The Advisory Council advises and assists the Center for Disaster Philanthropy in its mission to change the face of emergency-related giving by moving it from reactive, event and human emotion driven response, to one focused on increasing the effectiveness of the private donor’s dollar for the good of affected communities worldwide.
Carlos Castillo, Associate Administrator for Resilience, FEMA
John Cooper, Assistant VP Public Partnership & Outreach, Texas A&M University
Mark Cooper, Chief of Staff, Louisiana Governor’s Office
Greg Forrester, President and CEO, National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD)
William J. Garvelink, Chief Compliance Officer, International Medical Corps; non-resident Senior Advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
Maureen Lawless, vice president and director of member services, The Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities
Ky Luu, Director, Institute for Disaster and Fragility Resilience; Research Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, George Washington University
Susan Martin, Donald G. Herzberg Professor Emerita in International Migration with the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM) in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University (retired). See A Pioneer in U.S. Immigration Reform.
Patricia McIlreavy, Vice President, Humanitarian Policy and Practice, InterAction
Tony Pipa, Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institution. See Tony Pipa: Lifetime Public Servant.
Irwin Redlener, MD, Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University
Holly Sampson, President, Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation. See Holly C. Sampson: Community Catalyst.
Caryl Stern, President and CEO, U.S. Fund for UNICEF. See Caryl M. Stern: Child Advocate.
April Wood, Senior Director for Community Mobilization and Partnerships, American Red Cross