Staff

Janessa Gans Wilder
Founder & CEO

Janessa Gans Wilder, a former CIA analyst, founded Euphrates on the heels of a 21-month assignment..

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Katy Lunardelli
Chief Operations Officer

Katy Lunardelli is contributing vast experience from the corporate social responsibility sector...

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Moriah Early-Manchester
Global Outreach and Communications Director

After spending a year in Stuttgart, Germany working at an international school...

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Anna-Zoë D Herr
Media and Design Director

Anna Zoë Herr is from Berlin, Germany, where she currently resides...

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Natalia Garvey
Administrative Director

Natalia Garvey was born and raised in Surabaya, Indonesia...

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Duncan Wilder
Photographer and Videographer

Duncan grew up in Westport, Connecticut and graduated from Principia College with a BA in Mass Co...

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Craig Hunter
Attorney

Craig Hunter has been a Los Angeles trial lawyer for about 30 years...

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Board of Directors

Glenn Williams
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Glenn Williams is retired after 25 years fundraising for his alma mater, Washington State...

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Joy Schwentker
Vice President, Board of Directors

Joy Schwentker’s interest in the Middle East began when she travelled to Syria...

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Rebecca Hoskyn
Secretary, Board of Directors

Rebecca Hoskyn has always loved traveling and experiencing different cultures around the world.

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Kent Libbe
Chief Financial Officer

Kent Libbe brings his 35 years of business experience to the Euphrates Institute...

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Chuck Wattles
Board of Directors

Chuck Wattles has worked for many years in both international and domestic...

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Meggen Watt Petersen
Board of Directors

Meggen spent many years conducting policy implementation as part of the cleanup crew after the Co...

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Rebecca Tobias
Board of Directors

Rebecca Tobias is a Global Council Trustee of the United Religions Initiative...

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Global Advisory Council

Ambassador James Jeffrey
Advisory Council Member

Retired former senior American diplomat, including positions as Deputy National Security Advisor ...

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Bishop Swing
Bishop William Swing
Advisory Council Member

President and Founder of the United Religions Initiative. Bishop Swing had the original vision of...

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David Jesmer Jr.
David Jesmer Jr.
Advisory Council Member

Consultant to the National Intelligence Manager for the Near East, and retired senior Army...

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Libby Hoffman
Libby Hoffman
Advisory Council Member

Founder and President of Catalyst for Peace, a private foundation building peace from the inside-...

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Reverend Canon Charles Gibbs
Advisory Council Member

Episcopal priest, visionary, peacebuilder and poet, has dedicated his life to serving the sacred ...

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Shameem Rassam
Shameem Rassam
Advisory Council Member

Executive producer at Middle East Broadcast Networks. She has over thirty years in journalism and...

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William Brooke Stallsmith
William Brooke Stallsmith
Advisory Council Member

Counterintelligence expert, security and peacekeeping. William Brooke Stallsmith has worked on a ...

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Jessica D. Morse
Advisory Council Member

Jessica spent nearly ten years in National Security working for the Defense Department...

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