The National Endowment for Democracy Appoints Laura Golightly as Senior Director of Financial Management and Integration
Dec 15 14
The National Endowment for Democracy appointed Laura Golightly as senior director of financial management and integration.
National Endowment for Democracy Announces Board Appointments
Feb 19 14
The National Endowment for Democracy has added four new members to its board of directors. Elliott Abrams of the Council on Foreign Relations, Marne Levine of Facebook, Margaret Spellings of the George W. Bush Foundation, and Melanne Verveer of Georgetown University were elected at NED’s January 2014 board meeting and have all begun their first three-year term. Elliott Abrams is senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington, D.C. He served as deputy assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser in the administration of President George W. Bush, where he supervised U.S. policy in the Middle East for the White House as well as democracy, human rights, and international organizations directorates of the NSC. Early in his career, after serving on the staffs of Sen. Henry M. Jackson and Daniel P. Moynihan, Abrams was an assistant secretary of state in the Reagan administration. Marne Levine is Vice President for Global Public Policy at Facebook and oversees the company's efforts to educate governments and non-governmental organizations on its plans, products and policies to foster understanding and support for innovative technologies like Facebook. Margaret Spellings is the president of the George W. Bush Foundation. She oversees all aspects of Bush Foundation activities, including leadership of the George W. Bush Institute, management of George W. Bush Presidential Center business operations, and collaboration with the National Archives and Records Administration, which operates the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Melanne Verveer is the Executive Director of the Georgetown University Institute for Women, Peace, and Security. Ambassador Verveer most recently served as the first US Ambassador for Global women’s issues, a position to which she was nominated by President Obama in 2009.