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.
Mark Cooper, Senior Director of Global Emergency Management, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
William J. Garvelink, Senior Advisor, U.S. Leadership in Development, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Denise Morgan Gilliam, FEMA Recovery Division
Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, U.S. Army Retired, Preparedness Expert
Ky Luu, Executive Director, Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy, Tulane University
Susan Martin, Executive Director and Donald G. Herzberg Chair, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University
Tony Pipa, Chief Strategy Officer, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Irwin Redlener, MD, Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University
Holly Sampson, President, Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
Caryl Stern, President and CEO, U.S. Fund for UNICEF
Clay Whybark, Senior Academic Advisor to the Institute for Defense and Business
April Wood, Senior Director for Community Mobilization and Partnerships, American Red Cross