Executive Director of Rural Health Innovations (RHI) and Founder and now Senior Advisor to the National Rural Health Resource Center (the Center). The Center is currently the United States' leading rural health technical assistance provider and has multiple contracts with various agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Hill has testified before Congressional committees and at the White House, and spoken at more than 150 national and state health conferences.
Chris is the founder and President of DKC Properties, Inc., an apartment development and property management company operating in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri and Ohio. Mr. Holm has been actively involved in a number of service organizations, including the Northern Star Council of the Boy Scouts and Mental Health Resources. He is past president of the Rotary Club of Wayzata, Minnesota, and served as District Governor in 2008-09.
Raymond joined the IVC Board of Directors when it was founded in 1999. He is currently CEO and President of Infinite Power Solutions, which he started in 2006. Mr. Johnson was previously CEO and President of RocketChips, Inc., Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Lemna International, Inc., Director of International Business Development at Decision System, Inc., and Senior International Business Manager at Honeywell, Inc.
Dave is an attorney with offices in Apple Valley, MN. His practice is dedicated to bankruptcy/debt settlement, wills & trusts as well as tax return preparation and tax problem resolution. Dave is a community leader and is active in Apple Valley, MN chapter of Rotary International and a charter member for the Apple Valley Minnesota "Behind the Yellow Ribbon" organization. He served as president of Apple Valley rotary club in 2013/2014 and is currently the chair of the Apple Valley Rotary Club Foundation Board.
Dan is currently employed as an Operations Supervisor at LTCG, a third party administrator of long term care insurance policies. He has been involved in Rotary for over 20 years with the Hudson Rotary Club in Hudson, Wisconsin. Dan has been President of the Club twice and is heavily involved in International charities through Rotary.
Michael has been engaged in the general practice of law in Burnsville since 1980. He has worked with Abul in an unofficial capacity since shortly after the founding of IVC. In 2014 he joined the IVC board.
Paula brings to the boarda 24 years of nursing practice in all areas of maternal and newborn services, 9 years in project management in clinical information systems implementation and more than 7 years in community health and medical mission program development at Fairview Health Services. McNabb holds a BS in Nursing from St. Olaf College, a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership Certificate from the College of St. Catherine, and a Master of Arts in Nursing from Augsburg College.
David was elected to the IVC board in 2012. Prior to coming on the board, he worked with Abul Sharah in securing matching grants from The Rotary Foundation. He continues to work with Abul in this effort. David owns and operates a CPA practice in Bloomington, MN. He is actively involved in civic, community, business and professional organizations as well.
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