Board of Directors


William Gertz
President and CEO, AIFS (American Institute for Foreign Study)

Vice Chair

Laura Rose
CEO, CCI Greenheart

Ellen Hoggard

Managing Director, STS Global Studies, President, Au Pair Foundation, and President, STS Foundation


Mariam Assefa
Executive Director, World Education Services

Dr. Paul Beresford-Hill
Director General, Mountbatten Institute

Jennifer Clinton
President, Global Ties U.S.

Dr. Dan Davidson
 American Councils for International Education

Michael Hill
President & CEO, Youth for Understanding USA

Carol Jenkins
Executive Vice President for Global Development, World Learning

Amb. Theodore Kattouf
President, AMIDEAST

Kari Kuja
Chief of Staff, Office of the President, Institute of International Education

Dr. James Pellow
President and CEO, Council on International Educational Exchange

Patti McGill Peterson
Presidential Advisor for Global Initiatives, American Council on Education 

Goran Rannefors
President, EF Education First

Lynn Shotwell

Executive Director, Council for Global Immigration

Robyn Walker
Executive Director, CENET: Cultural Exchange Network


Ex Officio member
Ilir Zherka
Executive Director, Alliance for International Exchange