Executive Team & Board of Directors

Cameron R. Gongwer, M.D., MPH

Dr. Cameron Gongwer is the Executive Director of Crosspoint Global Health.  He has passions for medical mission, discipleship, and whole person care.  He is a primary care physician and medical consultant serving in South Bend, Indiana and in Ghana, Africa with the South Bend Clinic and TMS Global, respectively.  He has been working in Ghana since 1995 and lived there full time with his family for 14 years.  Working under the Methodist Church Ghana, Dr. Cameron was the first full time physician and Medical Superintendent in charge of the Methodist Faith Healing Hospital-Ankaase. 

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Curtis L. Gongwer, M.D.


Dr. Curtis Gongwer currently serves as Secretary/ Treasurer of Crosspoint Global Health (CGH).  He is board certified in Family Medicine and is certified in clinical tropical medicine and traveler’s health by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.   In addition to maintaining a private practice in Indiana for over 20 years, he has helped organize short term medical clinics and provide medical services while on outreach programs in Ghana.  He is brother to Dr. Cameron Gongwer, President of CGH.

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Emmanuel Otsin, RN, MPH


Emmanuel Otsin (Manny) has been working with Crosspoint Global Health since 2016 and a board member since 2019. He served with Dr. Cameron Gongwer in the first Greenlight medical program in Ankaase-Ghana (West Africa ). Manny spent 18 months in Ankaase volunteering at the Methodist Hospital.

Currently, he practices as an emergency department registered nurse in Philadelphia and lives with his wife and daughter in Drexel Hill, a suburb of Philadelphia.

James Blechl, M.D.

Dr. Blechl graduated from the University of Illinois before obtaining his medical degree from Rush Medical College and completing his residency through Saint Joseph Regional Medical Care Center. He is board certified in family medicine.

He currently serves as the Co-Medical Director of the Volunteer Provider Network. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Family Medicine and a member of the Christian Medical Dental Association and the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity.

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Jack Hofferth

“When we do a bio it seems we are taking credit but in my case I have been blessed by God all my life”.

-Jack Hofferth

Jack Hofferth is the CEO of Alpha Realty and Development Company which he has owned since 1978. Semi-retired now, Jack has been an executive for business, financial, real estate, and information technology companies. He spent 25 years with Associates Financial Services and was in charge of internal consulting.

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John Gongwer - Webmaster


John Gongwer is the Executive Director of the 21Wilberforce Global Freedom Center (21wilberforce.org), an international human rights organization, and the founder of iCatalyst, a strategic advisory practice that partners with select innovators to prototype collaborative solutions for public and private sectors.

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Randy Brooks


Randy Brooks is a senior Physical Therapist with Beacon Health System in South Bend Indiana. He has over 34 years of experience in hospital acute care and outpatient orthopedics. Randy owned and operated his own clinics for 13 years and has started up and managed several others in his career. Randy has been to Ghana twice on mission trips and lives with his wife Janet and 2 adult children. Randy is a 1988 graduate of TWU in Denton, Texas.

Other Volunteers

  • Linda Forbes, Board Member
  • Cari Gongwer, Communications & Marketing Director
  • Randy Brooks, Board Member
  • Alisha Hunt, Volunteer
  • Joshua Otsin, MS, Web Content Manager