Staff Leadership

Executive Team

Evelyn Diaz

Evelyn J. Diaz

Elizabeth Powley

Elizabeth Powley
Vice President and Executive Director
Heartland Alliance International


Global Learning

Program Development

Emily Ardell
Director, Learning

Liz Drew
Director, Program Development

Marie de Cenival
Technical Advisor, Gender

Christy Fujio
Technical Advisor, Access to Justice

Linda Vakunta
Technical Advisor, Anti-Trafficking


External Relations

Brooke McKean
Chief Operating Officer
Kelly Spence
Director, External Relations
Samantha Levin
Associate Director, Operations

Regional Programs

Latin American and the Caribbean

Middle East and North Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa

Molly Castillo-Keefe
Regional Director, Latin American & the Caribbean
Scott Portman
Regional Director, Middle East & North Africa
Michael Passarelli
Regional Director, Sub-Saharan Africa
David Alejandro Schoeller-Diaz
Country Director, Colombia
Salah Barzngy
Country Director, Iraq
Venance Kouakou
Country Director, Côte d’Ivoire
Letizia Cuozzo
Country Director, Dominican Republic
Constantin Kahorha
Country Director, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Alejandro Del Aguila Murphy
Country Director, Mexico
Bartholomew Ochonye
Country Director, Nigeria

Contact Us

208 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60604

General inquiries: