Advisory Council

Advisory Council Collage

The Peace and Justice Institute at Valencia College promotes peace and justice for all.

Council Member Title  
Rachel Allen Director, Peace and Justice Institute, Valencia College  
Patricia Ambinder PJI Council Chair Emeritus, Community Organization & Development  
Susan Arkin Community Organization and Development  
Paul Chapman Professor of Humanities and Peace Studies, Valencia College  
John Crossman CEO, Crossman Career Builders, President, CrossMarc Services  
Chris Cuevas Executive Director, QLatinx  
Tanya Easterling Florida Blue's Market for Central Florida  
Anna V. Eskamani Florida House of Representatives District 47  
Ann Farrell Immigration Attorney  
Sue Foreman Community Organization & Development  
Dr. Wendy Givoglu Interim President, East & Winter Park Campuses, Valencia College  
Marcia Hope Goodwin Chief Service Officer & Director, Office of Community Affairs, Office of the Mayor, City of Orlando  
Aminah Hamidullah Founder and Director, Knowledge for Living, Inc.  
Alex Hamrick Vice President and Client Advisor, J.P. Morgan  
Dr. Joel C. Hunter Founder & Chairman, Community Resource Network  
Sumner Hutcheson III PJI Council Chair and President, Hutcheson and Associates  
Dr. Stacey Johnson Immediate Past President, East & Winter Park Campuses, Valencia College  
Pam Kancher Executive Director, Holocaust Memorial and Resource and Education Center  
Rabbi David Kay Congregation Ohev Shalom  
Dr. George A. Lopez Kroc Institute for International Peace, University of Notre Dame  
Lauri Lott Coordinator, PJI PJI Academy, Valencia College  
Dr. Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra Adjunct Faculty, University of Central Florida and Valencia College  
Dr. James McDonald Dean, Career and Tech Programs, Business and IT, Valencia College  
Cindy Moon Head of School, Park Maitland School  
Imam Muhammad Musri President, Islamic Society of Central Florida  
Patricia Newton Former Human Rights Investigator Supervisor, Housing and Community Development, City of Tampa  
Yasmeen Qadri Professor of Education, Valencia College  
Lucy Roberts Executive Director, Family Hui  
Resham Shirsat Former Director of Sustainability, Valencia College  
Nina Streich Executive Director, Global Peace Film Festival  
Andrew Thomas Senior Project Manager, City of Sanford  
Penny Villegas Professor Emeritus, Peace Studies, Valencia College  
Bickley Wilson Founder, ArtReach Orlando