Meet the Team

Meet the Team

 

Kerry Maguire, DDS, MSPH

Chair, Options for Children in Zambia.

Kerry is a general dentist with advanced training in public health. Currently she is director of the Forsyth Kids program of the Forsyth Dental Institute that provides dental screening and prevention services to schoolchildren in Eastern Massachusetts.  Her interest in international health began in 1988 when working with the Colorado Migrant Health Program.  She has balanced her experience in academic and corporate dentistry with an interest in fiber arts (www.PieceworksZambia.org).

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Thomas P. Stossel, MD                       Director and Clerk, Options for Children in Zambia

Tom is a hematologist with accomplishments in cell biology research.  He recently retired as American Cancer Society Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Senior Physician at Boston’s Brigham & Women’s Hospital.  He is also a Visiting Scholar of The American Enterprise Institute. His interest in international health was nonexistent until he married Options Chairperson, Kerry Maguire.  Now he is a devout believer in community service and proud to be an honorary Zambian with an appointment at the University of Zambia’s University Teaching Hospital.

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Tembo Mudenda, DMD

Director, Options for Children in Zambia.

Tembo retired from many years as a practicing dentist in Livingston, Zambia. He has many connections in the Zambian government.

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Florence Mudenda

Director, Options for Children in Zambia.

Florence is an educator who served as head of a girls’ school in Livingstone, Zambia.  Presently she is working as an advisor to the Zambian Ministry of Education.

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Donna Golemme, C.P.A.


Director, Options for Children in Zambia

Donna is the Executive Director for Operations at Tufts University.  She is also a beading artist and co-owner of BeadCache, a retail beading business in Mansfield, Massachusetts.   Donna considers being able to re-introduce bead-weaving techniques to the creative and talented women of Muchila has been the opportunity of a lifetime. The vibrancy, talent and passion of these women to work hard and produce amazing handcrafted creations to generate income has been nothing short of inspirational.

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Rich Golemme, C.P.A.

Board of  Directors, Treasurer and Assistant Clerk for Options for Children in Zambia

Rich is an entrepreneur and co-owner of BeadCache, a retail store in Mansfield, Massachusetts. Rich has been involved in both the commerce and the dental missions at Options for Children since 2009. In addition to his work instigating Muchila’s beading micro-finance project, Rich has also worked to provide supporting sterilization services to the village dentistry mission, and coordinated the construction of our birthing/dental center in the village of Muchila.

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