Our team is made up of dedicated people from the Middle East and US who share a common goal of helping to put the last, first.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr. Gunnar Klarr (emeritus)
Dr. Mowafak Al Yafi
Dr. Imad Libbus
Dr. Curt Rhodes
Dr. Thomas Resler (emeritus)
Mr. Thane Seager (emeritus)
Mr. John Gappa
Dr. Heather Cordell
Mr. Paul Martin (emeritus)
Mr. Don McCarty
Dave Zehnder (Emeritus)
Jim has worked as Questscope’s financial controller for almost 24 years. His co-workers and the work of Jean Vanier, especially the book Becoming Human, inspire him.
His favorite hobby happens to be mixing and pouring concrete!
Jessica Lawrence joined the staff at Questscope in October of 2023. She is a 2005 graduate of St. Lawrence University, and most recently worked at North Country Public Radio (licensed by St. Lawrence University) for six years in individual and corporate fundraising. She credits a university professor for giving her the courage to join the non-profit world, and wants to leave her mark on everything she does.
Her favorite part of working at Questscope has been the time spent in Jordan, meeting both donors and beneficiaries, and seeing firsthand the amazing work Questscope does.
When not working, she spends most of her free time with her daughter, Gabby, traveling with friends, cooking, and reading.
What I find challenging about my work is the vast geographical area that we cover and we have to travel to reach all the centers I enjoy the great spirit of collaboration in our team and the noble goals that we aim to achieve.
My proudest moment is when I feel that Im one the people who are building the way for the youth to be back on the right track.
What do you like or enjoy most about Questscope?
I enjoy the spirit of family , coffee breaks at each floor , the passion of the teamwork especially when it comes under-pressure.
What is the most important thing you have learned during your work here?
My biggest challenge here is to stick to my schedule with all the little interruptions, but I enjoy solving problems and Im proud of being a part of a team that contributes in serving least fortunate youth in the community.
Ive been specialized in human resources for about 20 years and glad to reflect this experience to my work here at QS, best book I read was (Renew your life).
My biggest challenge working here is to can receive others and deal with them best part about work is now.
Im part of this big family , and Im really proud that we serve such vulnerable youth.
I love my work and love reading and watching movies as well.
What is your title at Questscope? I am an Office Supervisor.
What do you love most about working at Questscope? Everything!
Who would you describe as the most important people in your life? My mother and father are most important to me.
What do you like to do in your free time? I enjoy hanging with my friends, playing cards, watching Barcelona soccer and smoking hookah.
What type of music do you enjoy? I love music from the 80s and 90s, especially Bon Jovi.
Working in the field is always challenging, all these challenges can be overcome by team work, but working with youth and getting to know their differences and their environment is a great thing in my work as well as getting to know a lot of people that works in education.
Im proud to belong to this family (Questscope family), where I learned that every child is a project of a good human that needs only guidance and care Im a simple person aiming to leave a good mark on the people I work with specially children.
Best book I read was (Les Misérables).
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