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
Krystal Barrett Staff Assistant, Academic Advising, Valencia College
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