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About Us

Qholaqhoe Mountain Connections Board of Directors

Lynn Minderman

QMC Co-founder and President; Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RCPV): Qholaqhoe, Lesotho 2007-2008; Teacher/administrator: Honeoye Falls Lima, Chatham and North Colonie Central School Districts [retired]. Lives in Honeoye Falls NY with Douglas.

Matt Frahm

Superintendent of the Clarence Central School District. Formerly Superintendent Naples Central School District. Began career as a secondary social studies teacher in the Geneseo Central School District before becoming High School Principal in the Naples Central School District. Lives in Clarence, NY.

Linda Gorham

RCPV: Peace Corps Response, Micronesia 2016-17; Teacher and museum director of education [retired]. Lives on Rainbow Lake, NY with Roger.

Debbi Hitchings

QMC Co-founder and Vice President/Secretary; Director of Church Life/Administrator of Shields Mission Project, First Congregational Church of Camden [retired]. Lives in Camden, ME with Roy.

Kevin Koryto

Stormwater Quality Engineer for the City of Boulder, Colorado; RPCV Qholaqhoe, Lesotho: High School Math Teacher 2015-16.Lives in Boulder, CO with RCPV Caitlin, and two children.


Lynn Minderman with Karabo Tjoobe who is beginning year 5 of law at the National University of Lesotho and interning at a law office in Butha Buthe.

QMC In Country Community Representative
Ts’epang Motli

We are very fortunate to have Tse’pang Motli, a 2021 graduate of the National University of Lesotho School of Social Work, working with us as our QMC Community Representative. Tse’pang has been a scholarship student of QMC throughout her high school career at Qholaqhoe High School and her four years at NUL. 
She is working with the local community and with high school administrators to ensure that they understand QMC’s programming opportunities. In addition, she is a helpful and encouraging resource for our high school and college scholarship students.


With Gratitude

We are most grateful to the law firm of Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP of Albany NY for its assistance in procuring 501C3 status.
Proforma Marketing Essentials of Camden, ME has provided ongoing assistance with our website and with our publicity.
We are also indebted to many organizations and individuals who have supported this project financially since its inception.
Curious to learn more? We would be pleased to share a presentation of both of our projects in Lesotho.