Meet the Team
Estela Cordova is a wife and a mother of two teenage girls. She’s been a certified Billings Ovulation Method Instructor since 2006. She feels humble and blessed to be able to teach and help married couples live their sexuality according to God’s design. She also provides instruction through MyCatholicDoctor.
John E. Fitzgerald
Monica is a wife, a mother, and a health professional working and using NFP for the last 20 years. She teaches in English and Spanish. She has taught different methods of NFP since 2003. In 2019, She started to teach the Marquette Method, which uses hormonal urine testing, and other biomarkers such as cervical mucus and temperature. She holds a Bachelor's of Science degree with a major in Medical Laboratory Technologies, as well as a Master in Microbiology and Health Sciences. Monica is a certified Public health Microbiologist in the State of California and she teaches Medical Microbiology for the University of Lethbridge since 2017. Her experience as an educator enables her to have a clear and compassionate approach to teach and accompany couples or women on their journey to understand their fertility and how to live the gift of fertility in their marriage. She is a NFP Marquette Method provider at mycatholicdoctor since 2021.
Susan Miller has been a certified Billings Ovulation Method Instructor since 2010 and is passionate about making NFP more accessible. She also provides instruction through MyCatholicDoctor.
Alejandra Romo is a Billings Ovulation Method™ instructor, wife, and mother to three children. She was introduced to Natural Family Planning for the first time with the profound truths presented in the Theology of the body by SJPII. This new awareness, inspire her to begin her training as a Billings instructor. Since 2013, she has been teaching Natural Family Planning (NFP) to couples preparing for marriage in her parish. Helping, teaching and accompany couples or women on their journey to understand their fertility, are some of her most rewarding services as an NFP educator.
Ana Gabriela Schmude
Ana Gabriela Schmude is a certified Billings Ovulation Method Instructor since 2011 and a provider of My Catholic Doctor. She teaches in both English and Spanish. Gabriela sees all ages and reproductive stages, including post-partum-breastfeeding, and peri-menopause. It has been a joy for her to be able to teach the BOM helping couples return to the graces of God in their Marriage and to be able to empower them to understand and manage their fertility naturally, respecting the gift of their marital love.
Cecilia Fomenky is a Billings Ovulation Method Instructor (Intern). She attended the Billings Ovulation Method Correspondence Training Course of 2020 offered by BOMA-USA. Prior to attending the Correspondence Course, Cecilia and her husband were NFP users, and she was a trainer of coordinators in Cameroon, West Africa for 12 years. Just as she started her practicum in 2021 in Ohio the Covid-19 pandemic struck and slowed everything down, but thanks to the great assistance offered by CCNFP, the Catholic Diocese of Columbus, and her supervisor, she began having leads from all over the country. Many couples have benefitted from the training offered by Cecilia. She teaches online and in-person at St. Matthias Church in Columbus Ohio.
Eileen Wood is a certified Billings Ovulation Method Instructor. She has been teaching NFP for 28 years and is the past President of the BOMA Board of Directors. She and her husband have 6 daughters and 8 grandchildren. They have their own business, FireLink, LLC, which specializes in fire forensics. In her spare time, Eileen runs the Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Chapel at their parish in Tewksbury, MA.
Flenje Oaferina is married, has one daughter, and has been teaching NFP since 2010. She specializes in helping couples postpartum. She enjoys teaching couples how to identify their natural signs of fertility and being God’s instrument in their learning of a natural way of planning their family. She especially likes assisting couples in achieving pregnancy and reassuring couples to persevere in this method as it is within God’s plan for their family. She is also a fertility coach assisting couples struggling with infertility through a program of nutrition and lifestyle changes to help them achieve pregnancy. She serves her parish by teaching catechism/faith formation for school grade children. As her full-time job, Flenje works as a physical therapist and completed her doctorate last year. She recently finished her teacher-in-training program and is now a Certified Billings Ovulation Method Teacher. She also provides instruction through MyCatholicDoctor.
Ferely Correa is a wife, mother, and proudly catholic. Currently she serves as an instructor of the Billings Ovulation Method, she is blessed to assist couples, committed to supporting and guiding them with dedication and love. She also provides instruction through MyCatholicDoctor.
