Darren Portell will assume the position of stateside administrator for The Hanna Project on August 1, 2012. Founded in 2004 as a humanitarian and relief agency, The Hanna Project is a non-governmental organization known by many people as THP. The Portells have lived in France and North Africa, giving Darren a unique perspective on working with overseas personnel to accomplish the goals of stateside teams.
Portell replaces Joe Wilson, who resigned on June 4. Wilson’s responsibilities will end on July 15 as Portell takes on the duties of stateside administrator. THP has completed projects in North Africa, West Africa, Europe, Central America, South America, Asia, and Central Asia. The agency identifies needs among underserved people and focuses on medical, educational, and relief projects. THP sends teams of highly qualified, trained professionals to bring help, hope, and healing while working in concert with in-country partners.