Advisory Council

The UNFCU Foundation Advisory Council is comprised of volunteers who are UNFCU members and employees. They represent a broad range of experience and technical skills, and work closely with the Foundation President to provide guidance on Foundation related matters.

The Advisory Council applies defined selection criteria to evaluate projects and organizations that potentially align with the Foundation’s mission. Causes that meet this alignment are then presented to the Foundation Board of Directors for approval for funding.

The Advisory Council members are:

Awo Ali
UNFCU Marketing Specialist, Marketing Global Affairs

Carlene Alexander
UNFCU Global Diversity Officer, Human Resources

David Gruss
UNFCU Assistant Controller, Accounting

Elisabeth Philippe
UNFCU Senior Manager, Community, and Media Relations,
Marketing Global Affairs

Khalid Gherzeddine
UNFCU Director, Geneva Representative Office, Member Service

Lindy Ramsdale
UNFCU Director, Vienna Representative Office, Operations

Maggy Kigochi
UNFCU Regional Manager, Nairobi Representative Office

Timothy Challen
UNFCU Director, Marketing Global Affairs

Yvette Duran
UNFCU Foundation Executive Administrator