Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors consists of business and local community leaders.

Glen Thomas

Board Member

Glen Thomas is one of the co-founders of Develop Philippines, Inc.. Glen has served numerous organizations, including nonprofit agencies and professional associations, as a board member and through committee work. Glen holds a M.B.A. in Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Bachelors of Science degree from Cook College, Rutgers University. He is an active member of the Rahway River chapter of Trout Unlimited.

Raylene Ravarra

Board Member

Raylene Ravarra is one of the co-founders of Develop Philippines, Inc. Raylene earned her Bachelors of Arts degree from Rutgers College, Rutgers University. Since graduation she has continued to loyally serve her Alma mater through community service work, committee work, and also as a leader in her class and in the Rutgers Alumni Association.

Grace Orilla

Director of Barangay Relations

Grace Orilla graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental Studies from Pangasinan State University. Since 2007, she has worked as an Environmental Management Specialist at LEU in Alaminos City, Pangasinan, Philippines. Grace grew up with a family that loves community works and organizations. She believes that “wealth and health needs good environment”.

Lyndsey Rose


Lyndsey Rose joined Develop Philippines, Inc in 2016 to support local book donation events.  Lyndsey Rose helps with all operational work including book acquisition, storage and shipping. In addition Lyndsey Rose is responsible for our volunteer program.