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