MODDHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MS. VERONIKA SANDOR :: President and Chairman of the Board
Ms. Sandor is a philanthropist and the original Founder and Chairman of MODDHA. She sits on the boards of several international companies and foundations, including most recently the Hana Arts Foundation. She has cultivated key relationships with many global market leaders and non-profits to help humanity. Ms. Sandor is an International Financier, specializing in mergers, acquisitions and roll-ups, and has structured billions of dollars of energy bonds for the private sector. While being well versed in technology licensing, as well as media and technology product development, Sandor has personally developed many new applications of the QT, (a proprietary technology invented by Michael Porrazzo) leading innovation for new QT products for the global markets and philanthropic sector. Sandor is respected as a visionary leader and proficient manager of PhD. scientists and technicians, with the rare ability to understand both the technical and financial aspects of intellectual properties. Ms. Sandor co-designed the MODDHA Villages and created the Diamond G.A.T.E. (Global Arts Treasury for Education). She has been developing the innovative audio-visual MODDHA digital platform since 1993 including the MODDHA educational non-violent videogame MODDHA GEOQUEST. Ms. Sandor has formed several strategic partnerships including the World Sports Alliance, an International Government Organization, enabling collaboration to advance the MODDHA Villages into 28 Nation States. She has served MODDHA Interactive Inc., as C.E.O for 12 years and has 23 years of direct experience with high-tech performance technologies and new media, both as a producer and performer, as well as 22 years in education. Veronika has performed globally utilizing the most innovative performance technologies, including shows for VIACOM and tours of India, and the USA. Ms. Sandor continues to be dedicated to providing the children of the earth with clean water, food, shelter, energy, communications, education and the love of God. Ms. Sandor holds a BA in Psychology from UCLA.
MR. MICHAEL PORRAZZO :: Secretary Treasurer
Mr. Porrazzo is a recognized leader in the computer electronics and information systems industries, and is acclaimed for his designs, inventions and products in these industrial sectors. Mr. Porrazzo is the founder of the science of Agrisonics® to eradicate world hunger and starvation, advanced health care systems such as PFT®, to wireless antenna technologies. Mr. Porrazzo is the co-inventor of a patent portfolio for thin-film, Advanced Membrane Transducers (AMTs) that can simultaneously function as multi-band antennas, loudspeakers, microphones and sensors. Mr. Porrazzo previously served as Chairman and Dean of the Advanced Data Institute and co-founded the advanced research and development company, Chain Reactions, Inc. Consumer products using Porrazzo Patents have generated more than 10 Billion Euros in Sales in the past several years alone. Porrazzo is the winner of the University of California most Innovative Technology award and is the 2008 recipient of the Most Innovative Electronics’ Technology at IBEX. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Porrazzo has been Chief Technical Officer (C.T.O.) and director of many private and publicly-held companies. Mr. Porrazzo served as Executive Producer for One Earth Television where he directed activities in conjunction with “Discover Navajo” for the 2002 U.S. Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah.
•MR. HENRY LOZANO :: Director
Henry Lozano is a non-profit executive and grassroots organizer. His years of public service culminated in his post at the White House as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of USA Freedom Corps. On August 10, 2011, he was appointed to serve as the Director of Los Angeles County Teen Challenge and Urban Ministries Initiatives. On September 11, 2007, President George W. Bush asked Lozano to step into the job of Deputy Assistant to the President and director of USA Freedom Corps. In this role, he advanced the "Call to Service" initiative launched by President George W. Bush in his 2002 "State of the Union" address. President George W. Bush created USA Freedom Corps to build on the countless acts of service, sacrifice and generosity that followed the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. As director, Lozano coordinated service and volunteering efforts with organizations ranging from the Peace Corps and AmeriCorps to the Senior Corps and the Points of Light Foundation. He oversaw creation of the volunteer.gov website (which recently evolved into www.serve.gov, the “central hub” for service and volunteer coordination under President Obama). Lozano is a graduate of Teen Challenge, a spiritually-based recovery program. Throughout his career, he has championed many causes, especially those related to substance abuse prevention and recovery programs. Henry Lozano stands applauding behind First Lady Laura Bush at the 2003 State of the Union address.
•In 2003, George W. Bush invited Lozano to the First Lady's box during his State of the Union address. In his speech, the president said: “Let us bring to all Americans who struggle with drug addiction this message of hope: The miracle of recovery is possible, and it could be you.” In 2005, Lozano was awarded the Presidential Call to Service Award in recognition of a lifetime of service.
