Leadership and Staff

WRF was founded in 1955 by Dr. Howard A. Rusk, MD (1902-1989)

Founding Chairmen

Bernard M. Baruch, Herbert Hoover, Albert Schweitzer, MD, and Harry S. Truman

Board of Directors

Chairman: Richard A. Drucker
Vice Chair: Marilyn Moffat Salant, PT, Ph.D., FAPTA
Treasurer: Stephen D. Heyman
E. Ashley Harris
Emilie Pryor
Samuel F. Pryor, IV
Kristjan T. Ragnarsson, MD
Susan Sheehan

Advisory Board

Charles H. Epps, Jr. MD
Jack Victor, PhD

Executive Staff

Executive Director: Dr. Nadim Karam
Vice President: Roberta Welz
Financial Officer: Ana Marcelino

Expert Consultants

Heather Burns Knierim, MSW
Allyson Brown Kenney, MSW, MPH
Leyla Dursunova, MSW

WRF Lebanon Staff

Assistant Director, Management and Programs Development: Toufic Rizkallah
Consultant: Dolly Basil

Artisans’ Association of Cambodia Staff

Director: Men Sinoeun
Finance and Administration Manager: Kham Sotheavy

Music for Haiti Program

Dr. Josephine Stein, Rev. Frantz Cole

Philippines

WRF Representative: Dr. Romil M. Martinez