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Office of the President
President of the National Endowment for DemocracyCarl Gershman is President of the National Endowment for Democracy, a private, congressionally...
Deputy to the President for Policy & StrategyBarbara Haig joined the Endowment in the spring of 1985 and, in her last position...
J. William Leonard
Chief Operating OfficerJ. William (Bill) Leonard brings to NED wide ranging leadership experience as a senior policy-maker...
Government Relations and Public Affairs
Director of Congressional Relations
Jane Riley Jacobsen
Senior Director of Public Affairs
Senior Director, World Movement for Democracy
David E. Lowe
Vice President, Government Relations & Public AffairsDavid E. Lowe is the Vice President for Government Relations and Public Affairs at the NED. ...
PROGRAMS – AFRICA, CENTRAL EUROPE AND EURASIA, LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN
Vice President, Programs – Africa, Central Europe and Eurasia, Latin America and CaribbeanNadia Diuk serves as Vice President, Programs for Europe, Eurasia, Africa, and Latin America and...
Senior Director, Latin America and the CaribbeanMiriam Kornblith is Director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the National Endowment for Democracy...
Senior Director, Russia and EurasiaMiriam Lanskoy is Senior Director for Russia and Eurasia at the National Endowment...
Senior Director, Africa ProgramsDave Peterson is the Senior Director of the Africa Program of the National Endowment...
Senior Director, EuropeAreas of Expertise: Eastern Europe, Cross-border Democracy Assistance Languages: Polish, Russian
PROGRAMS – ASIA, MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA, AND GLOBAL
Vice President for Asia, Middle East & North Africa, and Global ProgramsLouisa Greve is Vice President for Asia, Middle East & North Africa, and Global...
Senior Director, Asia and GlobalBrian Joseph is Senior Director for Asia and Global Programs at the National Endowment...
Senior Director, Middle East and North AfricaAreas of Expertise: Middle East, Iraq, Islam and DemocracyLanguages: Arabic, French
PROGRAMS – PLANNING, GRANTS MANAGEMENT, COMPLIANCE, AND EVALUATION
Senior Director of Compliance
Vice President Programs －Planning, Grants Management, Compliance, and EvaluationGeorges Fauriol has been Vice President, Programs －Planning, Grants Management,...
Director, Grantmaking Resource Center
Senior Director, Grants AdministrationNancy Herzog is the Senior Director, Grants Administration, at NED. In this capacity, she leads...
International Forum for Democratic Studies
Senior Director, Fellowship ProgramsBefore joining the NED staff in 2001 to establish the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows...
Marc F. Plattner
Vice President, Research & Studies, Codirector, International Forum; Coeditor, Journal of DemocracyMarc F. Plattner is founding coeditor of the Journal of Democracy,...
Executive Director, International Forum for Democratic StudiesChristopher Walker is Executive Director of the National Endowment for Democracy’s...
Center for International Media Assistance
Senior Director, Center for International Media AssistanceMark Nelson is a former journalist and development specialist who has written extensively on aid effectiveness,...
Human Resources and Administration
Senior Director of Human Resources and AdministrationA Certified Benefits Professional (CPB), Sheri Melvin has 22 years of human resource...
Senior Director of Financial Management & IntegrationLaura Golightly, NED’s Senior Director of Financial Management & Integration, brings...
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