Board of Trustees

Suzanne Whitehead Executive Director

Suzanne has experience in 44 countries and loves connecting people to the places and causes she loves. She holds a degree in Social-Cultural Anthropology with minors in Political Science and African Studies and a MPA degree from Brigham Young University. Prior to her time with HELP, Suzanne worked for Especially for Youth overseeing programs in Utah and California and for Brigham Young University planning study abroad programs. A native from Montana, Suzanne is also fluent in Russian. 

Brooks Dame

Brooks graduated from Thunderbird with a master degree in International Business specializing in marketing.  Brooks is the VP of HR at Woodgrain Millwork and Founder and CEO of Proof Eyewear. Brooks is often found speaking on business, start ups, social entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship at universities, schools, business groups and community organizations. He has shot and produced 2 documentary films related to poverty in developing nations. "Que Vivan los Pepenadores" "Long Live the Trash sifters" was an award winning film that was screened at a handful of film festivals.  He currently lives in Eagle, Idaho with his wife Cristi and 2 sons Nixon and Beckett.