The Stars Foundation
(615) 415-4411
Championing the Cause of
World Orphans Day Around the World


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.

Rebecca Holden

The Stars Foundation™

Rebecca Holden, Board of Directors Rebecca is a singer, actress and entertainer. She was selected as a "Breck" girl on the popular hair products. Rebecca would appear on magazine covers, do some commercials, and then she headed for Hollywood which led to her most famous role as "April Curtis", the computer whiz on Knight Rider (1982), which is in syndication in the U.S. and 92 foreign countries. She is also the face of a new line of jewelry at Zales in a national campaign. Rebecca is welcomed as an Ambassador of Goodwill to The Stars Foundation, and is committed to join us at the United Nations and Gala events with a message of peace, hope and love for mankind.

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.

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, Board of Directors 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.

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 Directors, 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
Gold Level - Host

Michael Reischman
Michael Reischman
Gold Level Host

Financial Advisory Committee

Ken Youngstead
Ken Youngstead

Kraft CPA

KatyBeth Bobo
KatyBeth Bobo



Cheryl Robeson-Piggott

Tauchi Motoi
Emeritus,Vice President

Roger J. Piggott
VP of Media and Broadcast

Adria Hyde
Production   Assistant

Morelia Cuevas
Morelia Cuevas


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 


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

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.
Board of Directors
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



Brooke Voloskova
Administrative Coordinator, The Stars Foundation

Joe Morris
Founder, JC Morris Family Foundation

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


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


Garrett Manes
Youth Ambassador of Goodwill, Race Car Driver

Rockie Lynne
Ambassador of Goodwill, Recording Artist

Susan Levy

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

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

Pat Hill
Inventor and Songwriter

Greg Shields

Tim Helms

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

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


Ellen Campbell
Honorary Chairman
CEO Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness

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


Walter Finley
Recording Artists

April Dawn
Recording Artists

Russell Wicker
Isothermal Community College Performing Arts Center

Carolyn Young
Professor, Television and Broadcast Department

Sharon Decker 
Tryon Resort, President

Molly Oatmont
Tryon Resort

Dave Long
Golf Course Owned by Tryon Resort


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


Bridgitte Rouhani
Miss Liberia


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