Board members and officers serve strictly in their personal capacity, not as representatives of other organizations for which they work. Unless otherwise indicated, members belong to the boards of both the IFST Campaign and the IFST Association.
Jean Bakole (Association Only)
Regional Director, Nigeria Regional Office Hub, United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Marc Cohen, Ph.D.
Senior Researcher, Oxfam America
Hannah Laufer-Rottman (Association Only)
Founder/Executive Director of Palms for Life Fund; Former staff member, United Nations World Food Programme
Robert S. Lawrence, M.D. (Campaign Only)
Center for a Livable Future Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Co-founder and Past President of Physicians for Human Rights
Elise Rose Meyer
Law Clerk, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.; Former Editor-in-Chief, Chicago Journal of International Law at the University of Chicago
Siwa Msangi, Ph.D. (Campaign Only)
Economist, Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute
Sanjay K. Rai
Founding Director, AIM – India (non-profit working on food security and nutrition in hundreds of villages in Uttar Pradesh, India); Former National Coordinator FIAN-India (non-profit promoting the right to adequate nutrition); Co-Coordinator IFSTC-India, Lucknow, India
David Rottman (Association Only)
Past President, C.G. Jung Foundation; Past Senior Vice-President of J.P. Morgan/Chase Bank; Founder, Career Counselors Consortium
Zadok Sacks, M.D.
Founding Co-Director, EqualHealth (non-profit supporting training and development of health professionals in Haiti); Staff Physician, Ventura County Medical Center, Ventura, California
Former Vice-President, FIAN-India (non-profit promoting the right to adequate nutrition); Founding director of the organisation "The Child Trust," Currently National Convener of FIAN India, Co-Coordinator IFSTC-India, Delhi, India
Filmmaker; Author; Founding Director of the International Food Security Treaty Campaign and the IFST Association. He is the writer, producer, and director of Thunder Head Clearing, the award winning animated short film about the IFST. He is also the author of the 2020 novel The Book of Geezer, published by Scarlet Tanager Books, the 2006 novel Upsurge, the notes for which marked the origin of the IFST. His other novels include ELEVATION: The Cave Logs of New Hale, Tibet; and Appearing Live at The Final Test. He is also the author of numerous articles about the IFST including the first two listed in the Articles page of this website.
Sage Teton (Association)
Secretary, IFST Campaign & IFST Association
Mark Oberle, M.D. Treasurer
Professor Emeritus, Departments of Health Services, Epidemiology, and Global Health & Former Assoc. Dean, University of Washington School of Public Health
Sage Teton, Secretary (see above)
John Teton, President and Chair (see above)