Photo: Alexandra Seegers

 

Honorary

Honorary Chair:
Nelson R. Mandela
(1918 - 2013)

 

Honorary Vice Chair:
Maria Walker

 

 

Officers

Chairman
Stephen D. Cashin
Chief Executive Officer, Pan African Capital Group, LLC

Secretary
Joseph C. Kennedy, Ph.D.
Co-Founder and Former Senior Vice-President, Africare

 

Treasurer
Peter Francis

President, Global Energy Consultants
 

Directors

Mamadou Beye
Manager, International Affairs, Chevron

 

Lauretta J. Bruno
President and Founding Partner, Gramercy Partners LLC

William Egbe
Group Director, Sustainability, Strategy & Planning at
The Coca-Cola Company (Eurasia & Africa Group)

 

Chinonso Emehelu
Director, Africa International Relations, Exxon Mobil Corporation

Omari Issa
CEO, President’s Delivery Bureau, Tanzania

 

Jeffrey R. Krilla
Co-Chair, Africa Practice, Dentons, LLP

 

C. Payne Lucas, Sr.
Co-Founder and President Emeritus, Africare, 1971 – 2002

 

Callisto E. Madavo
Former Vice President, Africa, World Bank
Visiting Professor, African Studies Department, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Ambassador June Carter Perry (ret)
Former U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone and Lesotho
Board of Directors, Foreign Service Institute
Cyrus Vance Visiting Professor Emerita, Mount Holyoke College

Bobby J. Pittman
Managing Partner, Kupanda Capital

 

Shirley Sherrod
Executive Director, Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education, Inc.
General William “Kip” Ward (ret)
Inaugural Commander, U.S. AFRICOM
President, SENTEL Corporation

Ambassador Curtin Winsor Jr., Ph.D. (ret)
Former Ambassador to Costa Rica
Trustee, The W. H. Donner Foundation

 

Ex-officio

Darius Mans
President, Africare
 

Emeritus

W. Frank Fountain
Former Chairman, Africare
Former Chairman, Walter P. Chrysler Museum Foundation