The HHAF Team

Board of Directors

Sammy Arthur, Chairman

Sammy Arthur is a native of Ghana and the founding Chairman of The Health & Humanitarian Aid Foundation. He studied mechanical engineering in the 1970's at Kumasi Polytechnic, where he later became a lecturer. After being offered a position at The University of Lagos in Nigeria, he moved there and lectured for many years. It was after that that Sammy moved to America where he met the late Mr. Bob Tisch and soon became special assistant to the family. Now known as the "mystery man" behind the NY Giants, Sammy continues on the legacy of Mr. Tisch through his great humanitarian efforts through HHAF.
David Chen, President

David Chen heads the Departments of Radiology (Administration) and Faculty Practice-Radiology (FGI-MRI Tech) at NYU Langone Medical Center where he is revered as an integral department head. Mr. Chen's dedication to humanitarian efforts, passion and knowledge of advanced medical equipment brought him to decide to be a part of HHAF. He often tells people, "After the first trip to Ghana, I was hooked."
Jane Zaretsky, Humanitarian Director

Jane Zaretsky graduated from George Washington University with a Bachelors degree in Communications in 1983. She has founded two organizations in the United States: Fast Trac and Kids Connected. She has traveled to Grenada, Tanzania and Ghana organizing humanitarian aid and providing medical supplies for those in need and has been active with many non-profit organizations. She is currenlty working with the HHAF's partner, non-profit organization Feed My Starving Children to provide a meal supplementation program for orphanges, schools, HIV outreach programs and vulnerable chidlren in Ghana.
Mendy Markowitz, Medical Director

Dr. Mendel Markowitz graduated from The Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery. For the past eighteen years, he has been in private practice and served as an attending on the oral and maxiofacial service at St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan. In addition to training residents in facial trauma and reconstructive surgery, he is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Member of the New York State Society of Oral and Mallxiofacial Surgeons, Member of the American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists and a Medical Consultant to the New York Rangers. Dr. Markowitz heads the HHAF medical team as Chief Medical Director and has been responsible for the success of over 35 reconstructive surgeries since the organization's inception.
Morgan Jones, Director of Communications
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Morgan Jones attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she studied Communications with a focus in Public Relations and minors in Journalism and Women and Gender Studies.

Legal Counsel: Tiffany Glenn Burres

Tiffany Burress is a personal injury, family law and entertainment & sports attorney licensed to practice in New Jersey and New York. She earned her J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law.
George Arthur, In-Country Coordinator
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