New York Medical Mission to Nicaragua

NICNY

New York Medical Mission to Nicaragua

2014 Team Members

Greg Wright - Medical Director

Greg (54) is a physician assistant for the Oneida Hospital Emergency Room.  He is the medical director for the Team.  This will be his eighth mission trip to Nicaragua.  He has also been on a mission trip to Haiti.

Steve Evans - Away Team Member

Steve (45) is an emergency medical technician for Greater Lenox Ambulance in Canastota.  This is his first Mission trip.  He is traveling with his son Corey.

David Felix - Away Team Member

David (64) is a retired naval officer.  This will be his second Mission trip.  He is traveling with his wife, Linda.

Carole Gehrig - Ropa Director

Carole (75) is a retired elementary school teacher.  She has made several Mission trips as Ropa Director.  She is a great fundraising chairperson!  She chaired the Mardi Gras and Mystery Theater fundraisers at the New Hartford Church.

Devon Geiger - Away Team Member

Devon (17) is a high school student in Savannah, GA.  This is his second Mission trip.  He is traveling with his grandmother, Janet.

James LaBarre - Pharmacy Director

James (37) is currently a student at a lingual school in Costa Rica.  This will be his seventh Mission trip to Nicaragua as our Pharmacy Director.  He has also been on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic.  He will travel by bus to meet with the Team in Managua.

Caylee Link - Lab Director

Caylee (18) is a senior at Vernon Verona Sherill High School.  This will be her third Mission trip.  Sh is our Lab Director, usually doing most of our lab tests.

Cheryl Palmer - Away Team Member

Cheryl (29) is a registered nurse.  She is a wound care specialist who has been on several Mission trips.  She has run several fundraisers on her own each year.

Tom Sexton - Away Team Member

Tom (23) is an emergency medical technician and Syracuse fire fighter.  This is his first Mission trip.  He is traveling with his girlfriend Kim.

Bill Wolff - Away Team Member

Bill (46) is a nurse practitioner in the Oneida Hospital Emergency Room.  This is his second Mission trip.  He is traveling with his son Billy.

Sue LaBarre - Team Leader

Sue (54), is a registered nurse for the Oneida Hospital Emergency Room.  She is the team leader for the Team.  This will be her seventh mission trip to Nicaragua. She is the mother of Team pharmacist James LaBarre.

Corey Evans - Away Team Member

Corey (13) is a student at Canastota School.  Corey has been waiting to go on a Nicaragua Mission trip since he was six.  He is traveling with his dad, Steve.

Linda Felix - Away Team Member

Linda (63) is a retired tax accountant.  She runs the Compassion Connection Food Pantry at Believer's Chapel.  This will be her second Mission trip.  She is traveling with her husband David.

Jerry Gortner - Away Team Gate Keeper

Jerry (72) is a retired financial planner.  He has been several Mission trips, and serves as our gate keeper.

Janet McMahon - Away Team Provider

Janet (59) is an emergency room physician in Savannah, GA.  She has been on several Mission trips to Nicaragua as a provider.  She fell in love with Nicaragua and has purchased a retirement home there.  She is traveling with her grandson Devon.

Marcia Newsom - Provider

Marcia (66) is a semi-retired family practice physician.  She is a long time friend of Dr. McMahon and this is her first Mission trip.

Betty Miller - Ropa Director

Betty (66) is a postal worker and former veterinary technician.  She helps the Orphanage with their goat herd and has been on several Mission trips.  She is our other Ropa Director.

Sue Secor - Away Team Photographer

Sue (51) is a registered nurse in the Oneida Hospital Emergency Room.  This is her third Mission trip.  She is this year's photographer.  Sue is famous for being left behind by the 2013 team where she had to run behind the bus to catch up.

Kim Ray - Away Team Member

Kim (25) is a pharmacist at Tops in Canastota.  This is her first Mission trip.  She is traveling with her boyfriend  Tom.

Billy Wolff - Away Team Member

Billy (14) is a student at Camden.  This is his first Mission trip.  He is traveling with his dad, Bill.