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Championing the Cause of
World Orphans Day Around the World

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ted Perlman

The Stars Foundation™

Ted Perlman,
 is an American musician, record producer, songwriter, and arranger. He has produced, arranged, recorded, and toured with major artists Whitney Houston, Harry Belafonte, Bob Dylan, Diana Ross, Burt Bacharach, Ronald Isley, Alessandra Rosaldo, The Manhattans, Blush, Ringo Starr, Joe Cocker, Chicago, and Young MC.
Ted is the Music Director for the Orphans AID event in 2022 at Mockingbird Theater in Franklin, TN, and he will serve as Music Director at the UN events and Washington, DC events for The Stars Foundation

Stephen and Rhonda

The Stars Foundation™

Stephen Wrench and Rhonda Wrench,
A partial list of those Wrench has been associated with in some capacity as a producer or musician: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Toto, Loverboy, Missing Persons, Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band, Eddie and the Cruisers, Dr. Hook, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Bad Company, Bonnie Raitt, Tommy Tutone, Survivor, Rossington Collins Band, Rick Springfield, John Anderson, Starship, Darryl Worley, Dr. Hook, David Allen Coe, ABBA and Molly Hatchet. He also promotes songs through his company Musik and Film by getting musicians' recordings out to 250,000 radio stations.

He serves in many capacities with us on the Board of Directors, including Chairman of the Orphans AID event at Songbirds Museum in Chattanooga. His wife Rhonda also serves and is Co-Chair of the event for Orphans AID/Chattanooga.

Tom Proctor

The Stars Foundation™

Tom Proctor - Board of Directors , Grand Marshall Ride for Life of The Stars Foundation,
  Tom Proctor is an American actor. Proctor is best known for such films and television series as Lawless, Justified, the role of Biddee in 12 Years a Slave, Django Unchained, Looper, Touched by an Angel, and the role of Horuz in Guardians of the Galaxy. He has appeared in over 100 movies, doing stunts and character parts throughout his career in Hollywood. He is taking his band, Tom Proctor Band, on the road in 2022 with concerts for Veterans Suicide Awareness and Prevention.

He is Grand Marshall with Roger Piggott for the 3-week Ride for Life Across America for The Stars Foundation, advocating for veteran's Suicide Prevention.

Thornton Cline

The Stars Foundation™

Thornton Cline Board of Directors,
With over 1,000 published songs, 150 recorded songs, and twenty-six adult, YA, and children’s books published, Thornton Cline has been nominated multiple times for Grammy and Dove Awards. Cline’s songs have appeared on TV and in film. Cline has been honored with “Songwriter of the Year” twice in a row and received a platinum award for certified sales of over one million album units in Europe. He was recently inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. He and Lacie Carpenter will spearhead the building of a 12-member Songwriters Council with The Stars Foundation.

Mark D. Siljander

Board of Regents -The Stars Foundation, Co-Chair of International Day of Peace Event -The Stars Foundation™

Mark D. Siljander, Former US AMBASSADOR TO THE United Nations, Board of Regents for The Stars Foundation,
 Mark Deli Siljander is an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Representative from the state of Michigan. He also served our country as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations during the Reagan administration. He authored the book A Deadly Misunderstanding: A Congressman's Quest to Bridge the Muslim-Christian Divide. Ban Ki Moon traveled with him to many nations in Africa for humanitarian purposed trips.

Chris St. John

The Stars Foundation™

Chris St. John,
Chris is a renaissance man with a thriving law practice. He’s a judge, and Founder of HALO MISSION, a charity he founded to help orphans by taking doctors to Africa and Central America to provide medical services and medical supplies. Now he is recording songs in Nashville with Legendary producer Stephen Wrench.

He will be instrumental in the humanitarian aid and service projects of The Stars Foundation in Europe, Native American Reservations, Central America, and Africa. He will also make appearances as a performer.

Troy Miller

The Stars Foundation™

Troy Miller, Board of Directors, TN World Orphans Day Chairman,
Troy is the President of NRB TV and serves as the Chairman of the National Religious Broadcasters Convention. NRB TV has over 50,000,000 households in the USA. Troy A. Miller is a senior executive with more than 30 years of management and business experience. He spent six years with Coral Ridge Ministries, three of those as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer focusing on strategic direction and planning.

He has spoken at seminars on strategic business planning, information technology integration, organizational development, and Christian apologetics, as well as teaching pastors in the Far East. He has been married to Marsha for 32 years and has four adopted children. NRB TV offers free air time to The Stars Foundation for PSA’s and also select programming such as the commissioned Hearts on Fire TV series.

