El Yousef’s career has been majorly associated with Catholic Church institutions of the Holy Land. He worked for 24 years at Bethlehem University in both academic and administrative positions, including the Assistant Director of Finance and Planning between 2000-2009, after which he became the Regional Director for Palestine and Israel at the Pontifical Mission for Palestine (PMP). In June 2017, Mr. Al Yousef was appointed by H.E. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa as the first layperson to assume the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.
Mrs. Vera Baboun
Mrs. Baboun was the first-elected female Mayor of the City of Bethlehem. In 2018, she became co-founder of the Regional Network for Arab Women in Elections led by the UNDP. She is also a member of a number of local and international entities including the Palestinian National Council. Baboun has a Master's degree in African-American literature.
Mrs. Mariam Awad
Mrs. Awad is the dean of the Nursing Faculty and Chair of the Nursing and Midwifery Department at Bethlehem University. Awad’s experience contributed to promoting nursing in Palestine, especially in the areas of oncology and palliative care. She has a Master’s degree in Mother and Child Health.
Dr. Hania Jouzy
Dr. Jouzy’s medical experience in Pediatrics and Neonatology spans for over twenty years. She currently fulfills the position of the Head of Neonatal Department and Total Quality Manager (TQM) at St. Joseph Hospital in Jerusalem. Dr. Jouzy is also a leading member in the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and very active in health awareness programs. She is a member of the French Board of Pediatrics and Neonatology.