Bree Lair-Milani, Co-Founder, Board Member

Bree Lair-Milani, Co-Founder, Board Member

Bree became involved in the disabled community on 2001 when she participated in her first wheelchair distribution and sports camp in Mazatlan, Mexico. Bree was so moved by her experiences that she changed her focus from videography to Occupational Therapy. Bree graduated from the University of Arizona in 2006 with a degree in Special Education, Rehabilitation and School Psychology with a minor in Family Studies and Human Development. She...

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Viola Zavala-DeBoo, Board Member

Viola Zavala-DeBoo, Board Member

Viola DeBoo and her family have been involved with Push International since it’s beginning in 2005. Viola uses her bi-lingual skills to support continued collaboration and growth within our Mexican and American team members. Her giving spirit and desire to do good for others push her to invite new people to support Push International. Viola coordinates special events in the USA and Mexico to continue supporting the...

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Nic Milani, Board Member

Nic Milani, Board Member

After attending his first distribution in 2011, Nic was deeply touched by his interaction with a young boy named Kevin who had Down syndrome. Nic’s connection with the young boy drove him to get more deeply involved with Push International. While attending another distribution in 2012, Nic met Mark, a man Nic’s age who had Cerebral Palsy. Nic used his engineering background to create a wheelchair that was perfect for Mark....

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Mike Pollard, Board Member

Mike Pollard, Board Member

Mike Pollard is a husband and father living in Woodinville, WA. He graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Business Management. He recently retired from Costco Wholesale after 23+ years. Mike and his family have attended distributions in Mexico multiple times. They are also gracious hosts to our Mexican staff when they visit the USA. Mike enjoys all types of water sports and has traveled extensively. He supports Push...

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Jeff Lair, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Jeff Lair, Chairman of the Board of Directors

My name is Jeff Lair and I am Bree’s father. My wife Sheila and I were on a 20th Anniversary trip to Mazatlan when we met Steve Oliver and learned of his activities in Mexico. Before our Anniversary trip was over, Sheila & I were already helping Steve, all of the Mexican supporters and part of the disabled community there. We loved knowing that we were making a positive difference with our efforts. In the December following September 11,...

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Russ Miller, Board Memeber

Russ Miller, Board Memeber

I have been working in the field of rehabilitation for the  last 25 years.  I received BS in Occupational Therapy from the University  of Puget sound in 1983 and my postgraduate degree in Prosthetics form UCLA in  1986. My first experience with wheelchair distributions was with my three kids  on a trip to Mexico in 2000.  That trip confirmed my passion to serve the  disabled communities in developing countries. Since that trip I have been to ...

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