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

Alex Wilde

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

Bill Garcia

Director of Legal Project Management
Thompson Hine
Washington, DC

Cheryl Morden

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

Cynthia McClintock

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

Diego Luna

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

Ethan Miller

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

George Withers

Former U.S. Congressional Staff,
Washington, DC

Janice O'Connell

Executive Vice President
Gephardt Government Affairs
Washington, DC

John Dinges

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

Juan Gonzalez

Associate Vice President
The Cohen Group
Washington, DC

Katti Wachs

HSE/ABE Instructor,
LaGuardia Community College
New York, New York

Leonor Blum

Executive Director,
Adelante Latina
Baltimore, MD

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

Martin Coria

Regional Coordinator,
Church World Service
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Matthew Clausen

Washington Office on Latin America
Washington, DC

Neil Jeffery

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

Patricia Weiss Fagen

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

Robert Varenik

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

Sally O'Neill

Former Regional Manager in Latin America
Tegucigalpa, Honduras