Our Staff

  • To bridge social divides and develop future leaders with basketball is amazing!

    Hanno Munzig, PeacePlayers South Africa games volunteer from Germany
  • Today, PPI is teaching the youngest participants basketball fundamentals and mentoring them through the organization’s peace-building curriculum.

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Global Team

Brendan Tuohey Co-Founder and President

Karen Doubilet Executive Director

Rochelle Coleman Programs and Training Manager

Max Mancher Development and Communications Manager

Haley Riley Director of Development Operations

Mandy Murphy Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

Joe Smith Director of Programs and Organizational Development

Jamie Asante-Asare Director of Operations

Middle East

Rebecca Ross Head Coach

Tahila Pimentel Development Associate and Aid to Managing Director

Neta Patrick Managing Director

Githa Cohen-Markens Project Manager

Sharon Rubinstein Development Associate/Compliance Officer

Shlomit Shiri Financial Associate


Jale Canlibalik Managing Director

Sureyya Celmen Deger Project Coordinator

Stephanie Nicolas Program Coordinator

Clark Tritto International Fellow

Northern Ireland

Gareth Harper Managing Director

Laura Johnston Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist & Office Administrator

Jess Tveit International Fellow

Debbie Byrne Operations Team Leader

Joanne Fitzpatrick Local Organizational Learning Specialist and Senior Project Coordinator

Andrew Daniels International Fellow

Leif Frymire International Fellow

Brilynne Parrish International Fellow

South Africa

Nasiphi Khafu Executive Director

Emmett Shepard International Fellow

Douglas Nedab International Fellow

Thembinkosi Zulu Finance and Administration Manager

Sifiso Mthembu Program Coordinator

United States

Victor Robinson Director, PeacePlayers Detroit

Jasmine Cooper Program Manager, PeacePlayers Detroit

LaToya Fisher Director, PeacePlayers Baltimore

David Cassel Head of US Strategy and Operations

Sha Frye Manager, PeacePlayers LA

Sally Nnamani Director, PeacePlayers NY

Andrea Johnson Manager, PeacePlayers Chicago

Our Board of Directors

John Vaske, Chairman
John Beatson, Treasurer
Jim Lambright, Secretary

R.C. Buford

Karen Doubilet
Dr. Chad Ford
Rita Mizrachi (South Africa Board Chair)
Jessica Gelman
Keith L. Horn
Steve Kerr

Brian S. Kriftcher
Brian Levenson
Joseph Lockhart
Mthokozisi Emmanuel Madonda
Nicos Mashias (Cyprus Board Chair)
Brendan McAllister

Liz Moulton
Lawrence Norman
Irina Pavlova
Trevor Ringland (Northern Ireland Board Chair)
Ronald M. Shapiro, Chairman Emeritus
Win Sheridan

Rick Selvala
Arn Tellem
Nicole Washington

Leadership Council

Jacqueline Alemany
William Beatson
Steven Camp
Danielle Cantor
Bryan Corbett
Stratford Dennis
Catherine Gaines
Zach Kriftcher
Devi Mahadevia
Alex Masnyk
Matt Minoff
Mike Muscala
Shane Torchiana

PeacePlayersIntlOur Team