Board Committees and Advisory Councils

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Board Committees and advisory councils provide an opportunity for dedicated volunteers to share their expertise and experience. Their involvement contributes to Grameen Foundation’s efficiency and innovative approaches to empowering the poorest of the poor to escape poverty through microfinance.

Board Committees

Executive Committee
Bob Eichfeld, Chair
Peter Cowhey, Vice Chair
Alex Counts, President/CEO
Si White, Treasurer
Beth Rhyne, Secretary
Rosanna Ramos-Velita, Member

Finance Committee
Si White, Chair
Beverly Armstrong, Member
Bob Eichfeld, Member
Richard Lautch, Member
Rosanna Ramos-Velita, Member
Craig Sarsony, Member
Joshua Tripp, Staff Liaison

Audit Committee
Peter Bladin, Chair
Peter Cowhey, Member
Eric Miller, Member
Bob Ottenhoff, Member
Beth Wolfe, Member
Joshua Tripp, Staff Liaison

Development Committee
Ricki Helfer, Chair
Carlos Fonseca, Member
Anne Guerrant, Member
Paul Hilal, Member
Hans Levin, Member
Gloria McCall Snead, Member
David Stephens, Member
Steve Rockefeller, Jr., Member
Sandra Winters, Staff Liaison

Governance Committee
Beverly Armstrong, Chair
Jennifer Drogula, Member
Beth Rhyne, Member
Julia Soyars, Staff Liaison

Investment Committee
Bob Eichfeld, Co-chair
Si White, Co-chair
Susan Davis, Member
Jim Greenberg, Member
Ricki Helfer, Member
Rosanna Ramos-Velita, Member
Wayne Silby, Member
Eleanor Wagner, Member
Matthew Speh, Staff Liaison

Africa Regional Committee
Willene A. Johnson, Vice Chair
Dr. Wolday Amha, Member
Beverly Armstrong, Member
Fred Ogana, Member
Geraldine O'Keeffe, Member
Beth Rhyne, Member
Steve Wardle, Staff Liaison

Americas Regional Committee
Rosanna Ramos-Velita, Chair
Bob Eichfeld, Member
Carlos Fonseca, Member
Jorge Higinio Maldonado, Member
Chuck Olson, Member
David Myhre, Member
David Russell, Member
Brewster Waddell, Member
Alberto Solano, Staff Liaison

Asia Regional Committee
Vikram Gandhi, Chair
Bob Eichfeld, Vice Chair
Jim Greenberg, Member
Jennifer Meehan, Member
Wayne Silby, Member
Pradeep Singh, Member
Christopher Tan, Staff Liaison

Program Committee
Peter Bladin, Chair
Peter Cowhey, Member
Bob Eichfeld, Member
Carlos Fonseca, Member
Dean Karlan, Member
Nelson Mattos, Member
Rob Mechaley, Member
Ann Mei Chang, Member
Anand Narasimhan, Member
David Russell, Member
Pradeep Singh, Member
Kentaro Toyama, Member
Srikant Vasan, Member
David Edelstein, Staff Liaison

Poverty Tools & Insights Subcommittee
Peter Cowhey, Chair
Carlos Fonseca, Member
Barbara Kibbe, Member
Jody Rausch, Member
Larry Reed, Member
David Russell, Member
Julie Peachey, Staff Liaison

Financial Services Subcommittee
Chris Dunford, Member
Carlos Fonseca, Member
Ricki Helfer, Member
Olaf Kula, Member
David Russell, Member
Janet Thompson, Member
Camilla Nestor, Staff Liaison

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