Our Team

We are proud of our dedicated team and the work they put in to make Source of Compassion what it is.

Board Members

Noorullah Noorzad, President and CEO

The founder and president of the organization, Noorzad saw first-hand the tragic lives of children living on the streets in Central Asia. Source of Compassion grew out of his concern for drug-addicted children in those regions and beyond. It is his life’s work to help these children.

Don Beacham, Treasurer

Don graduated from LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas with a BS in Aviation Technology, and worked in the aviation industry for 12 years as a technical service manager. As director of Partners Across Cultures, Don has sought to build meaningful relationships between Americans and overseas counterparts all over the world, including Turkey, Nepal, China, Mexico, Thailand, India, Mongolia, and Malaysia. He is a charter board member of Source of Compassion.

Debbie Chang, Secretary

Debbie is an artist, entrepreneur, and linguist. She holds a BS in architectural design from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s in applied linguistics from the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics in Dallas, Texas. She worked as a project manager for five years at S+H Construction in Cambridge, Massachusetts and has taught English as a second language in Boston’s Chinatown, Beijing, and Arlington, Texas. As sole proprietor of Debbie Chang Designs, she designs and fabricates her own line of jewelry inspired by a diversity of cultures. She enjoys spending time with and learning from Central Asian immigrants in the Dallas area.

James Walker – Board Member

James directs a nonprofit educational organization. His distinguished teaching and speaking career has taken him throughout the US and spanned the globe. He contributes his organizational experience, connections to key people, and words of wisdom to the S.O.C. board.

Jonathan D. Anderson – Board Member

Jonathan graduated from Tarrant County College with a degree in Construction Management. He has worked in the construction industry for 7 years. Currently, Jonathan works as a Project Engineer for Sedalco Construction Services. His construction experience includes Commercial, Government, Municipal Water and Wastewater, and Residential projects. Jonathan’s heart is to help children learn their value and inspire hope through the Vocational Training offered by S.O.C.

Russell Perry, Board Adviser

Russell Perry – Board Member

CPA, accounting professional with 7 years public experience, experienced in financial statement audits, reviews, agreed upon procedures, and compilations. Specializing in career schools, colleges, non-profit organizations, and employee benefit plans. Russell graduated university of North Texas, in Denton, TX with a degree Master of Science in accounting in 2010.


Dr. Akhliddin Z

Dr. Akhliddin Ziyodulloev

Tajikistan advisor

Dr. Elmira Kalieva

Central Asia advisor

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Ulianoor Noorzad

 Afghanistan Project Assistant


Jamshid Sunil

 Afghanistan project Coordinator

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Nabi Popalzai

Nabi Popalzai

British Columbia, Canada Representative


Anna Miller

US Communication Director

Rose Rackers

Rose Rackers

 Executive Assistant

Source of Compassion is grateful to the following for their support and contributions.

Partners Across Cultures