As El-Hibri Foundation’s President, Farhan Latif provides strategic leadership by working with the Board of Trustees and the staff to define and implement the Foundation’s long-range vision, goals, strategies and policies. He previously served as the Chief Operating Officer & Director of Policy Impact at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU). During his time at ISPU, Mr. Latif worked with White House, Department of State, and Department of Homeland Security officials on a range of domestic and foreign...(read more)
With more than 20 years of accounting and administrative experience, Greg Siegrist handles the Foundation’s financial and administrative matters and oversees its investment assets. Mr. Siegrist is a CPA and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Longwood University and an MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University.
With more than 20 years of experience, Marcia Nass provides legal advice, drafts agreements and develops policies for the Foundation. She holds a B.A. in History from Lewis and Clark College, a J.D. from the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College, and a L.L.M. in International Law from Georgetown University Law Center.
Jason Davis is the Programs and Corporate Relations Manager at the El-Hibri Foundation. He oversees the management of the foundation’s space grants, events, and historic building and facilitates corporate partner relationships. Prior to joining the Foundation, he worked in the University of Michigan development system for eight years. His previous positions include Alumni and Corporate Relations Manager in the College of Engineering at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and Assistant Director of Alumni...(read more)
Lynn Kunkle is the Director of Philanthropic Research and Impact at the El-Hibri Foundation and previously served as its Director of Grants and Programs. She leverages two decades of work with the peacebuilding community as well as her academic expertise on conflict resolution and Christian-Muslim dialogue to provide programmatic guidance to the Foundation. With over ten years living in Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia, she has worked with government, religious and civil society leaders on a range of inter-religious peacebuilding...(read more)
Maggie M. Siddiqi is Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives for the El-Hibri Foundation. In this role, she oversees the Foundation's communications and public affairs and assists with strategic planning, relationship management, and leadership convenings. Previously, she served as Program Director for American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP) and founded its EnabledMuslim initiative, an online network providing support for individuals living with disabilities and their loved...(read more)
Makkah Ali serves as the Grants Manager for the El-Hibri Foundation. In this role, she works directly with the President to manage grantee relationships, due diligence, the annual grant cycle, and also provides leadership and management support for El-Hibri Foundation programs. She brings to the Foundation extensive experience in strategic planning, collaborative problem-solving, facilitation, and consensus building. Prior to joining the Foundation, Ms. Ali was a Mediator at Meridian...(read more)
Iffa Kazi is Program Manager for the El-Hibri Foundation (EHF), managing projects focused on leadership development, nonprofit management, and collective action. Iffa is the former Operations and Special Projects Manager at EHF, where she oversaw the management of the foundation’s space grants, events, and historic building. Prior to joining the EHF team, Iffa worked as Senior Development and Research Dissemination Officer at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU). She has held...(read more)
Rachel Michelsen is the Building Operations and Programs Coordinator at the El-Hibri Foundation. She provides support for facilities management and the Foundation’s space grants program. Ms. Michelsen previously worked in the private sector in human resources and customer relations. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Michigan-Dearborn.
Haydn Welch is the Executive Assistant to the President at the El-Hibri Foundation, where she oversees various priority initiatives out of the President's office and assists the President with administrative responsibilities. She previously worked as a research assistant at Georgetown University's Institute for Women, Peace and Security. She also has experience living abroad in Amman, Jordan, where she studied Arabic, conducted research, and provided translations for Al Hayat Center for Civil Society...(read more)
Allison Ralph previously served as the Executive Assistant to the President and was responsible for providing scheduling, administrative, and organizational assistance to the President. She recently completed her Ph.D. in early Christian History at The Catholic University of America, and holds an M.Phil. in Church History from the University of Cambridge.