WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas

Board of Directors

Steven Bennett

Chair of the Board

Senior Vice President for Academic Operations
Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York

Nancy Belden

Vice-Chair of the Board

Belden Russonello Strategist LLC,
Washington, DC

Darryl Chappell

Secretary of the Board

Director, Business Management
Freddie Mac
Washington, DC

Jay SchwartzCoffey

Treasurer of the Board

Vice President of Finance
San Francisco, CA

Leonor Blum

Executive Director,
Adelante Latina
Baltimore, MD

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

Juan Gonzalez

Associate Vice President
The Cohen Group
Washington, DC

Louis Goodman

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

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

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

George Withers

Former U.S. Congressional Staff, Washington, DC