Our Mali Team
Our Malian staff works out of our office located in Ouelessebougou. They are the key to our success. They work diligently with the villages to deliver our programs and help each community reach their health and education goals.
Our USA Team - Salt Lake City, Utah
Our Utah staff works out of our office in Salt Lake County. The team is kept small to minimize administrative costs. They work closely with the Malian staff, create and evaluate projects, raise funds, and educate the Utah community about Ouelessebougou.
Executive Director, Crys Lee
Crys Lee holds a master’s degree in public administration from Brigham Young University and has worked for over eight years as an executive director in the nonprofit world. In a previous position, Crys led a nonprofit organization that conducted education projects in Ghana, West Africa, and she looks forward to expanding her expertise to Mali. Crys specializes in project management, strategic planning, fundraising, and marketing. Crys is excited to also use her photography and graphic design skills to bring to life the stories of OA’s work in Ouelessebougou.
Finance Manager, Betsie Wolford