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 Council Chair Emerita, Community Organization & Development  
Susan Arkin Community Organization and Development  
Daniel Barkowitz Assistant VP, Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs, Valencia College  
Paul Chapman Professor of Humanities and Peace Studies, Valencia College  
John Crossman CEO, Crossman Career Builders  
Christopher Cuevas Equality Program Officer, Laughing Gull Foundation   
Tanya Easterling Market Leader for Central Florida, Florida Blue   
Anna V. Eskamani Representative, Florida State House 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 Director, Office of Community Affairs, Office of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer  
Cheryl Grieb Commissioner, Osceola County, District 4  
Aminah Hamidullah Founder and Director, Knowledge for Living, Inc.  
Alex Hamrick Client Advisor, J.P. Morgan  
Dr. Joel C. Hunter President, Parable Foundation   
Sumner Hutcheson III PJI Advisory Council Chair & President, Hutcheson and Associates  
Dr. Asim Jani Consultant - Infectious Diseases and Population Health, Epidemiologist  
Dr. Stacey Johnson Former President, East & Winter Park Campuses, Valencia College  
Jerrid Kalakay Professor of Business and Organizational Leadership, Valencia College   
Pam Kancher Community Organization and Development   
Rabbi David Kay Congregation Ohev Shalom  
Dr. George A. Lopez Hesburgh Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies, Kroc Institute, University of Notre Dame  
Lauri Lott Adjunct Professor, Valencia College  
Dr. Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra Adjunct Faculty, University of Central Florida and Valencia College  
Dr. James McDonald Professor of Criminal Justice, Valencia College   
Cindy Moon Educational Consultant  
Imam Muhammad Musri Imam & 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 Sustainability Project Manager for Zero Waste, City of Orlando  
Nina Streich Executive Director, Global Peace Film Festival  
Andrew Thomas Senior Project Manager, City of Sanford  
Bickley Wilson Founder, ArtReach Orlando