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Advisory Councils

In line with our commitments to excellence and collaboration, we seek regular input from formal advisors in several of the fields in which we work.

Child Well-being Program

Advisory Board Members

Kimber Bogard, Ph.D.
Advisory Board Chair
Senior Vice President of Strategy and Programs
New York Academy of Medicine

Yusuf Ali
Network Coordinator, Vital Village Network
Boston Medical Center

Eric Brettschneider, J.D., M.A.

First Deputy Commissioner
NYC Administration for Children's Services

Rosemary Chalk
Former Director, Board on Children, Youth, and Families
Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council

Angela Diaz, M.D., M.P.H.
Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center

Felton Earls, M.D.
Emeritus Professor
Harvard Medical School

Maxine Hayes, M.D., M.P.H.
Clinical Professor
University of Washington School of Public Health

Lauren van Schilfgaarde, J.D.
Tribal Law Specialist
Tribal Law and Policy Institute

Child Well-being Program


Indigenous Peoples Portfolio Advisory Board

Kealoha Fox, Ph.D., M.A.
Native Hawaiian Liaison
Aloha Care

Stephanie Fryberg, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
University of Michigan

John Haworth
Senior Executive Emeritus
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

Puni Jackson
Program Director
Ho’oulu‘ Āina Kōkua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services

Nikki Pitre
Executive Director
Center for Native American Youth

Lauren van Schilfgaarde, J.D.
Tribal Legal Development Clinic
UCLA School of Law

Erik Stegman, J.D., M.A.
Executive Director
Native Americans in Philanthropy

Shavaughna Underwood
Aspen Fellow
Center for Native American Youth

Building Bridges Program

Advisory Council Members

Abdullah Antepli
Chief Representative of Muslim Affairs
Duke University

Anisa Mehdi
Emmy Award-winning Journalist
Fulbright Scholar in Jordan

Assal Habibi 
Assistant Research Professor of Psychology 
USC Brain and Creativity Institute

Cristal Chanelle Truscott
Professor, Northwestern University
Artistic Director/Playwright, Progress Theater

Hind Makki
Founder, Side Entrance blog
Co-Founder, Muslim ARC

Hussein Rashid
Adjunct Professor of Comparative Religion
Barnard College
Media commentator and columnist

Theodore Levin
Arthur R. Virgin Professor of Music
Dartmouth College