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Kimberly Weichel
UNA-NCA Advisory Council Chair
Peace X Peace

Michael Barnes

Senior Fellow

Center for International Policy
Former Congressional Representative from Maryland

Robert Berg
Board Officer
Alliance for Peacebuilding, and World Academy of Art and Science

Ambassador David Birenbaum (ret.)
Of Counsel, Securities Enforcement and Regulation
Fried Frank, LLP

Harry Blaney
Senior Fellow
Center for International Policy

Kathy Bonk
Communications Consortium Media Center

Denise Glyn Borders
SRI Education
Vice President 
SRI International

Executive Director and CEO
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Former Assistant Secretary of State
International Organization Affairs

Nicholas Burnett
Senior Fellow
Results for Development (R4D)

Kathy Bushkin Calvin
President and CEO
United Nations Foundation

Lindsay Coates 
President of InterAction 

Esther Coopersmith
Public Diplomacy Leader
Former Goodwill Ambassador
UNESCO for UN Secretary General

Robert Craft, Jr.
Senior Counsel, Retired
Sullivan and Cromwell, LLP

Sarah Craven
Washington Office, UNFPA

President and CEO
World Affairs Council

Susan Cutri 
Executive Director 
U.S. Nationall Committee for UN Women 

Charles Dambach
Past President

Alliance for Peacebuilding
Past President
National Peace Corps Association

William Davis
George Washington University

Sarah Degnan Kambou 
President of International Center of  Research on Women (ICRW)

Vivian Lowery Derryck
President and CEO
The Bridges Institute
Former Assistant Administrator
USAID Bureau for Africa

David Devlin-Foltz
Advocacy Planning and Evaluation Program, The Aspen Institute

Nancy Donaldson
Washington Office, International Labor Organization

Cinnamon Dornsife
Associate Director of the International Development Program
School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Judith Edstrom 
Independent Consultant 
Social Development & Governance 

Marina Fanning

Executive Vice President
Management Systems International, Inc.

Edie Fraser

World Affairs Council

Louis Goodman
Professor and Past Dean
School of International Service, American University

President and CEO
Alliance for Peacebuilding 

Andrew Jacobson
Financial Advisor
Wells Fargo

Emilia Jones 
Attorney and International Legal Consultant
Washington, DC and Nigeria

Re. Xavier Justice
Ordained Minister
Board Certified Counselor and Treatment Specialist

Beverly Kirk 
Director, Ideas Lab
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Charito Kruvant
Co-Founder and CEO
Creative Associates International

Raj Kumar
President and Editor-in-Chief

James Leonard
Former U.S. Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations
Former President
UN Association of USA

Princeton Lyman
Former U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, and Ambassador to South Africa and Nigeria
U.S. Department of State

Bruce McNamer
President and CEO 
The Community Foundation for the National Capial Region

Wandra Mitchell
Attorney and Principal
Wellington International

George Moose
Adjunct Professor
The Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University
Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors
U.S. Institute of Peace

Constance Morella
Ambassador in Residence

Department of Government, American University
Former Congressional Representative from Maryland and U.S. Ambassador OECD

Paul O'Brien
Vice President of Policy and Advocacy
Oxfam America

Nora O'Connell
Associate Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy
Save the Children USA

Dr. Diana Ohlbaum

Independent Consultant
DLO Global LLC

Ok Pannenborg
Public Health Expert

Joan Parker

President and CEO
Counterpart International

Theodore Piccone
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
The Brookings Institution

Carrie-Hessler Radelet
President and CEO
Project Concern International

Katherine Raphaelson
President and CEO
Society for International Development - Washington 

Cris Revaz
Executive Director 
The Basic Education Coalition 

Robert Schott
Air Schott Corporation

Asif Shaikh
Senior Advisor
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Robert Skinner
United Nations Information Center

Mary Oakes Smith
Iraqi Women's Fellowship Foundation
The Wilson Center

Anne L. Howard Tristani 
International Education, Government and Public Affairs

Beth Tritter
Vice President
Millenium Challenge Corporation

Mark Viso
President and CEO

Frank Vogl
Vogl Communication, Inc.
Cofounder and Advisory Council Member
Transparency International

Professor of International Education & International Affairs
The George Washington University

Sam Worthington
President and CEO