The Governing Board

Mr. Marshall Billingslea

Chair of the governing board
Former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury & Presidential Envoy

Mr. Ernest Audino

Member
District Director at Office of U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz

Mr. Nezar Ismet

Member
Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, the Former Director General of Health in Duhok Governorate

Mr. Michael Knights

Member
Senior fellow at The Washington Institute

Mr. Abdulsalam Medeni

Member
The Chief Executive Director for Rwanga Foundation

Mr. Nickolay Mladenov

Member
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria, Former UN Special Representative for the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq.

Ms. Sara Salahaddin Mustafa

Member
CEO of Vision Education

Mr. Ahmed Oathman

Member
Senior Advisor to the President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Mr. Kenneth Pollack

Member
Senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Mr. Keith Sharp

Ex Officio Member
President of the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr

Ms. Isabela Uribe

Member

Ms. Isabela Uribe

Member

Mr. Matthew Zais

Member
Vice President of Government Relations at Hillwood Energy/HKN Energy

Ms. Gulistan Abdulbasir

Secretary of the governing board
Office of the Chancellor