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The Power of One Board of Directors



The Board is responsible for

  • Identifying, discovering & building relationships with Indiana non profits working in the developing world.

  • Accepting and evaluating grant proposals and awarding grants to non profits.

  • Promoting and bringing awareness to the global work of Power of One and its non profit partners


Kevin Gianaris is a medical student at Indiana University, a researcher, and a former humanitarian NGO executive with an interest in reducing the global burden of surgical disease and with experience in South Sudan, Angola, Senegal, Colombia, and the Greek Refugee Crisis. He is born and raised in Indiana and is proud to bring his expertise to Power of 1 in supporting Hoosier organizations in their important and impactful missions. 


Rev. Anastasia R. Holman, MDiv, MBA, is an ordained Elder and endorsed by the AME Zion Church. Rev. Holman is an ACPE Certified Educator and Board-Certified Chaplain (BCC) with the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) and the National Association of Veterans Affairs Chaplains (NAVAC). She currently serves as the Director of Chaplaincy Education and oversees the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Program for the IU Health System. ‍Anastasia is currently a Doctor of Ministry Degree Student at Christian Theological Seminary (CTS). She recently collaborated with Dr. Jim Lemons and other educators to do Chaplaincy continuing eduation with MOI Chaplaincy trainers in Eldoret, Kenya. She currently serves on the board of the Power of One. It is her passion to create courageous enough spaces for students to feel empowered and equipped to reach their goals.


Dr Terri Jump is a highly respected American leadership consultant, educator and thought leader. She develops and evaluates innovative STEM initiatives, leads strategic planning, acquires resources for schools (over $150 million), facilitates leadership training and renewal, and advocates for girls/women in STEM. Dr. Jump was selected for the Homeward Bound global fellowship program, culminating in the largest scientific expedition to Antarctica in 2019- 100 women/33 countries/9 Americans. She is currently writing a children’s book with her Australian colleagues.  She earned a doctorate from Indiana University and has received the highest awards in her profession. As a volunteer boat captain/FL Master Naturalist for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, she shares her passion for preserving the Everglades. She spends time in Montana and Florida and cherishes her Hoosier roots. Dr Jump travels the globe seeking sacred places, hikes the Camino de Santiago, and stands for creating a better world for children.


Shadrek Kamwendo is the Congregation Care Network Manager at IU Health. Prior to joining IU Health, he was Director of Health for Special Olympics Indiana and Program Director at National Kidney Foundation of Indiana. 

Shadreck holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management from Indiana University-South Bend and a Master’s in Business Administration from Anderson University. He is a Tobias Fellow, class of 2020, at Indiana University Kelly School of Business. Shadreck also serves on other boards and organizations in our community.

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Jim Lemons is a neonatologist and Professor of Pediatrics at IU, and has been to Kenya with his wife, Pam, over 30 times over the past 3 decades.   He has been involved with Power of 1 from close to its inception, and values the support and recognition Power of 1 provides to so many groups doing such important work in developing countries.  An African proverb says … “I am because We are”. 

It is important to see and know our global human family, particular the children.   And to understand that we are all connected and equally important to our world, to the cosmos, to the entire creation. 


Mark Lynch is the Executive Director of Basic Needs, Simple Solutions Inc. a charity which partners with other non profits and organizations to address basic needs domestically and internationally. Mark graduated from Purdue University with a BS in Retail Management and La Sierra University with a Masters in Religious Studies. Before the creation of Basic Needs, Simple Solutions Mark was a pastor for over twenty years.


Angel Millard is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW).  She has served as a therapist in residential, hospital, outpatient, school, and community-based settings.

Angel believes in providing service to others in a warm, nonjudgmental

environment. She is passionate about mental health education. Angel

has extensive experience providing training and mentoring to other therapists.

Currently, Angel is a lecturer in the department of Social Work at Indiana

University, Indianapolis. Her style of teaching is holistic, compassionate, and

supportive. Angel’s approach to teaching is strength-based so students will be

empowered to serve the community. Angel is committed to serving marginalized

populations and has mentored young people. She is committed to educating otherson the importance of social justice.Angel believes in empowering individuals and communities so they can draw on

their strengths to overcome obstacles and thrive. Her greatest reward is helping

others to explore ways in which to look forward to the future with hope.


Kendall Millard is an attorney at Barnes & Thornburg in Indianapolis, and has represented dozens of individuals seeking asylum in the U.S. pro bono. He has also worked with and supported non-profit organizations doing international development work for over 25 years, including through the Power of 1, Timmy Global Health, the Rotary Club’s World and Community Service Committee, and St. Luke’s UMC world missions, traveling for community and development projects in Kenya, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic.  He loves to fan the flames of passion others have to make meaningful relationships and transformative impacts in our world. 


Catherine Sartino is an Infection Preventionist at Indiana University Health. She has been facilitating a project in Kenya that has significantly reduced surgical site infections in mothers undergoing cesarean section surgery. In addition to this work she is leading the hospital’s health equity and social determinants of health committee which identifies and addresses health disparities that exist within the healthcare system. It is through this work, and the glaring health inequities that exist across the globe, that sparked her passion for global health.

Luke Sartino

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