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, Chief of Staff, Louisiana Governor’s Office
William J. Garvelink, Chief Compliance Officer, International Medical Corps; non-resident Senior Advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
Denise Morgan Gilliam, FEMA Recovery Division
Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, U.S. Army Retired, Preparedness Expert
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.
Tony Pipa, former Chief Strategy Officer, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). 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.
Clay Whybark, Senior Academic Advisor to the Institute for Defense and Business
April Wood, Senior Director for Community Mobilization and Partnerships, American Red Cross