Board of Directors

Nancy Belden

Chair of the Board

Partner
Belden Russonello Strategists LLC
Washington, DC

Helena Ribe

Vice Chair of the Board

Founder and Board member
Women’s International Study Center
Santa Fe, NM

John Dinges

Secretary of the Board

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

Steven Bennett

Treasurer of the Board

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

Dr. Claudia Paz y Paz

Director of the Mexico and Central America Program, CEJIL
San José, Costa Rica

Dr. Cynthia McClintock

Department of Political Science
The George Washington University
Washington, DC

Geoff Thale

President
Washington Office on Latin America
Washington, DC

Mariano Aguirre

Analyst on international politics. Former Advisor to the Office of the Resident Coordinator UN Colombia
Oslo, Norway

Peggy Healy

Senior Vice President, International Programs
Covenant House
New York, NY

Sally O'Neill

Former Regional Manager in Latin America
Trocaire
In memoriam

Sandra Grossman

Partner
Grossman Young & Hammond, LLC
Bethesda, MD

Juan Carlos Cappello

International Communications Consultant
New York, NY

Dr. Mary Ellsberg

Founding Director
Global Women's Institute at George Washington University
Washington, DC

Mauricio Silva

Former Director for Central America
Inter American Development Bank
Washington, DC

Ramón E. Daubón

Independent Consultant
Washington, DC

Lucy Conger

Partner, Green Tank Mexico
Senior Consultant
Sarasota, FL

Macarena Saez

Faculty Director
Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
American University Washington College of Law
Washington, DC

Dr. Philip Brenner

Emeritus Professor of International Relations and History
American University.
Washington, DC

Kevin Healy

Adjunct Professor
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Alexander Gross

President
Advantage Properties, Inc.
Bethesda, MD

Dr. Mario Bronfman

Former Representative for Mexico and Central America
Ford Foundation
Mexico City, Mexico

Dr. Marguerite Rose Jiménez

Director of Policy & Public Affairs
Headwaters Foundation
Missoula, Montana

Camile Rieber

Attorney and Foreign Legal Consultant
Miami, Florida