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Our Boards

Our Board of Directors serves as the governing body of the organization and our advisory boards bring their individual and collective expertise to support our leadership teams.

Soccer Without Borders is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with EIN 20-3786129.

A Senda soccer ball sits in the foreground with participants playing toward a goal in the bakground.

Board of Directors

Erin Cook

Board President



Portland, OR

Toaha Ahmad

Career Engineering Lead


Seattle, WA

Julio Chow-Gamboa

Senior Manager, Educator Capacity

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

San Mateo CA

Christopher Grecco


Element Market Research

Lexington, KY

Tammy Reder

Past Board President

Chief Financial Officer

Horizons for Homeless Children 

Boston, MA 

Martha Saavedra

Board Secretary | Governance Comm. Chair

Associate Director

Center for African Studies,

Univ. of California Berkley

Berkeley, CA

Gillian Cassell-Stiga


Make It Real Foundation

Brooklyn, NY

Benjamin Gucciardi


Soccer Without Borders

Berkeley, CA

Ryan Hawke

Past Board President

Vice President

Under the Influence Productions

Brooklyn, NY

Michael Sack

Past Board President

Senior Fellow

Jobs for the Future

Philadelphia, PA

Charlie Bustin

Board Treasurer | Finance Comm. Chair


Douglas C. Lane & Associates

Boston, MA 

Sara Chehrehsa

Associate General Counsel

General Catalyst

San Francisco, CA

Skye DeLano

Past Board President

Nonprofit Leadership Professional

San Francisco, CA

Leila Milani

Global Policy & Programs Director

Futures Without Violence

Washington, DC

SWB Nicaragua Board of Directors

Ben Gucciardi


Soccer Without Borders 

Berkeley, CA

Skye DeLano

Nonprofit Leadership Professional

San Francisco, CA

Michael Sack

Senior Fellow

Jobs for the Future

Philadelphia, PA

National Advisory Board

Calen Carr

On-Air Host

Major League Soccer

Greg Lalas

Chief Marketing Officer

United Soccer League

Bill Price


Driva Solutions

Ann Cook

Associate Head Coach

Penn State Women's Soccer

Simon Levett


Melissa Roth

VP & General Counsel

Global Rescue

Naomi Girma

Professional Soccer Player

USWNT & San Diego Wave

Jeff McIntyre


Ruffneck Scarves

Chris Sonntag

Head of Partnership Marketing

Chicago Fire FC

Colorado Advisory Board

Maryland Advisory Board

Trey Greiser

Board Chair

Business Analyst, Baltimore Gas & Electric 

Daniel Solomon

ESOL Parent Liaison

Baltimore City Public Schools

Lindsay Monti

General Counsel & CCO

JMI Equity


Ali Andrejewski

Founder and Director

More Than Fútbol

Rosina Koehn

Director, Special Projects & Engagement

Boys & Girls Club of Metro Baltimore

Abhishek Yonghang

Software Developer

Hartford Mutual Insurance Co.

Eloise Grose

Assistant Director

The Shriver Center, UMBC

Runit Kumar


T. Rowe Price

Matthew Warner

ESOL Educational Associate

Baltimore City Public Schools

Massachusetts Advisory Board

Oakland Advisory Board

Omsri Bharat

Learning & Development Manager

Propeller Consulting

Mara Decker

Asst. Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Univ. of California San Francisco

Deborah Leland

Chief Credit Officer

Low Income Investment Fund

Mike Woitalla


Soccer America

Dan Chamberlain

Director of Competitions

NorCal Premier Soccer

Neha Desai

Director of Immigration

National Center for Youth Law

Michael Littleton

Certified Public Accountant

Andrew Coleman


LQ Digital 

Yohannes Harish

Professional Soccer Player

Oakland Roots

SWB Oakland Alumnus

Kathryn Nagy

Senior Social Impact Consultant

VIVA Social Impact Partners

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