Our Staff

The Lamp is committed to a model that recognizes, utilizes, and seeks to amplify the strengths of the country. This is nowhere more evident than in our tremendously dedicated and talented staff. The Lamp is also committed to prioritizing employment for people who live within Cité Soleil itself. Of 15 staff (full and part-time), 8 come from the immediate neighborhood of the Health Center.

Dr. Stanley Metellus, In-Country Medical Director
Dr. Yolanda Vilpigue, Pediatrician
Brunel Chipitre, Lab Manager
Benoit Florestal, National Program Manager
Ruth Alissage, Nurse
Merline Merial, Nurse and Midwife
Astrude Balthazar Tabois, Pharmacy
Evens Damas, Community Health Worker
Jesula Mesilas (left), Mama Joseph (right), Custodians
Denis Musac, Groundskeeper
Salita Lexandre, Community Health Worker
Samuel Exilus, Outreach/support
Dave Belmond, Bookkeeping
Dénold Joseph, X-ray Technician
Anglanès Veillard, Driver
Ricard Samson, Nurse and Midwife

Executive Director

Henry Reimer, Executive Director - Henry has a Master’s degree in International Development Planning and has worked with nonprofit organizations for most of his career.  He has worked in India, Haiti, Ethiopia and the Philippines.  He was the director of the Lamp from 2011 to 2018 and returned to this position in 2021.


Director of Development

Kelli D. Herd, Director of Development  - Kelli has an undergraduate degree in English Writing and an MPA in Nonprofit Management. She has written for several publications including Institutional Investor and Black Enterprise Magazine. Kelli brings to Lamp over 20 years of experience working with a number of nonprofits, helping increase revenue through innovative and unique fundraising strategies, activities, and events.  Kelli is originally from Pittsburgh, PA. And currently lives in Harrison, NJ. 

Board of Directors

James Morgan, M.D.  Chair
Upper Montclair, NJ

Georgette Delinois
Teaneck, NJ

Robert Duval
Port-au- Prince, Haiti

Richard Evans
Montclair, NJ

Dulaurier Jacques, M.D.
Port-au- Prince, Haiti

Dianne Jean François, M.D.
Port-au- Prince, Haiti

Patrick O'Neill
Montclair, NJ

Daniel Tillias
Croix-des- Bouquets, Haiti