World Neighbors was incorporated on Sept. 12, 1952, as a private, charitable, not-for-profit corporation. A volunteer board of trustees, whose members come from all over the world, contribute their time and expertise to govern World Neighbors. Trustees are elected for a term of three years.


Becky Collins*

President and CEO (Retired), Tulsa Global Alliance

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Vice Chair

Anita Kendrick*

Consultant, World Bank

New Delhi, India


Beth McLaughlin*

Small Business Entrepreneur

Kerrville, Texas


Mara Tshibaka Cichocki*

Executive Producer, FeFiFo Films

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tommy Barrow*, Community Volunteer, Decatur, Georgia

Martha Burger, President Emerita, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Jim Falk*, President Emeritus, World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, Co-host, The MCCuistion Program (KERA), Santa Fe, New Mexico

Mindy Galoob, Deputy Director, Take Control Initiative, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Helen Lowman, Ph.D., Senior Advisor, Peace Corps, San Marcos, Texas

Wayne Moyer, Ph.D.*, Rosenfield Professor of Political Science, Grinnell College, Kellogg, Iowa

Ujjwal Pradhan*, Chief of Party, Tetra Tech ARD, New Delhi, India

Nani Pybus, Ph.D., CRA, Community Volunteer, Stillwater, Oklahoma

Kate Schecter, Ph.D.*, ex officio, President & CEO, World Neighbors, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Clayton Taylor, Principal, The Taylor Group, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

*Executive Committee Member