Meet Our Board

Dr. Joyce M. Davis

President & CEO

PennLive Outreach & Opinion Editor

Dr. Mehdi Noorbaksh

Vice President

Professor - Harrisburg University

Eliz Nestorov


Lindsay Bowman


Dr. Chris Dolan

Professor - Lebanon Valley College

Kalpana Doppalapudi

Founder, Powerwomen Inc.

Dr. Oralia Garcia Dominic

PennState Hershey Medical School

Guerline L. Laurore

Attorney, PA Human Relations Commission

Link Martin

Temple University Harrisburg

Uday Shrikantia

International Business & Marketing Consultant

Dr. Kay White

Director, Governor's Schools (Ret.)

Jesse Waters

Elizabethtown College

Russell M. Goodman

Nathaniel Gadsden

Pat Gadsden

Hagir Elsheikh

HSE Staffing Agency & Tomorrow's Smile Inc.

Dr. Renu Joshi

Endocrinologist, UPMC

Board of Directors Emeriti

Dr. Gaylen Bradley

Hershey Medical School (Ret.)

Harry White

Attorney (Ret.)

President's Advisory Council

Ambassador John Craig

Senior Fellow Mediterranean Basin, Middle East, and Gulf Initiative

Romeo Azondekon

Central Penn College

Ambassador Level Members

Sait Onal
Joyce M. Davis
Russell W. Goodman
Uday Shrikantia
Lindsay Bowman
Hagir Elsheikh
Dr. Renu Joshi

Diplomatic Level Members

Gbemi Bakare
Dr. Kay White
Guerline Laurore, Esq.

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