CitiHope's Board of Directors
Rev. Paul Moore Sr., Board Chairman
Rev. Moore is the Chairman of the Board of CitiHope International, which he founded in 1990 following a mission trip to Belarus, where he encountered children dying from exposure to radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear reactor explosion. He served as CitiHope’s President and CEO from 1990-2013. Rev. Moore has spent more than 50 years in Christian compassionate ministry in New York City, across America, and around the world. He is the founder of the Maranatha Christian Center in New Milford, NJ; the Lamb’s Center, Manhattan Church of the Nazarene in Times Square, NY; Here’s Life Inner City, the urban ministry outreach of Campus Crusade for Christ; and CitiHope Radio Ministry.
Rev. Paul Moore Sr., Board Chairman
Rev. Moore is the Chairman of the Board of CitiHope International, which he founded in 1990 following a mission trip to Belarus, where he encountered children dying from exposure to radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear reactor explosion. He served as CitiHope’s President and CEO from 1990-2013.
Rev. Moore has spent more than 50 years in Christian compassionate ministry in New York City, across America, and around the world. He is the founder of the Maranatha Christian Center in New Milford, NJ; the Lamb’s Center, Manhattan Church of the Nazarene in Times Square, NY; Here’s Life Inner City, the urban ministry outreach of Campus Crusade for Christ, CitiHope Radio Ministry, CitiHope International, Resurrection Church NYC and Plantacion Eden.
Dr. Thomas Smock, Vice Chairman
Dr. Smock formerly served as treasurer of CitiHope, and in 2018 was elected to his current role of Vice Chairman. He worked in public education for over 25 years, teaching a generation of students numerous science-related courses.
His involvement with CitiHope stems from an in-class project undertaken by students interested in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster. He has served on numerous short-term missions with CitiHope in Belarus, and has coordinated several local emergency responses in partnership with CitiHope relief efforts.
Paul Moore II, President & CEO
Paul has served as CitiHope’s President and CEO since 2015. From 1996-2015, he served as Corporate Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and prior to that he was Operations Director and Warehouse/Logistics Coordinator.
Paul has personally led over 150 relief missions, accompanying and supervising CitiHope deliveries around the world. In addition to his supervisory role, he works closely with public and private sponsors fulfilling program commitments and developing new programs and outreaches. A dynamic public speaker and master storyteller, he is a much sought after speaker, teacher and master of ceremonies. Paul is married to CitiHope CFO, Jessica Moore, and they have four children.
Timothy Tuccelli, Vice President LATAM
Tim brings over 25 years of business leadership experience to CitiHope International. Instrumental in producing over $500 million in resort development, he was a guiding force in the hospitality industry; building brands and guiding top-tiered companies of several Caribbean destinations. As a humanitarian, Mr. Tuccelli is now dedicated to developing strategies and programs that ensure sustainability and multiply benefits for human development of the most vulnerable populations of Latin America.
Mr. Tuccelli helped create the CitiHope program Sanar una Nación (Heal a Nation) with Dominican corporate partners, as a banner to join prominent corporations, government agencies and credible local NGOs to serve those “without a voice”; the most vulnerable populations of developing nations. This very successful public-private partnership, launched in the Dominican Republic, is spearheaded by CitiHope’s proven capacity to deliver needs-based donations.
Born of medical missionary parents and raised in Papua New Guinea, Mr. Tuccelli is married and has two daughters, one son and two grandchildren. Mr. Tuccelli is a skilled facilitator, a dynamic public speaker and is fluent in English, Neomelanesian and Spanish.
Dr. Andre Muelenaer, Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Muelenaer serves as CitiHope’s Chief Medical Officer, and remains active in a medical career that now spans over 40 years, including 27 years of active duty in the Army Medical Corps. He is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric pulmonology, and has held leadership positions at Duke University, Carilion Clinic Children’s Hospital, Carilion Biomedical Institute, and the Pediatric Medical Device Institute.
Dr. Muelenaer has served as chairman of CHI’s Medical Advisory Committee since 2006, traveling to Kyrgyzstan, Zimbabwe, Morocco, Ghana, Malawi, Kenya, and Dominican Republic performing needs assessments, teaching, and serving as medical liaison for multi-disciplinary professional humanitarian and medical relief teams.
Rev. Robert Engelhardt
Robert Engelhardt has been in pastoral leadership since 1989. His work career began in the printing industry spanning twenty years and honing his leadership skills as foreman, plant manager and as a vocational instructor to prison inmates. Since 1991 he has been the senior leader of Catskill Mountain Christian Center in Margaretville, New York. Dubbed by Apostle John Kelly as the ‘Mega-Church in the Mountains,’ CMCC is a highly-successful local-church-based beehive of programs, activities, connections and vision.
An expert in rural community assistance programs, non-profit financial governance and Biblical counseling, Engelhardt has also revised two Pure Gold Classics, written two original books and numerous print articles. He hosted a live call-in radio show for several years and continues to air weekly recorded broadcasts now twenty-five years running. Having led numerous mission trips to places like Kenya and Ukraine, Engelhardt is a passionate advocate of local churches meeting tangible needs in the communities they serve.