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BOARDS OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS for the 

INTERNATIONAL FOOD SECURITY TREATY ASSOCITION

and the INTERNATIONAL FOOD SECURITY TREATY CAMPAIGN

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.

BOARD MEMBERS

Peter Armour

              Former Grants Manager, University of California–San Francisco Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

 

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 

             Schuette Clinical Fellow in Health and Human Rights, Center for International Human Rights, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law; 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 

 

Evely Laser Shlensky      

              Past Chair, Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism; Past Grants Chair of MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger; Founding Board Member, Interfaith Worker Justice

 

Suman Suman                

              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

 

John Teton

              Filmmaker; Author; Founding Director of the International Food Security Treaty Campaign and the IFST Association

 

Sage Teton

              Attorney, Portland, Oregon; Secretary, IFST Campaign & IFST Association

 

OFFICERS

Mark Oberle, M.D. Treasurer

             Professor Emeritus, Departments of Health ServicesEpidemiology, 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)

 

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