Lorelie S. Masters

Board Chair

Lorelie (“Lorie”) S. Masters is a partner at Hunton Andrews Kurth. A prominent insurance coverage litigator, she handles all aspects of complex, commercial litigation and arbitration.

Kathleen Peratis

Vice Chair

Kathleen Peratis is a partner at Outten & Golden LLP. She has practiced employment law for more than 25 years. At Outten & Golden, she chairs the Public Interest Committee and Sexual Harassment Practice Group.

David W. Rivkin


David W. Rivkin is co-chair of Debevoise ​​& Plimpton’s International Dispute Resolution Group and a litigation partner in Debevoise ​​& Plimpton’s New York and London offices. Rivkin has broad experience in the areas of international litigation and arbitration.

E. Benjamin Skinner


E. Benjamin Skinner is founder and president of Transparentem. Recently, Skinner co-founded TAU, a private equity firm.

Martina E. Vandenberg

Founder and President

Martina E. Vandenberg is founder and president of the Human Trafficking Legal Center. Vandenberg established the Human Trafficking Legal Center (formerly HT Pro Bono) in 2012 with generous support from the Open Society Foundations (OSF) Fellowship Program. 

Jose Lewis Alfaro

Jose Lewis Alfaro is a lived experience expert on domestic child sex trafficking, public speaker, author, advocate, and activist. He has worked with several anti-human trafficking organizations worldwide to spread awareness on trafficking, specifically within the LGBTQ+ community.

Susan Petersen Kennedy

Susan Petersen Kennedy is known in the publishing industry for her laser-focused vision and skill, delivering results year after year by developing a sustaining environment where creative people thrive and are inspired to discover, cultivate, and publish must-read books. 

Pardis Mahdavi, PhD

Pardis Mahdavi, PhD is incoming provost and executive vice president at the University of Montana. She is currently a professor and dean of social sciences at Arizona State University. 

Valaree Moodee Lockman


Valaree Moodee Lockman is an associate general counsel at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), providing legal advice and guidance on global employment matters to this multinational company with a workforce of over 90,000.

Kathy Vizas


Kathy Vizas is an attorney and advocate dedicated to global development efforts to improve the lives of girls and women worldwide.

Minky Worden


As Human Rights Watch’s director of global initiatives, Minky Worden develops and implements international outreach and advocacy campaigns.