Mater Dei USA Board of Directors

Mater Dei USAworks in partnership with Mater Dei USA, a Non-Profit charitable organisation registered in the United States of America to support its work and activites.


Kevin Kampfe
Hugo, MN

Dr. Kevin L Kampfe is a Family Medicine Specialist in Hugo, Minnesota. He graduated with honors from the University Of Iowa College Of Medicine in 2005. Having more than 14 years of diverse experiences, especially in FAMILY MEDICINE, Dr. Kevin L Kampfe is affiliated with many hospitals including Fairview Lakes Health Services, North Memorial Medical Center, cooperates with many other doctors and specialists in medical group Fairview Health Services


Dr. Lanny Lanny Kampfe

Lanny Kampfe
Iowa City, IA

Retired Endodontist, Grandfather, Married to Jann, Three years Asst. Professor then private practice, Roman Catholic, twelve years Alpha course leader, Hawkeye Fan, trout fisherman, I love Bible study and sharing my Christian faith and the blessings I have been given,  B.A. from Luther College, D.D.S., M.S.,  and M.A. degrees from the University of Iowa.  I thank God for the opportunity to serve on the MDUSA board, so that I can put into action my belief that we are all called to be brothers and sisters with Christ.

Mr. Paul Ernst

James Brad McConville
Unionville, MO

A retired family practice physician living in Unionville, Missouri. He and his wife Dewey spent a month working in medical mission field in Same, Tanzania fourteen years ago with three of their children, one niece and future daughter-in-law. This was a life changing experience. Dewey and Brad have remained committed to helping Father Setonga and the people of Tanzania ever since.


Virginia Dewey McConville
Unionville, MO

Retired physician assistant. She and Dr. Brad have been married for 45 years, have five children and eleven grandchildren. With members of St. Mary’s Centerville Iowa parish, they traveled to Same, Tanzania in January, 2016. Their lives have been enriched by the people of Tanzania, and they wish to share this Good News through Mater Dei USA. She is currently chairperson of Mater Dei USA Board.

Martha Port

Martha A. Port– B.A. Bethany University, CA.
Apple Valley, MN

Teaching degree in elementary education. Sixteen years underwriting group insurance. Solar cooking advocate since 1989. Assisted with creating jigs for production of two solar cooker models. Highly effective trainer and problem solver. Assists Mike with GIST.

  Martha Port

Michael D. Port – BA, Bemidji State University, MN
Apple Valley, MN

Founder of: food co-op, first rural runaway shelter in USA for youth, Fare SHARE (large five state self-sufficient food distribution program, and Solar Oven Society. Solar cooking advocate since 1989. Currently preparing to launch Global Innovative Solutions Teams, a new global initiative to reduce soot, source potable water, and plant 1 trillion trees by 2040.

Board of Directors USA

The passionate and hardworking people at Mater Dei Africa, our primary partner in the Africa., have enabled Mater Dei USA (MDUSA) to do much of our work for the poor and marginalized people of Tanzania.  They have been invaluable in helping MDAUSA implement and provide ongoing support for development projects.

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