Gervaci and Cecilia Medina
They were born in the land of the Inca: Peru. Both are Catholic. They will soon celebrate 23 years of marriage. They have 2 children together (17 and 21 years old) and 2 more children of Gervaci and first wife (deceased). Two beautiful granddaughters, 7 and 10 years old. They speak English and Spanish. Gervaci serves as a lector and Ceci as a Eucharistic Minister. Gervaci has a degree in business administration and Ceci in Education. The Medinas live in Anaheim, California. They’re involved in marriage preparation since 2005 in parishes of the Dioceses of Orange. They offer different sort of talks especially in the topics of Sexuality, Theology of the Body, and Natural Family Planning. They are certified Billings Ovulation Method Instructors since 2010 through BOMA-USA. Their favorite phrases are: “Billings: A natural option full of life” and “Live in harmony with the nature of your body”
Irma loves the Billings Ovulation Method; she’s been using it and teaching in Spanish for over 10 years.
Joan has been a registered nurse for 27 years with the past 18 being primarily in teen and women’s reproductive health. Prior to her nursing career, she was a Clinical Exercise Physiologist for 10 years working in cardiology. She has worked as an International Consultant in various aspects of medicine and an Educator throughout her career which includes published articles regarding Fertility Awareness for nursing professionals; audio CD productions entitled “Understanding your Fertility: A Case for Charting” (available in both English and Spanish); college teaching; as well as teaching NFP and Fertility Awareness to many clients and medical students through the years. She is certified in Marquette, FEMM, Standard Days and the Two-Day Methods and is a Fertility Awareness Educator with “My Catholic Doctor” and “Natural Womanhood”. She enjoys working with women in all stages of reproductive life: regular cycles, postpartum, perimenopause. She’s is also a provider of MyCatholicDoctor. She and her husband currently live in Hendersonville, North Carolina. They have 3 grown children, a multitude of grandchildren.
Julie Hall is a lifelong Catholic, who has enjoyed a 30-year marriage and all the blessings of cooperating with God's Will through the Billings' Ovulation Method. She has two adult children, one son-in-law, and three teens still at home. Julie is a BOMA-USA teacher in Practicum. She teaches Theology of the Body at her local parish, where she also gives NFP overviews to couples in marriage preparation and teaches interested couples to use the Billings' Method.
Kim Coles is married to her wonderful husband Chris; they have welcomed and raised 6 children together and they are now enjoying the grandparent phase as well. She is excited to assist couples in learning to understand their bodies natural indicators of fertility, using the Billings Ovulation Method®. She teaches and coaches couples to help them identify their phases of fertility and infertility. Whether wishing to achieve or avoid pregnancy couples will be coached on how to use their personal chart. Each couple is counseled to understand how to apply the Billings Ovulation Method® to their situation and how to use it to monitor their reproductive health. She has 26 years of experience teaching the Billings Ovulation Method® and working with women to understand their charts. She is certified as a teacher/trainer and currently serves on the Board of Education for the Billings Ovulation Method Association-USA. She also provides instruction through MyCatholicDoctor. She remains committed to the idea that this is “knowledge of her body that every woman ought to have” Dr. Lyn Billings
Martha Winn, RN has been teaching the Billings Ovulation Method® since 2004. She is a Supervisor, Trainer, and chairperson of the BOMA -USA Education Committee. She is an Associate Director for WOOMB Int. She lives in Bowling Green, KY with husband, Earl. They have 4 children and 9 grandchildren. When not teaching, she enjoys hiking, reading, and sewing.
Martha Quesada has a Certificate of Endorsement for Diocesan Natural Family Planning Services' given by The Texas Catholic Conference 1991.She also has a Certificate of Endorsement by the same entity from 1994. Now she's working with BOMA for her re-certification. She's been teaching since then".
Dr. Maria Girault
Dr. Maria Ines Girault is a graduate of the Anahuac University in Mexico City. In 1986 the World Organization of the Ovulation Method Billings certified her as a Natural Family Planning instructor. She worked closely with the John and Evelyn Billings. On 2020 she re-certified herself with BOMA USA. Dr. Girault has lecture seminars and conferences in Mexico as well as in International countries. She participated in the study and training of the Ovulation Method Billing in China 1989. From 2017 to the present, she works at the Anahuac University as Graduate Program Coordinator for the School of Bioethics. She is also a professor in the master teaching Bioethics, Sexuality and Human Reproduction. Through her medical career she has continuously taught NFP to many couples. She is currently teaching in her hometown parish in Cumming GA.
Vicki Braun was certified and has taught NFP for over 40 years in both the sympto-thermal method of NFP through the Couple to Couple League and the authentic Billings Ovulation Method (a mucus only method). She has encountered many different NFP charts over the years and has learned much from them so she can assist other couples in learning fertility awareness. Her passion is understanding a woman’s fertility patterns—whether they are considered fertile or infertile, and teaching this scientific information to couples who wish to practice NFP in their marriages. She also provides instruction through MyCatholicDoctor.