Roger Piggott

The Stars Foundation™

Roger J. Piggott is the CEO of Iceman Productions™,
and with his 25 years of programming, Roger headed the sports marketing and sponsor procurement agency of record associated with Sports Canada, a branch of the Canadian government. His cutting-edge technical abilities coupled with blue chip corporate sponsorship relations, proved positive to a worldwide television audience. He was able to gain valuable expertise in all aspects of event management, television production, blue chip sponsorship marketing and syndicated broadcast. Achievements included: The Commonwealth Games, Summer and Winter Olympics, 1992 and numerous profiled “live and tape delayed” broadcast of national and international events and mass consumer driven campaigns and concerts. Piggott expanded his business into golf, ski, powerboat TV and concert productions, which were hosted at world-class resorts on the global stage. With more than 350 Iceman branded and produced Television episodes in worldwide distribution, he is highly respected among sports professionals and celebrities and proudly supports the American and Canadian Armed Forces. Roger, a renown sports promotion maverick originally based out of Toronto, Canada. Now with Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire, he is branding Iceman Golf and Iceman Extreme Sports channels on-line to enhance viewership while supporting a Fortune 500 client base.

Cheryl Robeson Piggott

The Stars Foundation™

Cheryl Robeson Piggott,
is the Founder of World Orphans Day™ that is commemorated globally in 100 countries in 2022. She is the CEO of The Stars Foundation™. With over 30 years in philanthropic works, Cheryl has worked in cause related marketing campaigns including several in mass consumer retail markets. She worked with Garth Brook’s mother, Colleen, Vince Gill, Willie T. Ribbs, Bill Cosby, Geoff Bodine, Stella Parton, and Tanya Tucker. Cheryl has developed NFL Stadium National Anthem Performances and celebrity enhanced campaigns with Country Music Artists with support from NFL Coach Sam Wyche as our National Advisory Board member. Results driven for philanthropic work; she has spearheaded humanitarian aid contributions of goods-in-kind totaling $115,000,000 to non-profit partners worldwide.

Additionally, Cheryl helped facilitate bringing The Crosby Celebrity Golf Tournament with 300 celebrities to her home state of North Carolina, where the event brought in $13,000,000 dollars for charitable causes. Cheryl, along with husband Roger, also were production coordinators for the 10 City Rolling Thunder™ Flame of Freedom Ride to the National Mall with Geoff Bodine (NASCAR) as Grand Marshall for Veteran causes.

Robin Gordon

The Stars Foundation™

Robin Gordan, Since 1990, Robin has called Music Row home for his legal practice. He was first introduced to private practice as an associate with a well-known litigation and entertainment firm in Nashville, TN. During his early years, he represented artists such as George Jones, Tammy Wynette, Ronnie Milsap, and Garth Brooks. Robin has been a very strong director for The Stars Foundation for 15 years.

Dr. Frank Kaufmann Board of Regents

The Stars Foundation™

Dr. Frank Kaufmann Board of Regents,
is president of the Twelve Gates Foundation from which he continues his over 30 years of work internationally in the arena of religion and peace. He has worked with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, directors of several Vatican offices and commissions, and likewise with leaders from all the world’s religions both in urgent moments of war and peace, and in shepherding long term relations among the major communities of faith.

He is director of the Professor’s World Peace Academy, He is on the committee to help facilitate World Orphans Day being observed by the United Nations for The Stars Foundation.

Dr Lauren Patterson

The Stars Foundation™

Dr. Lauren Patterson
Secretary to the Board of Directors

The Stars Foundation™

Will Jordan,
owner of The Legendary Kimbro’s, is owner of the newly renovated Mockingbird Theater in Franklin, TN. He is donating the space to The Stars Foundation as we need it. He is also a writer and photographer and interested in traveling to various countries with The Stars Foundation.


