Board of Trustees

 

William Beddow
Chair
Director, Emerging Markets Governmental Affairs, Caterpillar Inc. (retired)
Bethesda, Maryland
 
Tony Barclay
Chief Executive Officer, DAI (retired)
Potomac, Maryland
 
Richard Boucher
US Ambassador (retired)
Former Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia
Former Deputy Secretary General OECD
Washington, D.C.
 
Susan Braatz
Senior Forestry Officer, Forests and Climate Change, FAO
Rome, Italy
 
J. Gabriel Campbell, Ph.D.
Director General, ICIMOD (retired)
Kathmandu, Nepal and Conway Lake, Michigan
 
Michael Gill
Executive Director, The Commission for Educational Exchange between the U.S. & Nepal (retired)
Cutchogue, New York and Kathmandu, Nepal
 
Volker Heiden
Vice President of Finance for Caribbean and Latin America, Marriott Hotels
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
 
Ruth Taylor Kidd
Consultant
Alexandria, Virginia
 
Rose M. Likins
US Ambassador (retired)
Arlington, Virginia
 
Augusta Molnar
Director of Country/Regional Programs, Rights and Resources Initiative
Washington, D.C.
 
Robin Murphy
Senior VP of Marketing and Communications, The Conservation Fund
Arlington, VA
 
Nikunj Shah

Software Developer, The Vanguard Group
Malvern, Pennsylvania
 
Jed Shilling
Senior Economist, World Bank (retired)
Purcellville, Virginia
 
Joe Teplitz

Senior Managing Partner, Gartner Consulting 
Oakmont, Pennsylvania
 
Andrew Taber, Ph.D. (ex officio)
Executive Director, The Mountain Institute
Arlington, Virginia
 

Honorary Trustees

Edward C. Armbrecht, Jr.
Charleston, West Virginia
 
Bob Davis
Franklin, West Virginia
 
Thomas Eastman, Esq.
Baltimore, Maryland
 
King Seegar, M.D.
Franklin, West Virginia
 
Eklabya Sharma, Ph.D.
Kathmandu, Nepal
 
Elsie Walker
Chevy Chase, Maryland
 
Michael Wiehen
Munich, Germany
 
Robert Whitby
Greenwich, Connecticut