WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas

Board of Directors

Board Officers

Cynthia McClintock

Chair of the Board

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs,
The George Washington University,
Washington, DC

George Withers

Vice-Chair of the Board

Former U.S. Congressional Staff, Washington, DC

Ethan Miller

Treasurer and Secretary of the Board

Former Vice President of Finance,
Nathan Cummings Foundation,
New York, NY

Board Members

Nancy Belden

Belden Russonello Strategist LLC,
Washington, DC

Steven Bennett

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
The Brookings Institution
Washington, DC

Leonor Blum

Executive Director,
Adelante Latina, Baltimore

Darryl Chappell

Director, Business Management
Freddie Mac
Washington, DC

Matthew Clausen

Executive Director
Washington Office on Latin America
Washington, DC

John Dinges

Godfrey Lowell Cabot Professor of Journalism Emeritus Columbia University
Washington, DC

Patricia Weiss Fagen

Senior Fellow, Institute for International Migration
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Bill Garcia

Director of Legal Project Management
Thompson Hine
Washington, DC

Louis Goodman

Professor and Dean Emeritus
School of International Service
American University
Washington, DC

Neil Jeffery

Chief Executive Officer
Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor
London, United Kingdom

Marlene Johnson

Former Executive Director and CEO
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Washington, DC

Diego Luna

Founding Partner/Director/Actor
Canana Films
Santa Monica, CA

Cheryl Morden

Former Deputy Director for Partnership and Resource Mobilization
International Fund for Agricultural Development
Takoma Park, MD

Janice O'Connell

Executive Vice President
Gephardt Government Affairs
Washington, DC

Sally O'Neill

Former Regional Manager in Latin America
Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Jay SchwartzCoffey

Vice President of Finance
San Francisco, CA

Robert Varenik

Director of Programs
Open Society Justice Initiative
New York, New York

Alex Wilde

Research Scholar in Residence
Center for Latin American and Latino Studies, American University
Washington, DC