Board of Directors
Donald Hopkins, DO, FAAFP
Chair of the Board, Chair of Executive Committee, Director of Health
Dr. Hopkins, known as Don by all his friends, continues as a practicing physician dividing his time between an acute care center and nursing homes. He and his wife, Bobbi, live on a ranch near Lampasas, Texas. Don was born in Houston but raised in Venezuela and spent some years as a teenager in Columbia. He is fluent in Spanish. Don, with his wife, founded the medical mission that started going to Honduras in 1999, beginning with 34 volunteers and now numbering about 75 volunteers annually. Under his leadership the Education Program was started in 2003. Don oversees all aspects of the medical programs conducted by Honduras Good Works which have provided medical treatment to over 34,000 Hondurans.
Cindy Smith, MSN, APRN, FNP
Vice Chair, Member of the Executive Committee, Director of Education
Cindy works full-time as a nurse practitioner in her own practice in Taylor. She joined the Hopkins on the first medical mission group in 1999 and has returned every year. Cindy is also the passionate Program Director for the Education Program and visits Honduras several times a year to foster this program. Under Cindy’s leadership, the Education Program has grown from 17 students in 2003 to 150 students enrolled today. 97% of the students graduate from high school, and many are gainfully employed, and providing much-needed financial support for their families.
The Reverend Paul Moore
Director of Spirit, Member of the Executive Committee
Father Paul is an Episcopalian priest. Born in Ecuador to missionary parents, Father Paul is at home in Latin America, and speaks Spanish and English with equal ease. Father Paul oversees the church and community development efforts of Honduras Good Works. He ministers to the needs of the Hondurans during medical brigades and serves as Spiritual Advisor to Honduras Good Works in its relationship and fellowship with one another as well as ensuring the direction of the organization is always led by Christ’s teachings.
Secretary, Member of the Executive Committee, Director of Safety
Becky is a pilot for Southwest Airlines and has even flown planes into the Tegucigalpa airport. She is a regular participant on the medical brigades and is usually joined by her two sons. She leads the evangelism activities for the Hondurans who come to the medical clinics, especially the children. Becky also heads the Safety Committee which focuses on the safety of our volunteers as well as the Hondurans.