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Office of the President and CEO

Yolonda C. Richardson, President and CEO
Aminata Diallo, Executive Assistant
Abagail Rios, Executive Assistant


U.S. Programs

John Bowman, Executive Vice President
Cathy Taylor, Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President

Advocacy

Carrie Arblaster, Director, Midwest
Amy Barkley, Director, Federal Field Operations
Amani Desamours, Advocacy Associate
Alexandria Felton, Director, Southwest Region
Anne Ford, Vice President, Federal Relations
Luke George, Associate Director, Federal Government Relations
Brittany Grant, Director, Western Region
Brian Hickey, Director, Federal Government Relations
Kristin Jimison, Director, Mid-Atlantic Region
Kevin O’Flaherty, Director, Northeastern Region
Jodi Radke, Director, Rocky Mountain/Great Plains
Claudia Rodas, Director, Southern Region
Annie Tegen, Vice President, State Advocacy Programs
CaSandra Thomas, Contract Specialist, U.S. Programs

Strategic Partnerships 

Caroline Goncalves Jones, Associate Vice President, Advocacy and Outreach
Olivia Gongombe-Ouyema, Program Associate, Strategic Partnerships
Daria Leon, Program Manager
Camille Sanchez, Associate Director, Community Outreach
Nicolas Suarez, Program Associate, Youth Advocacy
Gustavo Torrez, Director, Youth Advocacy
Gillian Williams, Program Manager, Strategic Partnerships

Communications

Bryan Buchanan, Director, Digital Engagement
Boot Bullwinkle, Associate Director, Digital Engagement
Jessica Cohen, Associate Vice President, Strategic Communications
Dave Lemmon, Director, Media Relations
Albert Lukban, Director, Internet Strategy and Operations
Susan O'Brien, Director of State Communications
Alex Shields, Associate, Communications and Social Media
Vince Willmore, Vice President

Legal and Regulatory Affairs


Maya Efrati, Legislative and Policy Counsel
Connor Fuchs, Senior Staff Attorney
Denny Henigan, Vice President
Dennis Medrano, Paralegal

Research

Ann Boonn, Director, Research
Laura Bach, Director, Research
Hope Neuling, Research Manager
Marela Minosa, Research Manager
Meg Riordan, Vice President
Nichole Veatch, Vice President


Global Programs

Advocacy

Joshua Abrams, Director Eurasia Programs
Bintou Camara Bityeki, Director, Africa Programs
Maheen Malik, Director, South Asia Programs
Patricia Sosa, Director, Latin America Programs
Qian Geng, Director, China Programs
Jennifer Torregrossa, Executive Assistant, Africa and Eurasia Programs

Communications

Katharine Briscoe, Associate Director, Web Content
Jesse Danzig, International Digital Strategist
Mark Hurley, Vice President, International Communications
Elissa Laitin, Associate Director, Tobacco Industry Campaigns
Lorraine Nmorka, Executive Assistant
Caroline Renzulli, Director
Caroline Young, Associate

International Grants and Contracts

Ayesha Ahmad, Director, International Grants
Nelly Ahmad, Director, Finance and Administration
Deborah Backman, Program and Financial Compliance Officer
Alejandra Barrera, Program and Financial Compliance Officer
Olivia Carter, Program and Financial Compliance Officer
Pam Sumner Coffey, Vice President, Global Operations
Voula Ikonomou, Contracts Administrator
Bomi Lim, Program Financial Compliance Officer
Jingjing Liu, Senior Program and Financial Compliance Officer
Lynnette Lusenaka, Director, Grants, Contracts and Database Administration
Mandy McCain, Grants Administrator
Jessie Philips, Senior Program and Financial Compliance Officer
Elvira Nnodim, Contracts Associate
Md Rahman, Program and Financial Compliance Officer
Gayani Siriwardena – Associate Director, Finance
Henry Sookram – Program and Financial Compliance Officer
Aria Wanek – Grants and Contracts Associate
Irma Zejcirovic – Program and Financial Compliance Officer

International Legal Consortium

Haviland Atha-Simonton, Executive Assistant
Emelyne Calimoutou, Legal Advisor
Deniece Carrington, Legal Advisor
Kaitlin Donley, Associate Director
Daniel López, Senior Legal Advisor
Monique Muggli, Vice President
Gianella Severini, Legal Coordinator, Latin America Region

Research

Estelle Dauchy, Associate Director
Caroline Fuss, Research Associate
Danny McGoldrick, Vice President
Ernesto Sebrie, Associate Director
Kai Wesson, Research Associate


