CJP Board of Reference

The Board of Reference was established to advise and assist the Eastern Mennonite University’s administration and the directors and administrators of the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP) in the following areas:

  • Development and implementation of the CJP vision and program.
  • Advice on specific programmatic initiatives and activities in the field.
  • Development of financial resources and advise on grant initiatives and proposals, fundraising, and development of the endowment.

Alma Abdul-Hadi Jadallah
Kommon Denominator, Inc.
Fairfax, VA

Krista Johnson Weicksel
Mennonite Central Committee
Akron, PA

Fred Kniss (Ex-officio)
Eastern Mennonite University
Harrisonburg, VA

John Paul Lederach
Joan B Kroc Inst for Peace & Justice
Rollinsville, CO

Kay Pranis
Restorative justice consultant/trainer
Saint Paul, MN

Devanand Ramiah
United Nations Development Program
New York, NY

Everett Ressler
The KonTerra Group
Harrisonburg, VA

Jacqueline Roebuck Sakho
The Restorative Justice Group
Pittsburgh, PA

Mara Schoeny
School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Fairfax Station, VA

Andy Shallal
Artist, activist and entrepreneur
Washington, D.C.

Jim Smucker (Ex-officio)
Eastern Mennonite University
Harrisonburg, VA

Lauren Van Metre
The United States Institute of Peace
Washington, D.C.

Ron Yoder
Mennonite Health Services
Harrisonburg, VA