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IAF Board of Directors

IAF Advisory Board

  • Karen and Jack Segal, Co-Chairs, Retired diplomats
  • Jim Bensley, Director of Outreach Services at NMC
  • Marguerite Cotto, Director of Lifelong Learning Services at NMC
  • Ted Curran, retired diplomat and Middle East/South Asia expert
  • Lindsey Dickinson, International Student Coordinator, NMC
  • Timothy J. Dougherty, Vice President of Advancement for Interlochen Center for the Arts
  • G. Stephen Fisher, Independent Wealth Management partner and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Practitioner.
  • Robert H. Giles, award-winning journalist, former editor and publisher of The Detroit News, and recently retired as curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University
  • Kristin Grassa, CEO of Constellation Networks
  • Eugene Jenneman, Executive Director, Dennos Museum Center
  • Rorie Lewis, community leader
  • E. Thomas Maguire, former Partner in a large Toledo, Ohio law firm
  • Philip D. Mikesell, former Comparative Politics professor at Wabash University
  • Grant Parsons, personal injury attoryney at Parsons Law Firm
  • Richard Murray, retired executive with Chrysler with extensive overseas experience
  • Debbie Rough, former GM Executive
  • Ryan Wells, an entrepreneur specializing in business development and growth strategy in Traverse City
  • Peg Zachman, community leader

IAF Education Advisory Board

  • Amjad Khan, Ph.D., NMC Professor, Economics
  • Brian McCall, History Professor at Interlochen Arts Academy
  • John Zachman, Ph.D., NMC Professor, International Politics

IAF Emeritus

  • Philip L. Cochran (deceased), founder of International Affairs Forum
  • Richard Grout
  • Paula Leinbach
  • Helen Milliken (deceased)
  • Ulrich Straus
  • Philip Thomas
  • Harry Veeder
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