Ama Foundation Board Of Directors
Bonnie Ellison – Ama Ghar Children’s Home, Kathmandu, Nepal (Country Director)
Suyesh Karki – Ernst & Young, Salt Lake City, UT (Chairman)
Yasmijn Adhikari – Former Global Securities Lending Group, BlackRock, Inc. – San Francisco, CA (Treasurer)
Rob Sanders – Digital Marketer, Adjunct Professor and Global Citizen – San Francisco, CA/Cartagena, Spain
Jane Ellison- Interior Designer, San Rafael, CA
Poonam Mudvari – Bethesda, MD
Sarah Nikles – Geneva, Switzerland
Leslie Brown – Seattle, Washington
Mary Averill – Western Massachusetts
Mary is a currently the Senior Manager of Integrated Behavioral Health at Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) . CCA is a health plan serving dual eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) citizens of Massachusetts ages 21+. In her role, Mary has managed the building and implementation of a team of 30 Clinical Social Workers and Community Health Outreach Workers into CCA’s medical model of care. Prior to CCA, Mary has worked in Higher Education Finance Policy, state government, private practice and as a public school teacher. For over 10 years, Mary’s private clinical work has focused on trauma work and interventions with children and families.
In addition, Mary is a mother, photographer and social worker whose life’s journey has been informed by her passion to comprehend the complexity of human nature. From the corners of the world to the streets of the inner city, she has explored the many faces of people, either through the lens of her camera or through the compassion of her heart. Mary’s photo work has been shown internationally.
Andrea Osbon - Commercial Banking, Wells Fargo