Staff

This page includes information on NED's senior staff, including Vice Presidents and Directors.
For questions, see NED's contact page, use our main telephone number at (202) 378-9700,
or e-mail info@ned.org.

Office of the President

Deputy to the President for Policy & Strategy
Chief Operating Officer

Government Relations and Public Affairs

Vice President, Government Relations & Public Affairs
Jane Riley Jacobsen
Director of Public Affairs
Kelly Dougherty
Director of Congressional Relations
Art Kaufman
Senior Director, World Movement for Democracy
Marguerite H. Sullivan
Senior Director,
Center for International Media Assistance

Programs - Africa, Central Europe and Eurasia, Latin America and Caribbean

Vice President, Programs – Africa, Central Europe and Eurasia, Latin America and Caribbean
Senior Director, Africa
Senior Director, Europe
Director, Latin America and the Caribbean
Director, Russia and Eurasia

Programs – Asia, Middle East & North Africa, and Global

Vice President, Programs – Asia, Middle East & North Africa, and Global
Senior Director, Asia and Global
Laith Kubba
Senior Director, Middle East and North Africa

Programs – Planning, Grants Management, Compliance, and Evaluation

Vice President Programs -Planning, Grants Management, Compliance, and Evaluation
Keith Burton
Senior Director of Compliance
Myriam Fizazi-Hawkins
Director, Grantmaking Resource Center
Nancy Herzog
Senior Director, Grants Administration

Knowledge Management and IT Services

Senior Director of Knowledge Management and Information Technology
Guy Allen Overland
Director, Democracy Resource Center

Finance

Darda Duncan
Senior Director of Finance

Human Resources and Administration

Senior Director of Human Resources and Administration

International Forum for Democratic Studies

Vice President, Research & Studies
Co-Chair of the Research Council, International Forum for Democratic Studies
Coeditor, Journal of Democracy
Co-Chair of the Research Council, International Forum for Democratic Studies
Coeditor, Journal of Democracy
Executive Director, International Forum
Senior Director, Fellowship Programs
Phil Costopoulus
Executive Editor/Director, Journal of Democracy