Board of Directors

Richard Balzer, Chair
Richard Balzer Associates, global organization and management consultants

Ann Beaudry
Vice President for Development, Schott Foundation for Public Education

Nancy Gertner
Federal Judge for the District Court of Massachusetts (ret.); Professor of Practice, Harvard Law

Jeffrey J. Pyle, Treasurer
Partner, Prince Lobel The LLP

Kay J. Kohl
Independent Scholar

Cantwell F. Muckenfuss III
Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, LLP; Adjunct Professor, Yale Law

John Shattuck
President and Rector, Central European University

Gina B. Womack, 2006 Petra Fellow
Founding Director, Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children

Aaron Zimmerman, 2005 Petra Fellow
Founding Director, New York Writers Coalition

Awards Committee

Nahar Alam, Executive Director, Andolan Organizing South Asian Workers

Devin Burghart, Vice President, Institute for Research & Education on Human Rights

Caroline Dexter, Classics Department, Howard University

Nikki Lewis, Executive Director, D.C. Jobs with Justice

Lara Kohl, Pratt Institute

Sarah O’Sullivan

Willie Phillips

Judy Walter, School of Social Service, Catholic University