Key Contacts

Key Contacts are primary points of contact for inquires related to USIP headquarters, hosting events, public relations, social and traditional media, the website and congressional and governmental relations.

Rusty Barber

Director, Program Development & Operations

Salih Booker

Vice President for External Relations

Liz Callihan

Deputy Director, Communications

Celena Canode

Senior Specialist Digital Communications, Public Affairs and...

Megan Chabalowski

Program Officer, Global Peacebuilding Center

Elizabeth A. "Lili" Cole

Director, Fellows Program

Ann-Louise Colgan

Director, Global Peacebuilding Center

Scott Davis

Director of Security

Lisa D. Frazier

Director, Conferences, Meetings and Events

Viola Gienger

Senior Editor/Writer, Public Affairs and Communications

Linwood Q. Ham, Jr.

Director, Global Policy Team

Anne Hingeley

Director, Office of Congressional Relations

Julia C. Hurley

Program Specialist, Program Development & Operations

J. Paul Johnson

Senior Press Officer

Tessa Poppe

Senior Overseas Security Specialist

Ellie Quinlan

Program Assistant, External Relations

William F. Rothenbecker

Associate Vice President for Operations

Steven Ruder

Senior Social Media and Multimedia Specialist, Public Affairs...

James Rupert

Senior Writer/Editor, Public Affairs and Communications

Cheryl Saferstein

Recruiter, Global Human Resources Team