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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of 19 members:

  • Three Covenant Agency Directors, representing various faith-based groups;
  • 14 at-large directors, holding board-specific skill sets. At least one director resides in each of the international program areas where Heifer carries out its work; and
  • The Chair and Vice-Chair of Heifer International Foundation's Board of Trustees.
Heifer International Board of Directors, May 2016
Heifer International's Board of Directors in May 2016. Pictured from left: Jerry Jones, George Petty, Carolyn House Stewart, Doug Galen, Susan Grant, Pete Kappelman, Dr. Eduardo Stein, Ashley Stone, Steven Yung, Jay Wittmeyer, Josephine Oguta, Sandra Godden. Not pictured: Francine Anthony, Arlene Withers, Nikolaus Hutter, Esther Cohen, Tom Hadfield and Daryn Dodson.

All Directors come from a wide range of backgrounds in the business, agriculture, academic and private sectors. All of the following directors are independent voting members, as defined in IRS Form 990.