Who We Are

The ROP consists of our Rwandan staff, our board of directors, local and international partners and our supporters from all corners of the globe.

ronDr. Ron Reinsch - President

Ron is a retired OB/GYN who practiced at Kaiser in San Diego for many years. During his full time practice he made trips to Honduras, Lithuania, Russia, Ghana, Mexico, and Congo, working with those in need and teaching. His first visit to Rwanda was in 2005 and seeing the homeless children in the streets left a profound effect on him. He has continued to help them through the ROP ever since.

 

 

Sean JonesSean Jones - Executive Director

Sean began working for the ROP as a volunteer in mid 2009. He came to Rwanda to assist the center in January 2010 and soon took over the day to day management of the program. In 2012 he was asked to be the Executive Director of the organization. He was invited to join the board of directors in 2009.

 

 

Jenny CloverJenny Clover - UK Chairwoman

Jenny is a journalist from the UK who moved to Rwanda in early 2010 and began working with the ROP a few months later. She has been at the ROP Center in Kigali ever since. Jenny was elected as a Board Member for the US board in 2011.

 

 

Kimberly TaylorKimberly Taylor - Treasurer

Kim graduated from UCLA in Accounting and Economics and is a tax accountant who learned about ROP through local work in San Diego. Once hearing more about the children in Rwanda, Kim wanted to be more involved in their growth and development. She plans on visiting the orphanage sometime this year. Kim was elected as a Board member in 2013.

 

 

Larry CrabillLarry Crabill - Global Development Director

Larry, based in Little Rock, Arkansas, is a financial consultant serving the financial services industry. He was invited to join the board in 2013. He serves the ROP as Global Development Director. His primary responsibility is to oversee fundraising for our much needed construction project. You can contact him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

Dr. James HallDr. James Hall

Dr. Hall is a retired dentist from San Diego. He has been with Rwandan Orphans Project since 2007 and has visited Rwanda and the ROP Center four times. He has donated his time as a dental health provider as well as by organizing, overseeing and advocating for the Center to the local government and community in Kigali.

 

 

JoAnn LongerboneJoAnn Longerbone

When JoAnn returned from a group trip to Kigali in 2006 to research the original orphanage she knew that she wanted to be part of the group helping these street children. When the ROP was founded she agreed to serve as Treasurer and Accountant, which she did for many years.