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Canon Myra B. Garnes is the Canon for Youth & Young Adult Ministries for the Diocese of Long Island. Prior to her arrival in NY, she was the Director of the Cathedral Scholars Program at the Washington National Cathedral in DC and also served as an Academic Class Dean and Director of Multicultural Education at the National Cathedral School in DC. She was installed as an Honorary Canon to...

Dr. John L. Ghertner, MD, was raised in the extremist south during the violent era of racial and religious warfare. He grew up watching his congregation rub swastikas off the Temple in Nashville, while his rabbi marched throughout the beginnings of the protest movement led by Martin Luther King, Jr. For the past 10 or so years, Lory has been working within the migrant community helping his...

Mark Green joins Rural & Migrant Ministry, Inc. and brings more than 30 years of progressively responsible financial, systems and project management experience with small businesses, non-profit companies, as well as multi-national corporations.

Gerardo Gutierrez Jr. Esq., is the founder of the Gutierrez Law Firm which provides legal counseling and representation to the immigrant/Hispanic community of the Hudson Valley, as well as educating the community about their civil rights. His experience spans a broad range of government, federal and state agencies as well as the public and private sectors.

Geoff joined RMM in 2018, as Coordinator for the Hudson Valley/Catskills Center. As a student activist at Rutgers University, he organized around various social justice issues. From 1989-1997, he worked with the Committee In Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES), in a number of elected positions. From 1997-2009, Geoff worked in El Salvador with several organizations promoting...

Dawn Hurley has a background in education and sees education as a key tool of empowerment. She has taught in a variety of settings from a public High School in the South Bronx, to a private school in Kigali, Rwanda to adult ESL in Brooklyn. While living in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Dawn broke away from the classroom to join with a number of young Congolese women to start a fair trade...

The Rev. Gerald W. Keucher is the priest-in-charge of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Brooklyn NY. He is the author of three books on church leadership and finances. He lives on Staten Island NY.

Jane Konitz is a retired Christian Educator having worked for the New Hackensack Reformed Church, Wappingers Falls, NY for 27 years. She is a Certified Associate in Ministry for Christian Education of the Reformed Church in America, and was the RCA's representative to the formation committee of Rural & Migrant Ministry. Jane served as RMM's first secretary and has served on the Board of...

Joseph Kovacs is an independent contractor and consultant to custom woodworking suppliers. He has been in this industry for 40 years, working with architects, designers, and cabinet and furniture manufacturers. He has traveled the world extensively for new sources for the woodworking market. Joe is also an Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor intern. As a church elder, his passion is...

Laura Lecour, Managing Director, has worked for over 25 years as an advocate on behalf of children and migrant farmworkers beginning as a Daycare Provider, then a Tutor/Advocate with Migrant Education, an Interpreter/Translator and currently as Managing Director of RMM. She has a B.S. in Marketing and Management from New York University, and is working toward her M.P.A. at Marist College....

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