Professional Advisors

Cities of Peace, Inc., is currently looking for professional partners to provide pro bono support for accounting, bookkeeping, grant writing, and other professional capabilities. If you are interested in working with a successful peace organization, please contact the director.

  • Legal Advisor: A.J. Wagner, Attorney and former Common Pleas Court Judge
  • ICP United Nations Representative: Dennis Wong, Rotarian Club Liaison
  • Grant Writer: Open
  • Administrative Volunteer: Joe Mingo, bookkeeping
  • Accountant: Open
  • Public Relations: Open
  • Peace Tourism Liaison: Nikki de Pina, South Africa
  • Liaisons to Rotary Clubs: Brian and Lisa Berman
  • Liaison to Friendship Force: Julie Vann


Special Advisory Council

  • Dot Maver, National Peace Academy; River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding
  • Rita Marie Johnson, Founder, Rasur Fondation, creator of the BePeace Practice
  • Glenn D. Paige, Ph.D., Founder of Center for Global Nonkilling (in Memoriam)
  • Anoop Swarup, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor of Jagran Lakecity University, Chair of Center for Global Nonkilling
  • Carol Rank, Ph.D., Coventry, England, City of Peace and Reconciliation
  • Kazuyo Yamane, Ph.D., Kochi University, Japan
  • Hend Farouh, Ph.D., Cairo University, Egypt
  • Balkrishna Kurvey of Nagpur, Ph.D., India, President, India Institute for Peace
  • Mitra Sen, Toronto, Canada, Founder of International Peace Tree Day
  • Patrick Hiller, Hood River, Oregon, War Prevention Initiative
  • David Adams, PhD, Coordinator, Culture of Peace Initiative
  • Avon Mattison, Pathways to Peace



  • Inés Palomoque, Buenos Aires, Argentina, for South America
  • Trish Ostroski, Akron, Ohio, for Peace Corp, Moldova
  • Brian Berman, Ojai, U.S., for British Colombia
  • Piedad Guzman, Cajica, Colombia, for Central and South America
  • Johanna van Wijk, The Hague, for The Netherlands and Uganda
  • Lamina Kamiludeen Omotoyosi for Nigeria and Greater Africa
  • Catharina van Staveren, Amsterdam, for The Netherlands and Pakistan
  • Lynda Terry, Liaison to Gaiafield
  • Nikki de Pina, Pretoria, South Africa, for Africa and Jamaica
  • Mabwe Lucien, Fize, D.R. Congo for the Great Lakes Region of Africa
  • Ayoola-Amale, Ibadan, Nigeria, for Greater Lagos State
  • Piedad Guzman, Cajicá, Colombia for Colombia and Central America
  • Gladys Mabel Cantelmi, Sarno, Italy for global outreach


Alliance Organizations


Compassionate Cities/Charter for Compassion


United Cities and Local Governments


Center for Global Nonkilling


The Shift Network


Peace Revolution


Missing Peace Art Space


The GaiaField Project


The Emily Fund


Mil millennia of Peace (MMP)


Peace Without Limits (PWL) International Organization


International Network of Museums for Peace


River Phoenix Centerfor Peacebuilding


PeaceNow: One Billion Signatures for Peace


1 Billion Acts of Peace/Peace Jam

PeaceTree Foundation


The Human Rights Arts Festival


Pathways to Peace


21st Century Peace Literacy Foundation