National Advisory Board

Jay Paul Deratany
Jay Paul Deratany
Foster Boy Movie, Producer

Dr. Kathryn Whetten
Dr. Kathryn Whetten
Duke University

Angela Culliver
Angela Culliver
Team owner of American Basketball Association

Prema Thiagarajah
Prema Thiagarajah
Founder, Nashville Film Institute

Nancy Davis
Nancy Davis
National Advisory Council Gold Level - Host


Brian Esposito
Brian Esposito 


Gary Van Dyke
Gary Van Dyke
CEO, Food for Orphans

Allison Allen
Allison Allen
Mary Magdalene Project

Adam Rhodes
Adam Rhodes
Director, GoCampus
Nashville
Gold Level - Host

TJ SMITH
TJ Smith
Speakers Bureau-
President
Patriots against Child Trafficking

Financial Advisory Committee

Ken Youngstead
Ken Youngstead

Kraft CPA

Rachel Nawrocki
Rachel Nawrocki
Resource Associates

Staff

Cheryl Robeson-Piggott
CEO

Tauchi Motoi
Emeritus,Vice President

Roger J. Piggott
VP of Media and Broadcast

Adria Hyde
Production   Assistant

Kristi Kemmer
Graphic Artist


Arizona Board of Advisors

Angel Marie Monachelli
Executive Assistant

DJ Khamis
Chairman, Project Manager for Victory Mountain Project

Pat Gillum
Advisory Council Member (President, Sisterhood Extravaganza)

Patrice Register
Secretary, Registered Agent, Advisory Council Member

Ray Florio
Advisory Council Member, National Health Advisory Council

Rosyln Williams
Advisory Council Member, "Life Matters" TV series producer

Tracy Sanders
Advisory Council Member



Board of Regents- Nashville

Harry Taylor
Harry Taylor
Gaylord Springs Links Golf Club, Director of Golf

Kent Wells
Kent Wells
 Producer, Dolly Parton's Theme song for World Orphans Day

Joe Taggert
Joe Taggert
Tennessee Golf Foundation, President 



NASHVILLE COMMITTEE

Kent Wells
Kent Wells Productions, Nashville, TN

Shawn Parr
Actor, On-Air Host NASH Nights Live

Eric Opron
Managing Director, Omni Hotels & Resorts Nashville

Harry Taylor
Dir of Golf, Gaylord Springs Golf Links

James Paschal
Head Pro, Gaylord Springs Golf Links

Troy Miller
President, NRB TV World Orphans Day Honorary Chairman

Arline Bell
Sr. VP of Programming, NRB TV

Buddy Jewell
Ambassador of Goodwill Recording Artist

Jeff Bates
Ambassador of Goodwill Recording Artist

Ken Abraham
Ambassador of Goodwill Bestselling author

Beau Davidson
Ambassador of Goodwill Recording Artist, Actor

Nicole C Mullen
Ambassador of Goodwill Recording Artist

Robin Gordon, Esq.
Gordon Law Group, Director of TSF

Joe Taggert
Former Pres. of Tennessee Golf Foundation

Elaine Crockett
The Vinny, Assistant Director

Cathy Robinson
Marty Robbin's Daughter in Law

Brian Paden, Exq.
Gordon Law Group 

Michael Reischman

Katie Floyd
Events Coordinator, Arrington at the Vineyards, Arrington, TN

Ryan Turek
General Manager, Arrington at the Vineyards

Diane Aragon-Lafornaro
Sales Manager, Lamar Advertising Company of Nashville

Terri Kimmerley
Campaign Coordinator, Lamar Advertising Company of Nashville

Heather McCroskey
Director of Event Sales, Country Music Hall of Fame

Ken Fly
Owner, Bar-B-Que Caboose, Lynchburg, TN

Lori Frame
General Manager, Bar-B-Que Caboose, Lynchburg, TN

Lindsay Curtis
Director of Marketing, Taziki’s Mediterranean Café

Jackie & Don Gregory
Owners, Simply Living Life, Arrington, TN

Joshua Smith
CEO, The Standard at Smith House

Jeffery Howard
Publisher, Dabora, Inc, Shelbyville, TN

Tony Conway
Conway Entertainment Group

Kent Wells
Producer, Kent Wells Productions, World Orphans Day Theme Song

Nicole C Mullen's Publicist
Karen Brockington, Mile Atkins Entertainment

Gary Van Dyke
Food for Orphans CEO, Executive Council, World Orphans Day


 

