Office of the President

  • Carl Gershman

    President of the National Endowment for Democracy

    Carl Gershman is President of the National Endowment for Democracy, a private, congressionally...

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  • J. William Leonard

    Chief Operating Officer

    J. William (Bill) Leonard brings to NED wide ranging leadership experience as a senior policy-maker...

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  • Barbara Haig

    Deputy to the President for Policy & Strategy

    Barbara Haig joined the Endowment in the spring of 1985 and, in her last position...

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  • Nadia Diuk

    Senior Advisor

    Nadia Diuk serves as Senior Advisor at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a private nonprofit...

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Government Relations and Public Affairs

  • JODI HERMAN

    Vice President for Government Relations and Public Affairs

    Jodi Herman joined NED as the Vice President for Government Relations and Public Affairs...

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  • Jane Riley Jacobsen

    Senior Director of Public Affairs

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Programs

  • Brian Joseph

    Vice President, Regional Programs

    Brian Joseph is Senior Director for Asia and Global Programs at the National Endowment...

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PROGRAMS – AFRICA, CENTRAL EUROPE AND EURASIA, LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN

  • Miriam Kornblith

    Senior Director, Latin America and the Caribbean

    Miriam Kornblith is Director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the National Endowment for Democracy...

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  • Miriam Lanskoy

    Senior Director, Russia and Eurasia

    Miriam Lanskoy is Senior Director for Russia and Eurasia at the National Endowment...

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  • Dave Peterson

    Senior Director, Africa Programs

    Dave Peterson is the Senior Director of the Africa Program of the National Endowment...

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  • Rodger Potocki

    Senior Director, Europe

    Areas of Expertise: Eastern Europe, Cross-border Democracy Assistance Languages: Polish, Russian

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PROGRAMS – ASIA, MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA, AND GLOBAL

  • Amira Maaty

    Senior Director for Middle East North Africa Programs

    Amira Maaty is the Senior Director for Middle East North Africa Programs at the National Endowment for...

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  • John Knaus

    Senior Director for Asia

    John Knaus is the Senior Director for Asia at the National Endowment Democracy (NED), where he has worked...

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International Forum for Democratic Studies

  • Christopher Walker

    Vice President for Studies and Analysis

    Christopher Walker is Vice President for Studies and Analysis at the National Endowment for Democracy....

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  • Sally Blair

    Senior Director, Fellowship Programs

    Before joining the NED staff in 2001 to establish the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows...

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  • Shanthi Kalathil

    Senior Director of the International Forum for Democratic Studies

    Shanthi Kalathil is Senior Director of the International Forum for Democratic Studies....

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  • Marc F. Plattner

    Coeditor, Journal of Democracy

    Marc F. Plattner is founding coeditor of the Journal of...

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PROGRAMS – GRANTS OPERATIONS AND EVALUATION

  • Georges Fauriol

    Vice President Programs -Grants Operations and Evaluation

    Georges Fauriol has been Vice President, Programs -Grants Operations and Evaluation,...

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  • Nancy Herzog

    Senior Director, Grants Administration

    Nancy Herzog is the Senior Director, Grants Administration, at NED.  In this capacity, she leads...

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  • Tapiwa Chisakaitwa

    Director, Compliance

    Tapiwa Chisakaitwa is the Director, Compliance at NED. In this capacity, he leads the Compliance team...

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  • Myriam Fizazi-Hawkins

    Director, Grantmaking Resource Center

    Myriam Fizazi-Hawkins is the Director, Grantmaking Resource Center, at NED.  In this capacity, she leads...

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  • Rebekah Usatin

    DIRECTOR, PROGRAM MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING

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Center for International Media Assistance

  • Mark Nelson

    Senior Director, Center for International Media Assistance

    Mark Nelson is a former journalist and development specialist who has written extensively on aid effectiveness,...

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KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND IT SERVICES

  • Paul Moniz

    Senior Director of Knowledge Management and Information Technology

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Human Resources and Administration

  • Sheri Melvin

    Senior Director of Human Resources and Administration

    A Certified Benefits Professional (CPB), Sheri Melvin has 22 years of human resource...

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Finance

  • Laura Golightly

    Senior Director of Financial Management & Integration

    Laura Golightly, NED’s Senior Director of Financial Management & Integration, brings...

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World Movement for Democracy

  • Ryota Jonen

    Director, World Movement for Democracy

    As the Director for the World Movement, Ryota Jonen leads a global network of democracy activists,...

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