Meet Our Staff

Roger W. Cabe - MNA

Executive Director

Roger began serving as the Executive Director of Vision Outreach International in October 2011. After volunteering for almost 10 years with the organization,

Traveling abroad on more 30 expeditions has given Roger an appreciation for the hard life and struggles people encounter all over the world. At his core, Roger has a deep faith and trusts God to continually provide wisdom, guidance, and resources to accomplish God’s work for the future. In 2017, Roger graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Master of Nonprofit Administration. He and his wife, Denise, have been married for 39 years, have 5 children and 13 grandchildren.

He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Team

Phil Schingel, mba

Finances

Phil currently serves as a part-time financial assistant, overseeing bookkeeping, accounts receivable and accounts payable. He worked for local business’ in areas of accounting and financial oversite prior to joining the Vision Outreach staff in 2017. We are grateful for his knowledge and assistance in keeping our records up to date.

Denise Cabe

Administrative Assistant

Denise originally served as a part-time financial assistant and later moved into the role of a part-time administrative assistant and volunteer. She helps in communications, quality control, inventory management, volunteer coordination and a host of other things. Denise at times serves as a volunteer on the Executive Team.

Caren Furdeck

Fund Development and Relationship Coordinator

Caren joined the VOI staff in 2019.  She currently serves as Fund Developer and Relationship Coordinator.  She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and brings with her years of fundraising experience and a passion for service.  She is excited to connect people to our mission and grow meaningful relationships.  
 

Jennifer Pullins

Financial Management

Jennifer is a full-time employee of Great Lakes Eye Care and serves them in Financial Management. She is a strategic volunteer for Vision Outreach International especially in the areas of finances, insurance, and taxes. She also serves on the Executive Team as a consultant and financial advisor and attends Board meetings.

David L. Cooke M.D.

Medical Director

David is a full-time ophthalmologist at Great Lakes Eye Care and Senior Partner with that organization.  He is a strategic volunteer for Vision Outreach International especially in the areas of medical advice and decisions. He also serves on the Board of Directors as a consultant and KEY strategic thinker.

Laura Dolph

Financial Controls

Laura is a full-time employee of Great Lakes Eye Care and serves them in HR Department. She is a strategic volunteer for Vision Outreach International especially in the areas of finances and financial controls. 

We are grateful for her involvement in helping us stay compliant and above reproach in financial receiving.

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