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Global Action Board of Directors Announces Addition of Newest Member, Robert Hernreich
Date:4/4/2008

Global Action Board of Directors brings 'hands on' approach and strategic

direction to achieving Global Action's mission statement

BOSTON, April 4, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Global Action announces today the recent addition of Robert Hernreich to the organization's board of directors. Mr. Hernreich, a resident of Edwards, Colorado and Las Vegas, Nevada officially took his place on the board in late 2007.

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"Mr. Hernreich's expertise in the business sector as well as his extensive experience on nonprofit boards has been instrumental in providing vision, problem solving and overall assurance of good governance," says Michelle Lyden, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Global Action.

Global Action is a Boston-based nonprofit organization with the goal of driving sustainable solutions to end chronic hunger. The organization's focus seeks to improve the health and nutrition of vulnerable populations, especially women and children, by reducing micronutrient malnutrition in developing countries. Global Action currently has four programs: Micronutrient Food Fortification Program, Orphan Feeding Program, Healthy Schools Program and Community Mentor Program.

"Bobby is also extremely philanthropic and has committed a considerable amount of money to help launch our malnutrition programs in Africa and Asia," added Lyden. "He has a generous spirit and truly wants to make the world a better place to live."

Those initiatives began in April 2008 and introduced Global Action's programs into 20 Tanzanian orphanages. Global Action's Tanzanian partner in the initiative, Orphans Relief Services, received considerable funds and endorsements from President Bush and is ranked high on the list to receive funds from the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). '/>"/>

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