Brian Flanagan, a native of Oklahoma, spent much of his childhood in Haiti, where his parents were long term development workers and missionaries. Brian has a master’s degree in international agriculture and rural development and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education in the field of agricultural education.
Brian worked nearly eight years in Haiti. He first worked for Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in rural Haiti, on agriculture and environmental programs and then with International Organization for Migration (IOM), leading IOM Haiti’s southern regional office, providing support on job creation projects in both urban and rural areas of Haiti.
Brian went on to work at ECHO in North Fort Myers, FL, for five years, as the Intern manager and then Director of Agricultural Training. He currently lives with his family in Oklahoma, where he has taught University courses in agricultural education, is an elder in his Church, volunteers at his local food pantry, and is completing his doctoral studies.