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Associate Directors

The Board of WOOMB International Ltd is made up of four Australian Directors, four International Associate Directors, and the WOOMB International Spiritual Advisor.

All four Associate Directors, appointed to the Board of WOOMB International Ltd in April 2013 are Accredited Billings Ovulation Method™ teachers and trainers of teachers.  Each brings to the Board their unique talents ranging from medicine, training and language skills.

Dr Mark Whitty

Dr Mark Whitty thumbnailMark works in family medicine in Dublin, Ireland and completed a Masters (MSc) in women’s health in 2004.  For many years he has offered valuable advice as a medical consultant to the Directors.  He is currently the President of the Billings organisation in Ireland and teaches the Billings Ovulation Method™ in Dublin.  Mark has represented WOOMB International at conferences in Rome, Spain and Paris.  Recently Mark has taken on the responsibility as President of the newly formed Billings Europe and is a Director, Board Member and Trustee of the BOM Trust, England.

Dr Lek-Lim Chan

drleklim 150Lek-Lim is a doctor of natural medicine, who has continuously served as either president or vice-president of the Natural Fertility Awareness Service of Malaysia (NFASM) since 1997.  He has a special interest in using the woman’s chart as a diagnostic tool and corresponds with Professor Pilar Vigil Portales in Chile about hormonal levels and endocrine abnormalities.   Using his unique talents he has been outreaching to other Asian countries offering the Billings Ovulation Method™ and assisting these fledgling organisations to become ready for affiliation with WOOMB International Ltd.

Maria Garcia

mariagarcia 150Maria  is the Natural Family Planning Coordinator for the Archdiocese of Chicago and is the Chair of the Education Committee of BOMA-USA as well as working with the Hispanic community teaching the Billings Ovulation Method™.  She attended the University of Illinois at Chicago and earned her Masters of Arts Certificate in Pastoral Studies from Catholic Theological Union.  Maria was appointed as Spanish Language Liaison Person to WOOMB International in 2009 and works closely with WOOMB Latinoamerica in translating authentic materials into Spanish and outreaching to neighbouring countries in South America.

Gérard Renard

gerardrenard 150Gérard has for many years corresponded with the Directors on matters relating to French translation of authentic Billings Ovulation Method™ materials and was appointed French Language Liaison Person in 2009.  He helped establish WOOMB France in 2009.  In professional life Gérard works as a petroleum engineer, but together with his wife, Marie, devotes an enormous amount of his private time to teaching and training teachers of the Billings Ovulation Method™ in France.  Gérard is secretary of Billings Europe and the WOOMB International contact with the IEEF – European Institute of Family Life Education.