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The mission and vision of American Councils are achieved through the guidance, input, and expertise of the organization's executive management and Board of Trustees. All parties bring a wealth of global experience, knowledge, and an unwavering commitment to our shared success.

Board of Trustees
 

Robert Rhea headshotRobert M. Rhea
Chair of the Board
Partner, McKinsey & Company

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Edith Falk headshotEdith Falk
Vice Chair of the Board
Principal, Falk Consulting

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Shannon Baldwin-Davis
VP, National Accounts, Schneider Electric

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Dee Brown headshotDee Brown
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army Reserves
Vice President of Transformation, NDC Inc

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David Chang headshotDr. David Chang
Former Chancellor, Polytechnic Institute
Chairman/CEO, GMEO, Inc.

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Lisa ChoateMs. Lisa Choate
President and CEO
American Councils for International Education

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Grace Chung Becker
President, Judith Ehm Foundation

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Anne Derse headshotThe Rev. Anne Derse, Amb. (Ret.) 
Deacon and Minister for Community Engagement, 
St. John's Norwood Episcopal Church

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Violetka DirleaVioletka Dirlea
Partner, AT Kearney

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KWEAmbassador Karl Eikenberry
Ambassador and Lieutenant General, Ret., US Army

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Betty Sue Flowers headshotBetty Sue Flowers, PhD
Former Director, Johnson Presidential Library
Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus, UT Austin

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Mycal Ford headshotMycal Ford
Risk and Compliance Specialist, McKinsey & Company

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Thomas Jesus Garza headshotDr. Thomas Jesús Garza
UT Regents and University Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor, Slavic and Eurasian Studies Director, University of Texas at Austin

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Gazmend GjonbalajGazmend Gjonbalaj
CTO/Partner, Spaxel

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M. Hill HammockM. Hill Hammock
Chairman, Chicago Deferred Exchange Company

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Kristin Hayden headshotKristin Hayden
Vision Powered Ventures

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Robert Rhea headshotRobert C. Heath
State Department (Ret.)

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Tiffany Hickerson headshotTiffany Hickerson
Partner, Kearny

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Michael E. Hora headshotMichael E. Hora
CEO, Hora Enterprises

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Dr. Abol Jalilvand headshotDr. Abol Jalilvand
Professor of Finance and Ralph Marotta Chair in Free Enterprise 
Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University

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Margaret C. Marsh headshotMargaret C. Marsh
Senior Counsel, Akin Gump

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Richard MorningStarAmbassador Richard L. Morningstar, Trustee Emeritus
Ambassador (Ret.)

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Ambassador John OrdwayAmbassador John Ordway
Ambassador (Ret.)

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Dr. Alan Platt headshotDr. Alan Platt
Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor, Foreign Policy Institute of the Johns Hopkins Nitze School of Advanced International Studies

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Susan O. Rheney headshotSusan O. Rheney
Managing Director, Kerr Rheney Group, LLC
Independent Director, CenterPoint Energy

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Nathan Ruiz headshotNathan Ruiz
Senior Vice President of National Security, Govini

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Dan G. SundellDan Sundell
General Manager, Caterpillar Inc.

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Mark Taplin headshotMark Taplin
State Department (Ret.)

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Nataliya UshakovaNataliya Ushakova
President, ACTR
Russian Language Teacher, Staten Island Tech High School

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Dr. Irwin WeilDr. Irwin Weil, Trustee Emeritus
Professor, Slavic Department, Northwestern University

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