Global Health Advocacy Incubator

Maria Lujan Abramo, Global Legal Advisor
Adeolu Adebiyi, Africa Senior Regional Advocacy Advisor
Tayo Ajayi, Program Manager
Sarwar Alam, Bangladesh Communications Manager
Shariful Alam, Bangladesh Coordinator
Jozette Allah-Mensah, Communications and Digital Engagement Manager
Emmanuel Alhussan, Nigeria Country Coordinator
Corina Alvarez, Associate Director, Communications
Kesaundra Alves, Caribbean Legal Advisor
Joy Amafah, Nigeria Coordinator
Kati Anderson, Director, Communications
Christina Arevalo, Program Associate
Stephen Atasige, Ghana Coordinator
Deborah Backman, Grants Officer, Advocacy Fund
Om Prakash Bera, Asia Regional Advisor
Berta Berkele, Industry Advisor, Africa
Marjorie Blum, Program Associate
Lexi Bullick, Program Manager
Juan Carballo, Senior Legal Advisor
Olivia Carter, Program and Financial Compliance Officer
Terra Carter, Executive Assistant
Laura Casman, Program Assistant
Ariana Childs Graham, Program Director
Mervyn Christian, Director Advocacy and Capacity Strengthening
Esubalew Dadi, Food Policy Director, Africa
Ela Dhankhar, Program Associate
Robert Eckford, Program Director
Aaron Emmel, Director Strategic Outreach and Marketing
Niola Etienne, Research Assistant
Mariana de Araujo Ferraz, Food Policy Director, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean
Nadia Flexner, Associate Director of Research
Qian Geng, Regional Director
Evelyn Gitz, Senior Advisor
Lopa Ghosh, India Coordinator
Gema Granados Hidalgo, Colombia Coordinator
Aura Guerrero, Legal Advisor
Jamil Gunawan, Indonesia Coordinator
Gaurav Gupta, India Coordinator
Abdullahi Hamza Hassan, Kano State Nigeria Country Coordinator
Julianne Hopper, Program Associate
Sovadhanak Hun, Cambodia Coordinator
Munawar Hussain, Pakistan Coordinator
Lorena Ibarra Avila, Industry Interference Senior Advisor
Libby Jones, Program Director
Eli Josoa Ramamonjisoa, Madagascar Coordinator
Sibhatu Biadiglign Kassa, Ethiopia Coordinator
Justinian Kateera, Uganda Coordinator
Jaspreet Kaur Pal, Bangladesh Communications Advisor
Asim Khan, Associate Director, Communications
Hema Khanchandani, Program Director
Kate Konopka, Legal Director
Petro Korol, Ukraine Coordinator
Anup Kumar, India Coordinator
Meredith Larson, Associate Director, Advocacy
Wubshet Loha, Associate Director, Advocacy
Marisa Macari, Program Manager, Advocacy Fund
Lucy Martinez Sullivan, Senior Vice President
Jonas Mbwangue, Associate Director
Phillip Mokoena, South Africa Coordinator
Laura Mora, Colombia Coordinator
Rachel Morrison, Caribbean Senior Advisor
Rhia Muhi, Regional Senior Advisor
Elinami Mungure, East African Country Coordinator
Mario Muñoz, Country Coordinator
Hadijah Namyalo, Uganda Legal Consultant
Shuaishuai Niu, China Coordinator
Valentina Ochoa, Mexico Senior Advisor
Daniel Ogunniyi, Africa Advisor
Jackie Okao, Uganda Coordinator
Cindy Olivarez, Director, Communications
Elizabeth Orlan, Associate Director, Research
Ben Orton-Vipond, Associate Director, Communications
Edward Otico, Philippines Country Coordinator
Silvana Paath, Indonesia Coordinator
Roxanne Paisible, Associate Director, Advocacy
Jake Palley, Associate Director, Advocacy
Mike Palma, Philippines Coordinator
Sanjay Pandey, Lead Consultant, India National Policy
Jennifer Patterson, Director, Communications
Jessie Phillips, Senior Program Financial Compliance Officer
Tran Bich Phuong, Vietnam Coordinator
Veronica Poyano, Legal Advisor
Abhishek Pratap, Country Coordinator
Ruhul Quddus, Bangladesh Country Coordinator
Md Rahman, Program and Financial Compliance Officer
Sofía Rincon Gallardo Patiño, Associate Director, Advocacy
Whitney Robinson, Executive Assistant
Vanessa Mello Rodrigues, PhD, Brazil Coordinator
Sara Rossi, Associate Director, Budget Advocacy
Martha Yaneth Sandoval Salazar, Colombia Advocacy Advisor
Veronica Schoj, MD, Vice President, Food and Nutrition Policy
Vandana Shah, Vice President, Health Systems Strengthening
Nalin Sinha, India Coordinator
Charonn Smith, Executive Assistant
Henry Sookram, Global Program and Financial Compliance Officer
Patricia Sosa, JD, Regional Director
Lidiya Teklemariam, Program Manager
Le Thi Thu, Vietnam Senior Policy Advisor
Bui Thi Thu Giang, Vietnam Program Assistant
Doan Thi Thu Huyen, Vietnam Country Director
Chunhui Wang, China Coordinator
Gillian Williams, Program Manager Strategic Partnerships
Shani Winterstein, Director, Capacity Strengthening and Training
Yan Zhao, China Media Coordinator
Daniel Zinn, Communications Associate


Development

Kimberly Amazeen, Vice President, Development and Strategic Alliances
Philip Mione, Director, Foundation Relations
Erika Raitt, Manager, Operations and Events

Finance and Administration

Luwita Benson, Accounting Clerk
Vishal Bhatia, Director, Information Technology and Operations
Jackie Bolt, Vice President, Finance and Administration
Barbara Bowie, Donor Grants Accounting Manager
Eugene Coleman, Staff Accountant
Beverley Lewis-Bacchus, Senior Account
Tugu Munkhnyam, Help Desk Specialist
Mohammad Shahzad, IT Support Specialist
Issa Toure, Budget and Grants Accounting Manager
Kristen van Houten, Director, Financial Planning and Analysis
Janelle Wessely, Donor Grants Manager
Lisa West, Office Manager
Phany Yorn, Grants Accounting Manager

People and Culture

Ebone’ N. Jamison, People and Culture Business Partner
Stephanie A. Porter, Vice President
Zoranyeli Parra, Recruiting Associate

Last Updated Feb. 9, 2024