EAST TENNESSEE COMMITTEE

Brooke Voloskova
Administrative Coordinator, The Stars Foundation

Joe Morris
Founder, JC Morris Family Foundation

Lisa Martin
Travel Agent, Pigeon Forge, TN

Lisa Hanna
Travel Agent,Expedia Cruise Travel Centers

Dave Benjamin
Missionary, HEARTS on Fire Ministry

Chance Harker
Wyndham Marketing, Promotions consultant

Erica Cotter
Wyndham Marketing, East Tennessee Events Coordinator

Nelson Carvalho
Missionary, HEARTS on Fire Ministry

Dr. Mauldin
Smoky Mountain Children's Home, Executive Director

Tammi Mauldin
Publicity. SMCH

Nikki Harrel

Marc Postlewaite
Foxfire Mountain, Owner, Donor and Sponsor

Nicole Catlett
Sevierville Golf Club GM

Brooke Voloskova
Research and Development Programming, Victory Mountain Projects TSF


 
LOS ANGELES COMMITTEE

Brad Maule
Ambassador of Goodwill, from General Hospital, Dr. Tony Jones

Ted Alemayhu
Congressional Candidate, Founder, US Doctors for Africa

Walter Von Huene
Second Unit Producer Pretty Woman, Director, Happy Days Producer

Tom Sarnoff
Sarnoff Entertainment, Father David Sarnoff, Founder of NBC

Janet McElligott
Janet McElligott Associates, Social Activist

David DeLeon
Movie Producer

Wylie Drake
Pastor and On Air TV Host, Wylie Drake Show


 
GREATER CHARLOTTE, NC AREA

Garrett Manes
Youth Ambassador of Goodwill, Race Car Driver

Rockie Lynne
Ambassador of Goodwill, Recording Artist

Susan Levy
Publicist

Hannah Carrizosa
Director of Marketing, Dale Earnhardt Jr's Whiskey River

Manny Ohomne
Founder, Samaritan's Feet

Brian Boan
Marketing, Samaritan's Feet

Martha Dobson
Author

Carol Hipp
Former NASCAR Team Owner, race car driver Director for TSF

Robert Braun
Producer

Pat Hill
Inventor and Songwriter

Greg Shields
Songwriter

Tim Helms
Pastor

Tracey Edwards
Tilly's Harley Davidson

Julie Mangum
Second Wind Productions, TV Producer, Festival Consultant

Ryan Meade
Travel Coordinator for TSF

Allen Hudson
Patriot Guards Lake Norman

Sue McNally
Supporter

Jorge Parrot
Pastor at Rick Joyner Morningstar Church and CMM Ministry Leader 

Dr. Tina Brooks
Crisis Management Educator, Billy Graham Rapid Response Training

David White
Morningstar Moravian Falls, The Gathering Church


 
CANADA COMMITTEE WORLD ORPHANS DAY

Ellen Campbell
Honorary Chairman
CEO Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness

Paul "Trapper" Cane
Honorary Chairman
Canadian Army Veterans, Founder


 
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA COMMITTEE

Martin Birenbaum
Supporter Riverbend Communities in Lake Lure

Rachel Birenbaum
Intern

Russell Wicker
Isothermal Community College Performing Arts Center

Carolyn Young
Professor, Television and Broadcast Department

Sharon Decker 
Tryon Resort, President

Joe Russo
LOWLAND, Land Developer

Molly Oatmont
Tryon Resort

Dave Long
Golf Course Owned by Tryon Resort


 
INTERNATIONAL CHAIRS and HONORARY CHAIRMEN

Amos Sawboh
Chairman Liberia

Dr. Soko Dorley
Honorary Chairman - Liberia

Dame Edith Okowa
Honorary Chairman, Nigeria, Delta State

Colin Wilson 
IEye News, Cayman Islands

Sonnie Gitonga
Chairman, Kenya, Nairobi

James Titus
Honorary Chairman, Uganda AMICAAL

Ellen Campbell
Honorary Chairman, Canada


 
AFRICA AMBASSADORS OF GOODWILL

Bridgitte Rouhani
Miss Liberia

PASTORAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

Marisa Lopes
Pastor, Counsel

Reverend Margaret Dobson
Pastor, God's Healing Miracle Ministry

Pastor Ezra Graham
Youth Outreach Ministry, Toronto

Pastor Robert Cheatham
Toronto, Counsel

Pastors Fred and Val Bennett
On-air TV Hosts for the national Miracle Channel

Dr. Gustavo Cadena
CMM, Ecuador

Pastor Martha Dobson 
Encouraging the nation

  

Trish and Gary Carlos
Equestrian Ministry leaders

Carolyn Garton
Healing and Counseling Ministry

Dr. Anne Gilles
Billy Graham RR Chaplain Coordinator

Dr. Russ Moyer and Pastor Mave Moyer

Pastor Ellen Campbell

Pastors John and Victoria Irving