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Joe B. Johnson Board member Joe B. Johnson consults on government communication and technology after a career in the United States Foreign Service.  He is an instructor for the National Foreign Affairs Training Center, where he teaches strategic planning for public diplomacy. At the Computer Sciences Corporation from 2005 until October of 2012, Johnson advised…

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Alan L. Heil Jr. Board member Summary: As a 36-year veteran of the Voice of America (VOA), Alan Heil traveled to more than 40 countries a foreign correspondent in the Middle East, and later as director of News and Current Affairs, deputy director of programs, and deputy director of the nation’s largest publicly-funded overseas multimedia…

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Brian Carlson Board member Summary: A career public diplomacy officer, Brian Carlson advises the InterMedia research organization on military and foreign affairs issues and manages communication strategies for private clients. Career Ambassador Brian E. Carlson, a former Career Minister in the United States Foreign Service, currently assists international media and audience analysis firm InterMedia on…

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Adam Clayton Powell III Board member Adam Clayton Powell III is Director, Washington Programs for the University of Southern California’s Center on Communication Leadership and Policy and directs the Center’s Internet of Things (IoT) Emergency Response Initiative. He is also University Fellow at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy. Until the fall of 2010, Powell…

Robert Albro Board member Robert Albro received his Ph.D. in sociocultural anthropology from the University of Chicago. Dr. Albro has conducted long-term ethnographic research, and published widely, on the changing terms of citizenship, democratic participation, and indigenous movements in Bolivia. The results of much of this work can be found in his ethnography, Roosters at…