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As president and chief executive officer (CEO), David Offensend brings a strong business acumen as well as nonprofit experience to his oversight of EDC’s domestic and international work.
Judith Oki designs and implements activities to build the skills, processes, and relationships needed by individuals and organizations to achieve results for families and communities.
Carol Oliver is a nationally recognized leader and trainer in the field of substance misuse prevention. She has expertise in evidence-based...
Lisa Oliveri is an ASIS International board-certified protection professional. She has more than 10 years of experience across a range of...
Jason H. Padgett is a nationally recognized suicide prevention expert, an experienced program leader, and a highly skilled training and...
John Parris, an expert in educational media and digital strategy, brings extensive experience in research, usability, evaluation, instructional design, multimedia production, and project management.
Rachel Pascale, an expert in training and instructional design, advances initiatives focused on substance misuse prevention, social and...
Shelley Pasnik, EDC senior vice president and spokesperson for equitable futures for all families, oversees EDC’s global early childhood...
EDC Vice President Michel Pelletier serves as the director of Domestic Programs within the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) where he...
Ricardo Perez-Pineda, an experienced sustainable international development professional, focuses on improving outcomes for people in under-...
Lydia Perry brings strong organizational, fiscal, technical, problem-solving, data analysis, and interpersonal skills to her role as an administrative coordinator.
Kirsten Peterson, an expert in online instructional design and interpersonal learning, creates innovative, effective learning experiences for diverse groups of learners.
Sarita Pillai, a highly skilled leader of national technical assistance centers, works to enhance the quality and equity of pre-K–12 STEM education.
Bill Potter is a senior education and youth development specialist with over 30 years of domestic and international experience as both a practitioner and a senior program manager.