The life-saving heart surgeries and interventions performed by Heart Care International would not be possible without the commitment of its administrative team who work tirelessly alongside the medical team captains, team members, host country partners, medical corporations and philanthropic donors.


Margaret Feldmeth was appointed Executive Director of Heart Care International effective September 1, 2017. Margaret holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Masters in Social Work. Her professional work experience includes social services and trauma counseling in hospital emergency rooms, and mission trip work in Mexico, Guatemala, and under-served areas in the United States. Margaret received both degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.

Tanya Barrera was appointed bookkeper of Health Care International in October 2017. Tanya has extensive experience in non-profit accounting. As a financial professional she is committed to providing vital information in order to keep control of finances. Tanya is a member of AIPB and is a Quickbooks ProAdvisor. She earned her bachelors degree at the University of Connecticut and has 15 years in the field. Previously a board member of the Greater Stamford Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, she stays actively involved in the community.

Betsy is Heart Care International’s Logistics Director. A native Spanish speaker, Betsy is a long-standing member of the board of Heart Care International. She is Captain of its pediatric Intensive Care Unit team and has volunteered on a majority of its mission trips over the past 23 years. In addition, she has developed, overseen and taught Heart Care International’s in-country nursing training sessions. Betsy has over 35 years’ experience as a cardiac ICU nurse.