Board of Directors

JCI members have the opportunity to hold local, national and international leadership positions, elected each year, within the organization. JCI’s “One Year to Lead” philosophy allows members to share their talents with the organization and celebrates fresh ideas, new perspective and adaptability needed for our members to create action-oriented solutions to the challenges in their communities. JCI Mission To provide development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change. JCI Vision To be the leading global network of young active citizens.

Itai Manyere
President
Zimbabwe
Alexander Tio
Immediate Past President
Indonesia
Oumar Ouédraogo
General Legal Counsel
Burkina Faso
Amzad Hussain
Treasurer
Bangladesh
Asha Auckloo
Executive Vice President for Africa and the Middle East
Mauritius
Ryubun Kojima
Executive Vice President for Asia and the Pacific
Japan
Kevin Hinds
Executive Vice President for America
West Indies
Marion De Groot
Executive Vice President for Europe
Netherlands
Saleh Al-Hanash
Vice President for Africa and the Middle East
Jordan
Unotida Nyoni
Vice President for Africa and the Middle East
South Africa
SONEHEKPON Achille Ségbègnon
Vice President for Africa and the Middle East
Bénin
Mohamad Hijazi
Vice President for Africa and the Middle East
Lebanon
Seongjae Glen Kim
Vice President for Asia and the Pacific
Korea
Hardik Kapadia
Vice President for Asia and the Pacific
India
Andy Erinyes Lau
Vice President for Asia and the Pacific
Malaysia
Kota Aoki
Vice President for Asia and the Pacific
Japan
Heather Vardell
Vice President for America
USA
Fabio Mello Fagundes
Vice President for America
Brazil
Silvetty De La Paz
Vice President for America
Dutch Caribbean
Shenella Govia
Vice President for America
West Indies
Ellimaija Ahonen
Vice President for Europe
Finland
Ana Nikolova
Vice President for Europe
Bulgaria
Paolo Bellotti
Vice President for Europe
Italy
Jenni Ahlstedt
Vice President for Europe
Sweden
Mark Smith
Vice President for Europe
United Kingdom
Ambassadors

JCI Ambassadors are individuals who have made outstanding political, business, cultural, scientific or social contributions and who reflect the JCI Mission and philosophy. JCI Ambassadors work to promote JCI by magnifying the organization's impact and by showcasing JCI to the international community.

Baybars Altuntas
Turkey
Fred Dubee
Canada
John Loughton
United Kingdom
Katherine Sparkes
United Kingdom
Richard Lui
USA
Tennille Amor
West Indies
Wayne Clarke
United Kingdom
World Headquarters

The JCI World Headquarters, located in the founding city of the JCI Movement, has a permanent, full-time staff that works to provide support and services that enable and empower JCI members to advance the JCI Mission in their communities. The JCI World Headquarters staff provides continuity as leadership changes, membership turns over and world events take place, ensuring the organization, at all levels, stays focused on achieving its long-term goals, Mission and Vision.

Dorian Lötzer
Growth and Development Manager for Europe
Kevin Hin
Secretary General
Lily Chen
Chief Financial Officer
Roberto Elias
Executive Director of Growth and Development
Nick Sarakas
Director of IT
Dan Fox
Marketing Director
Leanne Pacheco
Events Director
Tunji Oyeyemi
Growth and Development Director for Africa and the Middle East
Luis Lane
Growth and Development Director for America
Sara Ogawa
Growth and Development Director for Asia and the Pacific
Lutz Kohne
Growth and Development Director for Europe
Zack Keener
Accountant
Alexandra Vietor
Communications Manager
AJ Garms
Creative Design Manager
Mariana Arce
Events Manager
Maren Eriksen-Russo
Events Manager
Jean Miller
Human Resource Manager
Ann Marion
Digital Media Manager
Earl Sawyer
Foundation Administrator
Diana Sussman Tockstein
Partnerships Manager
Rocio Acosta
Executive Coordinator
Armina Petrescu-Tudor
Growth and Development Coordinator
Djamo Dahirou
Member Services Coordinator
Josh Schuler
IT Coordinator
Comfort Nkiri
Skills & Development Manager
Esther Andi
Growth and Development Coordinator for Africa and the Middle East
Kurtis Harper
Intern
Mark Wright
Intern
Partners

On the international level, JCI partners with global organizations with mutual values and goals to maximize the impact of the local work our members do every day.

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