International Center for Religion and Diplomacy

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International Center for Religion and Diplomacy (ICRD)

"The mission of ICRD is to address identity-based conflicts that exceed the reach of traditional diplomacy by incorporating religion as part of the solution. More often than not, these take the form of ethnic conflict, tribal warfare, or religious hostilities." [1]

"In March of 2006 and 2007, ICRD, in partnership with the International Institute for Islamic Thought and the Institute for Defense Analyses (the Pentagon's leading think tank) convened major conferences to explore how the U.S. government and the American Muslim community could begin working together for the common good." [2]

Officers

Accessed August 2008: [3]

  • Douglas Johnston - President; expert in national security and pioneer of faith-based diplomacy
  • Brian Cox - Sr. Vice President for Dispute Resolution Training; seasoned practitioner in international reconciliation
  • Stephen Hayes - Executive Vice President
  • Abubaker al-Shingieti - Vice President, Islamic Programs; foreign policy practicioner and authority on Islam
  • Azhar Hussain - Vice President, Preventive Diplomacy; an expert in training and educational development
  • Karen Roberts - Treasurer; CPA experienced in profit and non-profit organiztions.
  • Will Jenkins - Director of Communications; specialist in intercultural communications
  • Frank Mirkow - Counsel/Corporate Secretary; international attorney with Middle East experience

Directors

Accessed August 2008: [4]

  • James Wootton, Chairman - Founder & CEO, NationsCourt, Inc.; Former President, U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform
  • David Allen -President, quasar energy group, Inc; Expert in nuclear medicine
  • Robin Fetsch -Co-founder & Director, J.E.B. Stuart Educational Foundation, Inc.; Former President, Travel Counselors International
  • Kenneth Greenberg -Senior Assistant to President, Central Florida Investments, Inc.; Former President, Sun Business Group, Inc.
  • Harold Jacobi -Chair, Finance Committee, Board of Directors; Founder & Principal of a Boston law firm.
  • John Kiser -Chairman, William and Mary Greve Foundation; Scholar, author, and gentleman farmer.
  • Rick Little -Founder and CEO, ImagineNations Group; Founder and former CEO, International Youth Foundation
  • Bob McEwen -President & Founder of Freedom Quest Int'l; Former US Congressman (Ohio)
  • Mohammed Mohanna -Chairman, Western Management Co.; Chairman and Founder, Noor Cultural Center, Sacramento, CA
  • James Moose -Senior Economist, World Bank; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Andrew Natsios -Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy, Georgetown University; Former Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development
  • Susan Pausky -Former Senior Vice President, The Staubach Company; Former Executive Director, Cushman and Wakefield
  • John Porter -Executive Vice President, CB Richard Ellis; Founding Partner, Global Logistics Group
  • Alan L. Rodda -Managing Partner, Emergent Solutions East; Former Executive Vice President, American Red Cross
  • Abdul Aziz Said -Chairholder, Mohammed Said Farsi Chair of Islamic Peace, American University; Founder, Int'l Peace & Conflict Resolution Program, American University
  • John Sandoz -Vice President, Hicks and Associates; Former task leader on post-conflict reconstruction in Afghanistan, Institute for Defense Analyses
  • Richard Schubert - Former President of American Red Cross; -Former CEO of Bethlehem Steel
  • James Stanley -Vice Chairman - Co-founder of Journey in Faith, Inc.
  • Steven Thompson- A top leader in the network marketing industry
  • David Vander Mey -President, The Quantum Group, Inc.
  • Charles Vollmer -Founder & CEO, VII Inc.

Advisory Council

Accessed August 2008: [5]

Partner Organizations

Accessed August 2008: [6]

Contact

Web: http://www.icrd.org

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles

References

  1. About, International Center for Religion and Diplomacy, accessed August 26, 2008.
  2. American Muslim Community Engagement, International Center for Religion and Diplomacy, accessed August 26, 2008.
  3. Officers, International Center for Religion and Diplomacy, accessed August 26, 2008.
  4. Directors, International Center for Religion and Diplomacy, accessed August 26, 2008.
  5. Advisory Council, International Center for Religion and Diplomacy, accessed August 26, 2008.
  6. Partners, International Center for Religion and Diplomacy, accessed August 26, 2008.