Dreamweaver International Board of Directors

Mr. Kenneth Taylor

Kenya, East Africa

Mr. Ken Taylor has resided in Kenya for twenty years and has a degree in theology through the Shiloh Institute in Hamilton, Montana. Prior to moving to Kenya, Mr. Taylor successfully ran a large cement contract company in Carson City, Nevada. Mr. Taylor's company was responsible for the planning and development of road systems, curb, gutter, and housing foundations. Mr. Taylor has gained extensive experience in the country of Kenya while building small community churches, schools, and the construction of a ten-acre campus devoted to advanced education and medical care. Mr. Taylor has been married to Sandra Taylor since 1985. He has five children and seven grandchildren.

Mrs. Sandra Taylor (2/9/44 – 2/6/16)

Past Director (Deceased)

Kenya, East Africa

Mrs. Sandra Taylor was a resident of Kenya for 25 years before passing away in 2016.  She had a degree in theology through the Shiloh Institute in Hamilton, Montana. Prior to moving to Kenya, Mrs. Taylor owned a successful bakery business along numerous other business ventures.  Working in social services was a passion of Mrs. Taylor. While living in Carson City, Nevada, she provided counseling and support to abused women and children through state social service programs. Along with Mr. Ken Taylor, she gained extensive experience in Kenya while developing the Kimana School of Professional Leadership.  As well, she was inspired along with local director, Mr. Joseph Nkaapa, to begin Kimana Christian Academy on Dreamweaver’s Kenya 10-acre campus.  With a goal to educate thousands of children, the Kimana campus is raising the standards of education in East Africa.  The Taylors have provided employment, training, and economic opportunity for hundreds of Kenyans during their twenty-five years of work in the region. Mrs. Taylor is survived by five children and 7 grandchildren.

Scott Smith, D.O.

Flagler Beach, Florida

Scott Smith, D.O. resides in Flagler Beach, Florida where he has been practicing Emergency Medicine since 1995. He completed his MScIH through Charite University in Berlin, Germany, in 2015 in preparation for working in the international medical arena. Growing up as a child to missionary parents in Tanzania, he has been passionate about making the world a better place. Dr. Smith has been involved in numerous short-term medical mission trips to Guatemala, India, Nepal, Cambodia, Brazil, Haiti and Kenya. He has been married for 40 years and has three children and seven grandchildren. Activities include bicycling, kayaking, mountain climbing, sailing and power paragliding. Dr. Smith is the medical director for the Kilimanjaro Mission Hospital which is currently under construction in Kimana, Kenya. He has extensive knowledge of the cultural diversity of the Maasai tribes in the Rift Valley and medical expertise in the treatment of infectious disease of third world nations. He is partners with Rocky Vista Medical school in training students in the global health program.

 

Warren Bruhl, D.C., D.I.C.C.P.

Northbrook, Illinois

Dr. Warren Bruhl is the executive director for Dreamweaver International (501c3) and the author Wavers and Beggars, New Insight and Hope to Help the Needy of the World Become Needed.  As the director of Dreamweaver, Dr. Bruhl has traveled extensively in Kenya, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Guatemala.  Dr. Bruhl oversees the three areas of focus for Dreamweaver, EDUCATION, HEALTHCARE, AND COMPASSION WORK.  Prior to leaving full time practice to pursue his non-profit work, Dr. Bruhl had a highly successful chiropractic pediatric and family practice in Glencoe, Illinois for 25 years.  Dr. Bruhl has also appeared on ABC News and made numerous television and radio appearances.  Besides his recent book, Dr. Bruhl has also authored The Chiropractors Exercise Manual.  Dr. Bruhl writes extensively about health, sports charity work, and other subjects.  Dr. Bruhl has been married for 29 years and has three college age children.  When asked by people what do you do, Dr. Bruhl’s answer is simply, “ I am a social change engineer!”

John Redmond has been a resident of Northbrook, IL, for 17 years where he lives with his wife and two children.  He retired from the federal government in September 2015 after 27 years in federal law enforcement.  Over the course of his career John worked as a special agent for the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Department of State, and most recently the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, FDA Office of Criminal Investigations, Chicago Field Office, where he retired as the Special Agent in Charge.  He has had the opportunity to travel the world throughout his career and has witnessed the effects of poverty first hand.  He became a supporter of Dreamweaver International’s Gear for Goals (G4G) project in 2014 after his son sponsored a gear drive for his 11th birthday.  John has coached several of his son’s teams in the Northbrook Park District.   John and his family maintain an active lifestyle with an emphasis on fitness and nutrition.

John Redmond

Northbrook, Illinois

Todd Love Ball Jr.

 

Todd is a passionate leader who has worked with Dreamweaver since 2013 and serves as a community developer for our Kenya programs. Along with his wife, Kasia, and his two children, Todd has a desire to help people around the world understand the challenges of poverty. He also hopes to have a significant impact on ending poverty and inequalities around the world. Todd is the author of two books, North Shore Confessions and Love Against Society.  He is also co-author of Wavers & Beggars with Dr. Warren Bruhl, Dreamweaver’s Executive Director. Todd has a gift for reaching the youth with his enthusiasm and sports coaching. He is a regular speaker at schools and community events promoting divirsity and the betterment of people’s lives.

 

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