Welcome to Our New Board Members

by | Jan 22, 2021

Friendship Force International is delighted to report that four new members are joining its international Board of Directors! With strong backgrounds in finance, fund-raising, technology, and marketing these new board members bring years of experience and leadership to help address the challenges of today and identify new opportunities for our future.

Two of the new board members are from Belgium and Belarus but all four currently reside in the US. They all have extensive experience living, working, and traveling around the world. Please join us in welcoming to the FFI Board of Directors (left to right) Amber Kelleher, Ingrid Russell, Bart Van de Vel, and Khrystsina Willis.


FFI is also pleased to announce the election of officers for new terms on the board. These include:

  • Chair: James Permana, Chicago, USA 
  • Vice-Chair: Marilyn Peterson, Mid-Willamette Valley, USA 
  • Treasurer: Christiane Beaupre, Montreal, Canada 
  • Secretary: Atik Wijayanti. Solo-Surakarta, Indonesia

Please visit the Board of Directors page of our FFI website to read about all of our dedicated board members.  

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