Headquarters Leadership

Headquarters Leadership

This guide offers links and background information on the Institute’s senior staff, including department heads and deputy directors. To reach these and other people working at the Institute, use our contact form or dial our main telephone number: 1-202-728-5500.

KENNETH WOLLACK
KENNETH WOLLACK
President
SHARI K. BRYAN
SHARI K. BRYAN
Vice President
SEF ASHIAGBOR
SEF ASHIAGBOR
Senior Advisor Political Party Programs
AARON AZELTON
AARON AZELTON
Director, Citizen Participation Programs
ROBERT BENJAMIN
ROBERT BENJAMIN
Senior Associate and Regional Director Central and Eastern Europe Programs
LESLIE CAMPBELL
LESLIE CAMPBELL
Senior Associate and Regional Director Middle East and North Africa Programs
MARTY COLBURN
MARTY COLBURN
Chief Information Officer
MATT DIPPELL
MATT DIPPELL
Deputy Director for Latin America and the Caribbean
IVAN DOHERTY
IVAN DOHERTY
Senior Associate and Director Political Party Programs
CHRIS DOTEN
CHRIS DOTEN
Chief Innovation Officer
JEFFREY ENGLAND
JEFFREY ENGLAND
Deputy Regional Director Middle East and North Africa
CHRISTOPHER FOMUNYOH
CHRISTOPHER FOMUNYOH
Senior Associate and Regional Director Central and West Africa Programs
JENNIFER GANEM
JENNIFER GANEM
Counsel
NANCY E. GRIFFITH, SPHR
NANCY E. GRIFFITH, SPHR
Director of Human Resources
JERRY HARTZ
JERRY HARTZ
Director Government Relations and Communications
RAISSA TATAD-HAZELL
RAISSA TATAD-HAZELL
Deputy Regional Director for Asia
CAROLINE HUBBARD
CAROLINE HUBBARD
Senior Advisor Gender Women and Democracy
K. SCOTT HUBLI
K. SCOTT HUBLI
Director Governance Programs
GEOFF HUGHES
GEOFF HUGHES
Director Global Security and Operations
ROBERT HURD
ROBERT HURD
Director Program Development
KEITH JENNINGS
KEITH JENNINGS
Senior Associate and Regional Director Southern and East Africa Programs
LAURA JEWETT
LAURA JEWETT
Senior Associate and Regional Director Eurasia Programs
PETER M. MANIKAS
PETER M. MANIKAS
Senior Associate and Regional Director Asia Programs
PATRICK MERLOE
PATRICK MERLOE
Senior Associate and Director Election Programs
SOPHIA MOESTRUP
SOPHIA MOESTRUP
Deputy Director Central and West Africa
MERCEDEH MOMENI
MERCEDEH MOMENI
Deputy Regional Director Southern and East Africa
CATHERINE MESSINA PAJIC
CATHERINE MESSINA PAJIC
Global Recruiter
SANDRA PEPERA
SANDRA PEPERA
Director Gender, Women and Democracy
SANDER SCHULTZ
SANDER SCHULTZ
Chief Financial Officer Finance
HERNANI SNYDER
HERNANI SNYDER
Director Office Administration
LINDA STERN
LINDA STERN
Director Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
JIM SWIGERT
JIM SWIGERT
Senior Associate and Regional Director Latin America and Caribbean Programs
DANIEL SWISLOW
DANIEL SWISLOW
Partnerships Manager (Silicon Valley)
JAMES VAN DER KLOK
JAMES VAN DER KLOK
Director of Philanthropy