Classically trained in music, Michael Herriman was first attracted to the rich musical culture that Haiti had to offer in 2002. Becoming a resident in 2011, Michael worked for the first 4 years of his time in Haiti as a Music and English teacher for the school Complexe Educatif Saint Antoine while also holding the positions of Liaison and Coordinator of Operations for the American Haitian Foundation. Looking to move forward in helping the country on a grander scale, Mr. Herriman became interested in joining Gift of Water in 2015 and was taken on as Program Manager. Michael’s language and cultural fluency, management skills, and personal motivation are key elements for why he is so successful in a challenging environment. Michael is married and lives in Petite Riviere de Nippes with his Haitian wife.