All board members listed below are current independent voting members of the Board of Directors.


John W. Copeland
Managing Partner, Wealth Partners Capital Group, LLC


S.Todd Crider, Esq.
Vice Chair
Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP; Member Executive Committee (founding Chair), The Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice


Brett Odom
Retired Finance Executive


Robert Curran
Freelance Photographer


Christian Lelong
Director, Natural Resources at Kayrros


Jenny Springer
Director, Global Program on Governance & Rights at IUCN


Becky Yang
Founder, Lin Lane; Partner, The Fund

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