International Executive Board
International Executive Board Co-Chair
Founder, CEPROSI, Nindiri, Nicaragua
Mary (Mickey) Clarke
Washington University (retired), Missouri, USA
United Way of Southwest Michigan (retired), Michigan, USA
James E. Kamphoefner
Immediate Past Chair
Bank of America (retired), California, USA
J Clinton McCann
International Executive Co-Chair
Professor, Eden Theological Seminary, Missouri, USA
Garnett R. Meador
Garnett R. Meador Law Firm, Ohio, USA
Regional Vice Chair, Sub-Saharan Africa
Founder, Africa Cancer Foundation, Nairobi, Kenya
Rodrigo de Castro Amede Peret, OFM
Regional Vice Chair, Latin America & The Caribbean
Franciscan Brother and Civil Engineer, Uberlandia, Brasil
Regional Vice-Chair, South Asia
Co-Founder and Director, Jeevantirth, Gujarat, India
Arthumka Community, Bandipur, Nepal
Joseph F. Cistone
Priscilla D’Costa, SND
Sisters of Notre Dame, Mangalore Taluk, India
United Nations World Food Programme (retired), Rome, Italy
Nadine Hopwood Feighan
Community Volunteer, Ohio, USA
Maryknoll Lay Missioner, Programma de Soya San Ramon, Mejicanos, El Salvador
Saint Paul’s Community Church, Ohio, USA
Sharon E. Milligan
CWRU – Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Ohio, USA
Eastern Shoshone Tribe, Wyoming, USA
Community Volunteer (retired), Missouri, USA
Zoraida Soza Sanchez
Mujer y Communidad, Managua, Nicaragua
International Centre for Entrepreneurship & Career Development, Ahmedabad, India
Community Volunteer, Pennsylvania, USA
Community Volunteer (retired), Illinois, USA
IPM Co-Foundress & Community Volunteer, Missouri, USA
Paul H. Strege*
IPM Co-Founder, Missouri, USA
Community Volunteer, Ohio, USA
IPM’s Advisory Councils provide crucial support to IPM in some of our key regions around the world. For more information or to join one of these groups please contact Ilze Fender at email@example.com or +1.216.932.4082.
Latin America & The Caribbean Advisory Council
The Latin America & The Caribbean Advisory Council meets in San Salvador, El Salvador and works to support our Board and Staff in developing IPM’s efforts in the Region.
Metropolitan St. Louis Advisory Council
In the city of IPM’s Founding, the Metropolitan St. Louis Advisory Council provides critical support to IPM in maintaining our connection with community groups throughout the Metropolitan St . Louis Region. Additionally, the Council provides advice and insight as IPM seeks to grow its programs while remaining consistent to our founding mission and vision.
New England Advisory Council
As IPM grows its presence in the Northeastern part of the United States, the Maine & New England Advisory Council is working to build IPM’s reputation in this part of the country. The Council is developing donor engagement through promoting the Immersion Experience Program and other IPM activities and events.
Northeast Ohio Advisory Council
IPM’s Northeast Ohio Advisory Council brings together community leaders in the neighborhoods surrounding our International Headquarters Office. The group works to increase IPM’s visibility in the community by hosting special events and international visitors, and provides support in expansion of our programs throughout Northeast Ohio and across the globe.
South Asia Advisory Council
The South Asia Advisory Council meets in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, and works with our Board and Staff to effectively manage and grow IPM’s work in South Asia. Community leaders gather and offer advice on topics ranging from leadership development, to capacity building for small membership organizations, to opportunities for increased engagement with our Project Partners including the southern state of Tamil Nadu and throughout India.
Sub Saharan Africa Advisory Council
The Sub Saharan Africa Advisory Council meets in Nairobi, Kenya , and works with our Board and Staff to effectively manage and grow IPM’s work in Sub Saharan Africa. Community leaders gather and offer advice on topics ranging from fundraising, to safety on Immersion Experiences, to opportunities for increased engagement with our Project Partners.