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Farhan Latif, President

Farhan Latif, President

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)

Greg Siegrist, Treasurer and Vice President of Finance and Administration

Greg Siegrist, Treasurer and Vice President of Finance and Administration

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.

Marcia Thayer Nass, Vice President and General Counsel

Marcia Thayer Nass, Vice President and General Counsel

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, Director of Operations and Development

Jason Davis, Director of Operations and Development

Jason Davis is the Director of Operations and Development 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...(read more)

Maggie M. Siddiqi, Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives

Maggie M. Siddiqi, Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives

Maggie M. Siddiqi is the 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)

Iffa Kazi, Program Manager

Iffa Kazi, Program Manager

Iffa Kazi is the 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, Building Operations and Programs Coordinator

Rachel Michelsen, Building Operations and Programs Coordinator

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. 

Collin Carollo, Development Associate

Collin Carollo, Development Associate

Collin Carollo is the Development Associate at the El-Hibri Foundation. He conducts research on partnership opportunities for the Foundation and supports its programs and building operations. Collin was introduced to the El-Hibri Foundation as a Spring 2018 Intern through The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. He is from Connecticut and recently graduated from Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts with a B.S. in Political Science.

Haydn Welch, Executive Assistant

Haydn Welch, Executive Assistant

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, Ph.D., Consultant

Allison Ralph, Ph.D., Consultant

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.