Betty Cutts President and Founder
Betty is a housewife and community volunteer with a Master’s Degree
in Elementary Education. She has taught as a volunteer teacher in an English as a second language (ESL) program, and
two summer English camps in China. She has also served as a volunteer court
appointed special advocate (CASA). Presently she is treasurer of Morehead
Sister Cities and spearheads the Morehead exchanges with Yangshuo, Guangxi, China, Morehead’s Sister City. She
and her husband David, a retired physics teacher, have two sons who are engineers with national
companies and two grandchildren .
Xiaomin Mai (Cindy) Treasurer
Cindy Mai taught English at Guangxi Normal University before she became a visiting scholar at Morehead State University. After being a visiting scholar, she choose to come back to the USA and get a Master's Degree at MSU while being a graduate assistant in the Education Department. She is the mother of Maggie, a grade school student at McBrayer Elementary School in Morehead. She is married to Phillip Oney, an American businessman. Her connections at Guangxi Normal University have given open doors to English majors there to volunteer with Blessing Hands summer projects.
Doris Wells Secretary
Doris Wells is a retired secretary and real estate broker who lives with her husband Mickey in Morehead, Ky. She has been to China to visit our students and often volunteers with Blessing Hands. She has a full life as a grandmother of five and mother of two.
Eric Zhang Vice President
Eric Zhang came to the US from the Yunnan Province of China in 1990 as a Chinese native speaker to assist the
Chinese Language and Culture Program at Whitman College in Washington State. He then
completed his Master's degree in Control Systems
Engineering at West Virginia Institute
of Technology. During his studies, he worked as an adjunct instructor for the Department of Mathematics. There he
met his wife, Destiny, who was born in China but grew up in Chile. The
couple have three children; Christina, Sophia and
Nathaniel and reside in Virgina Beach, Virgina. Professionally,
Eric has worked as a control systems engineer and senior engineer. While living in Lexington, KY, he taught a Chinese Language and
Culture Class to middle school students at Sayre School.
Erting Pan Board Member
Erting Pan is a graduate of
Morehead State University with a major in accounting. She is a lifetime member of
Beta Gamma Sigma Organization, which is the international honor society for
collegiate schools of business and a member of Methodist Church.
She is married and the mother of Shanel Skaggs, an elementary student. She
has volunteered to be our full time accountant. She presently works as a loan officer at Sun Lending USA in Lexington, KY. We are very pleased to have
Erting on our board.