A Professional geologist Gustavo is working for the National Ministry of Energy and Mines in Argentina.
Happily married to Nieves and blessed with five children, he fell in love with the authentic Billings Ovulation Method® when he and Nieves went to Melbourne in 2000 and met the Drs Billings and their team. Since then, he has been a passionate worker, spreading the “truth of the Billings Ovulation Method®”, after reuniting a strong team of dedicated Billings Ovulation Method® teachers around the country, who were updated by Aussie teachers and became “Teachers of Excellence”, extending the good news to younger generations. He has strengthened the bond between WOOMB International and Billings Argentina, through active participation in most of WOOMB´s initiatives, focused on Spanish speaking countries and couples: translation of authentic materials for training, including the website, teaching the Billings Ovulation Method® through the internet, Billings Ovulation Method® correspondence course, E-Bulletin etc. He is an active member of WOOMB Latinoamerica.
Dr Karen MacDonald practices Emergency Medicine in Nova Scotia, Canada. While a student at the John Paul II Institute of Marriage and Family, she did her clinical training in the Billings Ovulation Method® in Melbourne in 2005 under the supervision of Merilyn Kennealy and Marian Corkill. She became a certified teacher trainer in Canada in 2006 and has taught a monthly clinic in Halifax, Nova Scotia since 2008. She has been a member of the board of WOOMB Canada and the National Education Committee since 2007 and the president of WOOMB Nova Scotia since 2008. She attended her first WOOMB International conference with Fr Joseph Hattie in 2003 in Melbourne, Australia. She has attended subsequent conferences in Melbourne in 2005 and 2007, in Kuching, Malaysia in 2013 and in Zagreb, Croatia in 2016.
Marija actively teaches the Billings Ovulation Method® and has been presenting the Billings Ovulation Method® Teacher Training Courses in Croatia since 2009. She also promotes the Billings Ovulation Method® and the values of Natural Family Planning through the TeenSTAR Teachers Training Courses. She is President of the Croatian Natural Family Planning Centre. Marija works as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Histology and Embryology at the Medical School, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
Billings LIFE- Leaders in Fertility Education, will hold training programs in the Billings Ovulation Method® for health professionals and others interested in women's health. The courses will be held in Adelaide and Melbourne, Australia, in March 2017.
Our good friends at WOOMB Philippines have been working hard to spread the Good News of the Billings Ovulation Method® over recent months.