Board of Trustees


Ruth Greenspan Bell
Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Washington, District of Columbia
William Beddow
Director, Emerging Markets Governmental Affairs, Caterpillar Inc. (retired)
Bethesda, Maryland
Lori Rogers, CPA
LdR Associates
Washington, District of Columbia
Tony Barclay
Chief Executive Officer, DAI (retired)
Potomac, Maryland
Richard Boucher
Former Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia
Former Deputy Secretary General OECD
Washington, DC
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
Bill Carmean
Lawyer and Retired Executive
Yardley, Pennsylvania
Michael Gill
Executive Director, The Commission for Educational Exchange between the U.S. & Nepal (retired)
Cutchogue, New York and Kathmandu, Nepal
Douglas Hartwick
Ambassador, US Department of State (retired)
Fairfax, Virginia
Volker Heiden
Vice President of Finance for Caribbean and Latin America, Marriott Hotels
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Ruth Taylor Kidd
Alexandria, Virginia
Nikunj Shah

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