Meet Our Board of Directors

Executive Committee


Nancy Neill has been part of the board and executive team at the Fulbright Association for a number of years. She brings to the board a depth of experience in management and communication.

Kim David Eger Vice President

Mr. Kim David Eger is President & CEO of Eco Smart Shutters, a Georgia-based company that provides energy efficiency upgrades through dynamic shading devices for the residential and commercial markets.

Dolores Rinke Treasurer

Dolores Rinke is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), and an IRS Enrolled Agent with a Masters of Business Administration and a doctoral degree in accounting.

Manfred Philipp Secretary

Manfred Philipp is Executive Director of the CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences and a former Trustee of the City University of New York (CUNY).

Max Burns Chair, Advocacy

Dr. Max Burns became the 18th President of Gordon State College (Barnesville, GA) in January 2012. Gordon is the second oldest college in the University System of Georgia and enrolls approximately 4,000…

H. Andrea Neves Chair, Governance

Professor emerita of education at Sonoma State University, Dr. Neves received her doctorate in educational anthropology from Stanford University in 1984.


Cynthia Ackron Baldwin Director

Justice Cynthia A. Baldwin has indeed enjoyed a prestigious career. Justice Baldwin dedicated eighteen years…

Pat LeMay Burr Director

Dr. Burr holds a Ph.D. in Business and Economics from University of North Texas. Her post-doctoral studies…

Jerome Cooper Director

Since establishing Cooper Carry in 1960, Jerry Cooper has helped guide the firm to a position of national…

ERWIN CHO Director

Josephine Dorado Director

Josephine Dorado was President of Fulbright Association’s NY Chapter and recently chaired the…

Scott Friedman Director

Dr. Scott L. Friedman is the Dean for Therapeutic Discovery and Chief of the Division of Liver Diseases…

Alison Gardy Director

For 15+ years, Alison Gardy has created pioneering educational programming for local, national, and global leaders…

Nada Glick Director

Dr. Glick is an experienced career counselor, currently with a private career counseling practice. For many years…

Melanie Horton Director

Melanie Horton is Senior Marketing Manager at EdTec, a social venture that provides business and development…

Christopher Kelley Director

Christopher Kelley is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law…

Ann von Briesen Lewis Director

Ann von Briesen Lewis is an international development consultant, with experience living and working in Asia…

Tom Moga Director

Mr. Thomas (Tom) Moga is a partner with Shook, Hardy & Bacon in Washington, DC, where he focuses on…

Jay Nathan Director

A Fulbright Scholar to Thailand, Poland, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia, Dr. Nathan has earned MBA and PhD degrees…

Philip Rakita Director

Dr. Philip Rakita is Managing Director of Armour Associates, with offices in North Carolina and Paris, France.

Ramesh Ramakrishnan Director

Dr. Ramesh Ramakrishnan has more than 25 years of experience in the development..

Ulku Rowe Director

Ulku Rowe is the Director of Financial Services at Google Cloud, Office of the CTO . Before joining Google, Ulku…

Donald Sparks Director

Donald Sparks is Professor of International Economics at the Citadel in Charleston, SC, (where he has..

Samantha Lakin Student Representative

Samantha Lakin, M.A., is a Ph.D. candidate at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies,..

Our Board of Directors is unpaid and members serve in a pro bono capacity. Members pay their own expenses for travel to board meetings and make a significant financial contribution to the organization each year. Board members are elected for 3-year terms.