MS. CHRISTINE JOHANSON :: Director
•Christine Johanson is a unique humanitarian executive with a fervent passion for advancement of the Kingdom via a strategic multi-platform approach. Early on in her career she found herself in the convergent worlds of media and entertainment, technology, finance. During Christine's 15 year career in new media and Internet technology she maintained senior and executive positions at the following organizations; Streampipe.com(a streaming media broadcasting company), SAVVIS Communications (a Reuters company), UltraDNS which after the merger acquisition transformed into NeuStar (NSR) a former division of Lockheed Martin. Christine's clients have included companies such as: AOL, Tivoli, Expedia.com, Match. com, Date.com, Advertising.com, Oracle, T Mobile, Playtech, 888.com, Goldenpalace, Dow Jones, NYMEX, REUTERS, Moneyline, The Chicago Board of Exchange, Amazon.com, and many other successful online/ofﬂine brand moguls. She has been a panel speaker for multiple international conferences covering Internet media, and entertainment. Her speaking engagements and accolades have been mentioned in Reuters, Forbes and a variety of other notable publications. Christine then served as the CEO at Mynutritionstore.com (a health and wellness nutraceutical company) and in parallel she became CTO of World Class Capital LLC, an investment banking ﬁrm focusing on insurance, real estate and technology investments and served as an adviser to US Doctors for Africa, helping with the first ever First Ladies of Africa Health Summit held in Beverly Hills. Christine has successfully helped to organize and complete over 20 elite media mission related events to bring celebrities, charities, products and companies together to serve humanity from the Sundance Film Festival to Beverly Hills and beyond. She currently sits on several strategic boards such as: the Bel Air Film Festival, Luke's Wings, had served as an adviser to US Doctors for Africa, as a Board member to the Film Fund of Utah, and is directly associated with: The China-Us Business Summit, Qingdao-Long Beach Sister City Association, The Shanghai International Chamber of Commerce to America, The US Agriculture Trade Office, and the US Council General Shanghai. Christine has a bachelor's degree in Humanities and Multimedia Communications from George Mason University in Fairfax Virginia and received a Diplomatic Scholarship from Princeton University and AIG for student work in and with Asia.
•JOHN DANNER- Director:
John Danner has 40 years of experience in public-private partnerships in business, government, non-profits and Native American economic development. He is the Chairman of Native American Communications and Director for The International Association of Merchant Banks Investment Companies, IAMBIC Ltd. He sits on several boards and advises Reach the Children, Sharing Hands International, and IBT, among other charitable organizations. He has personally worked with United States Presidents including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford, Bill Clinton, George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush. Mr. Danner was instrumental in creating and organizing the “President’s Summit on America’s Future”. This event included all living presidents along with their spouses, General Colin Powell, Fortune 1,000 Corporations, over 12,000 national non-profit organizations, 100 American Mayors, and 27 Governors. Mr. Danner has developed and produced special projects with the United States Conference of Mayors, The World Conference of Mayors, the National Governors Association, National Association of State Legislators and Congress. He produced concert events at the American Capitol, the Lincoln Memorial, and on the National Mall for “The 9/11 Commemoration”, and National Youth Service. He has worked with several Cabinet members including Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley, focusing upon networking all 100,000 public schools in the United States, mobilizing more then $2.5 billion worth of resources.
•Mr. Danner is an expert in mass communications. Several examples of his outstanding work: building the Tenant Television Network through The Honorable Jack Kemp, then Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). He has produced videoconferences for 500 American cities, has represented the Airline Ambassadors as Ambassador in Washington D.C., and is a member of “Connect America” a non-profit organization composed of 75 similar organizations with over 50 million members. He is a member of the National Press Club. Mr. Danner produced the Points of Light Foundation “We are Family” Campaign to mobilize funds and resources for Hurricanes Katrina and Rita victim relief. He has produced and performed at the National Cathedral, Washington DC for the InterFaith Council Concert. He has been an Executive Director for the Global Family Foundation unanimously endorsed in formal resolution by the States House of Representatives and the Senate of the United States Congress. John is a Washington DC Rotarian working with foreign ambassadors and fund raising. He has been honored by Washington, DC Mayor Williams. John has been the Master of Ceremonies and hosted several Congressional events.
•Internationally, John has worked with Nelson Mandela of South Africa, The Gandhi foundation in India, President Obasanjo of Nigeria, Shari Belafonte in Kenya, the World Conference of Mayors, Jamaica and Beijing, Dalai Lama and Wisdom Keepers, UN-NYC and Hibakusha in Hiroshima, Japan. John has produced and/or promoted benefit concerts including Steve Wozniak’s US Festival, California with 600,000 people and Quincy Jones We Are The Future, in Rome with 660,000 people. John is on the board of Global Broadcasting Foundation and Global Learning Foundation. He is a Regent and Philanthropic Development Officer of the National Heritage Foundation, which represents nearly 10,000 foundations in the United States. Because of his numerous successes, he spoke at the United Nations “International Year of Planet Earth” on Earth Day in Beijing China, and hosted the “China Friendship Association” (148 countries) with Global Family Foundation and Congressional leader at the US Capitol.
•WILLIAM HANDLER –DIRECTOR-
Mr. Handler has over thirty years of experience as a Marketing Consultant and Creative Director and has Art Directed and Designed an international magazine, album covers, television and print advertising, video graphics, music and industrial videos, fine art serigraphs, animation cells and computer graphics. He has done work for such companies as ABC, CBS, NBC, Columbia Pictures, Warner Bros., Paramount, Capitol Records, HBO, Mattel, CitiCorp, General Foods, Gillette, Hilton, Ford, Miller Brewing, Bank of America, Levi Strauss, RCA, Goodyear, McDonald's, Hyatt, United Airlines, Marvel, Lucas Films and many others.