Welcoming America endeavors to build a movement of inclusive communities that will transform our country, and it starts on an individual level. The people who make up our Staff, Board of Directors, and Network Leadership Committee share a commitment to excellence and building a more welcoming America.
Interested in joining our team?
Welcoming America offers outstanding benefits, competitive compensation, and the opportunity to be part of a unique organization that is creating new pathways to change.
Board of Directors
Deputy Director of Communications, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Board Vice Chair
Director of Public Affairs, Western Union
Executive Director, ACLU of Alaska
Co-Founder/Managing Partner, Palm Drive Capital
Assistant City Manager, City of Dallas, Texas
Vice President of Programs, REACH Healthcare Foundation
Kien Lee, Ph.D.
Principal Associate & Vice President, Community Science
Director of External Affairs, Bitwise Industries
Executive Director, Welcoming America
Client Partner, Slalom
Executive Director, Educational Justice in Louisville, KY
Honorary Board Member
Founding Director, Welcoming International
Network Leadership Committee
Our Network Leadership Committee helps guide programming and strategy, and consists of dedicated community leaders from within our network membership:
Special Initiatives Manager, Office of Equity, City of Pittsburgh
Liz Cedillo-Pereira, J.D.
Chief of Equity and Inclusion, City of Dallas
Executive Director, St. Louis Mosaic Project
Chief Adult Learning Officer, Newark Public Library
Zee Min Xiao
Director, Mayor's Office for New Americans, Salt Lake County
Senior Welcoming Coordinator of Immigrants & Communities Program, Nebraska Appleseed