Board of Directors

Noorullah Noorzad, President and CEO

The founder and president of the organization, Noorzad saw first-hand the tragic lives of children living on the streets in Central Asia. Source of Compassion grew out of his concern for drug-addicted children in those regions and beyond. It is his life’s work to help these children.

Don Beacham, Treasurer

Don graduated from LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas with a BS in Aviation Technology, and worked in the aviation industry for 12 years as a technical service manager. As director of Partners Across Cultures, Don has sought to build meaningful relationships between Americans and overseas counterparts all over the world, including Turkey, Nepal, China, Mexico, Thailand, India, Mongolia, and Malaysia. He is a charter board member of Source of Compassion.

Debbie Chang, Secretary

Debbie is an artist, entrepreneur, and linguist. She holds a BS in architectural design from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s in applied linguistics from the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics in Dallas, Texas. She worked as a project manager for five years at S+H Construction in Cambridge, Massachusetts and has taught English as a second language in Boston’s Chinatown, Beijing, and Arlington, Texas. As sole proprietor of Debbie Chang Designs, she designs and fabricates her own line of jewelry inspired by a diversity of cultures. She enjoys spending time with and learning from Central Asian immigrants in the Dallas area.

James Walker – Board Member

James directs a nonprofit educational organization. His distinguished teaching and speaking career has taken him throughout the US and spanned the globe. He contributes his organizational experience, connections to key people, and words of wisdom to the S.O.C. board.

Jonathan D. Anderson – Board Member

Jonathan graduated from Tarrant County College with a degree in Construction Management. He has worked in the construction industry for 7 years. Currently, Jonathan works as a Project Engineer for Sedalco Construction Services. His construction experience includes Commercial, Government, Municipal Water and Wastewater, and Residential projects. Jonathan’s heart is to help children learn their value and inspire hope through the Vocational Training offered by S.O.C.

Russell Perry, Board Adviser

Russell Perry – Board Member

CPA, accounting professional with 7 years public experience, experienced in financial statement audits, reviews, agreed upon procedures, and compilations. Specializing in career schools, colleges, non-profit organizations, and employee benefit plans. Russell graduated university of North Texas, in Denton, TX with a degree Master of Science in accounting in 2010.

Advisors

Lilly Ramphal MD, MPH

Dr. Ramphal has a Medical Degree from Rutgers Medical School in Newark and completed a Master’s degree and Residency in the Midwest Center for Occupational Health & Safety at the University of Minnesota . She is Board Certified and a Fellow in Occupational and Environmental Medicine under the American Board of Preventive Medicine. She taught for seventeen years at the School of Public Health -UNT School of Health Sciences and received an Award for Teaching Excellence in 2017.  She is particularly interested in standardization of chronic medical care to improve population disease trends, maximize resources to assist with data analysis and have the most impact on disease outcomes including addiction and associated social problems.  She is married to Dr. Rolf Naley, and has three adult children.

Rolf Naley MD, MS

Dr. Rolf K Naley has been a family practitioner in Texas since 1996. He graduated from the University of Minnesota completed his residency at the University of Utah.  He has a Master’s degree in Hospital Administration.  He is currently on the board of Source of Compassion.  He is married to Dr. Lilly Ramphal Naley and has three adult children.

Executive

Dr. Elmira Kalieva: Central Asia advisor. Read More…

Ulianoor Noorzad: Afghanistan Project Assistant

Dr. Akhliddin Z

Dr. Akhliddin Ziyodulloev: Director of Tajikistan project

Christina Henderson:
Public Relations Assistant

Adel Ghaly:
Maintenance Assistant

Jamshed Sunil: Afghanistan project Coordinator

Natalia Kryshkovets: Kyrgyzstan branch office assistant

Source of Compassion is grateful to the following for their support and contributions.

Partners Across Cultures