Our Staff

  • Through basketball, PPI is helping to mold future community leaders who can improve race relations and education for the future.

    Steve Kerr Golden State Warriors Head Coach
  • Today, PPI is teaching the youngest participants basketball fundamentals and mentoring them through the organization’s peace-building curriculum.

    RC Buford Spurs Sports and Entertainment; San Antonio Spurs

Global Team

Brendan Tuohey Co-Founder and Executive Director

Haley Riley Associate Director of Development

Mandy Murphy Chief Operating Officer

Joe Smith International Program Officer

Jamie Asante-Asare Director of Operations

Nora Summerville Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

Middle East

Karen Doubilet Managing Director

Rebecca Ross Head Coach

David Neal Project Manager Jerusalem

Tahila Pimentel Development Associate and Aid to Managing Director

Githa Cohen-Markens Project Manager

Courtney Douglass International Fellow

Sharon Rubinstein Development Associate/Compliance Officer

Shlomit Shiri Financial Associate

Cyprus

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

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

Thobani Khumalo Operations Manager

Thembinkosi Zulu Finance and Administration Manager

Sifiso Mthembu Program Coordinator

United States

Victor Robinson Detroit Operations Manager

Jasmine Cooper Detroit Project Coordinator

Rochelle Coleman Learning and Development Program Manager

Shawn Brown Baltimore Project Coordinator

David Cassel Head of US Strategy and Operations

Bryan Franklin US Program Director

Sha Frye Los Angeles Project Coordinator

Sally Nnamani Brooklyn Operations Manager

Andrea Johnson Chicago Operations Manager

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

Our Partners

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