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    Kari Stoever
    Board Chair
    Kari Stoever is a global health and development expert. She is the Vice President of External Affairs at Aeras - a global non-profit biotech developing new generation tuberculosis vaccines. She has more than 15 years of experience leading all aspects of nonprofit and research initiatives. She was the Principal Investigator on a $34 million grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and has been active in the Clinton Global Initiative since its inception. Kari has made key contacts with policy makers and opinion leaders in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Africa. She holds a B.Sc. from George Washington University, a degree in nursing, and an Executive Masters in Leadership from the McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University. She was elected as an independent voting member of Invisible Children’s Board of Directors in 2012.
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    John Bradel
    Board Member
    John Bradel is a Vice President for Highland Partnership Inc, a San Diego-based commercial general contractor and design builder. Mr. Bradel is a graduate of the University of Arizona with degrees in Architecture and Civil Engineering. Recent construction projects he completed include the Vista Civic Center, the Chula Vista Civic Center, and the Rady Children's Hospital Oceanside Clinic. John and his family of seven children have supported Invisible Children from its inception. His daughter Katie was a part of the original core Invisible Children team, and spent over two years in Uganda helping to establish the mission effort. John has been a voting member of Invisible Children’s Board of Directors since 2005.
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    Darren Hardy
    Board Member
    Darren Hardy is the visionary force behind SUCCESS magazine as its Publisher and Editorial Director. As a business leader in the success industry for two decades, Darren Hardy has spent time with, studied, and discovered the success secrets of the world’s most celebrated achievers. Today Darren mentors many of today's high-performing CEOs, advises large corporations and sits on the board of several companies and non-profit organizations. Darren is also a popular keynote speaker, media contributor, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Compound Effect. He has been an independent voting member of Invisible Children’s Board of Directors since 2009.
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    Selina Hayes
    Board Member
    Selina Hayes is an experienced executive and humanitarian with over twenty years’ experience in development work and international diplomacy. Selina has travelled extensively and originates from Sydney, Australia. She has a B.A. in International Relations from George Washington University, and an International M.B.A. from the University of San Diego. She is the co-founder of the nonprofit Project H.O.W (Helping Other Women) and the current Director for International Business Development for SRA International, working in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Selina has worked with EUCOM and AFRICOM and her most recent work has expanded into Djibouti with the Joint Task Force Horn of Africa (JTFHOA). She was elected as an independent voting member of Invisible Children’s Board of Directors in 2012.
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    Simon Isaacs
    Board Member
    Simon Isaacs is the Founder and CEO of GATHER. Simon is heralded as a leader in cause-marketing and grassroots movement building. Simon works intimately with the world’s leading nonprofits, foundations and corporations to build and run some of the largest and most impactful campaigns for social good. In 2012, Simon launched GATHER, a high-powered cause-marketing consultancy, to build on a decade of work and leadership around the world. Simon’s current and past clients include: Aeras, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Coca-Cola Company, The Dow Chemical Company, Future Fortified, Microsoft / Bing, Nothing But Nets, and Rock the Vote. In 2007, Simon founded Do Good Well, one of the first boutique firms to specialize in this area. Simon subsequently developed and led the Sustainability Marketing division for ignition Inc. As a result, ignition rose as a leader in corporate and consumer brand cause-related marketing and won many top industry awards. Simon has worked intensively around the world in countries such as Rwanda, where he led The Clinton Foundation’s work on safe water and agriculture. Simon began his career with the United Nations Foundation where at 23, he raised more than $30 million in corporate partnerships in support of the UN’s disaster and development efforts and played an integral part in launching a $500 million revolving fund for disaster response. He was elected as an independent voting member of Invisible Children’s Board of Directors in 2012.
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    Ben Keesey
    Board Member
    Ben Keesey received his B.A. in Applied Mathematics, Management & Accounting from the University of California, Los Angeles. The day after senior finals, he hopped on a plane to Africa and unknowingly rerouted the course of his life. Prior to officially joining Invisible Children in 2005 as CFO, he worked with Deloitte and Touche LLP, JP Morgan & Associates and Brentwood Associates Private Equity. Ben now serves as Executive Director and CEO of Invisible Children, Inc. He embraces the impossible and plots the course of our daring future. His hard work is unmistakably evident; a previously unheard of grassroots documentary film has transformed into an international movement that is revolutionizing culture, policy and lives. He has been a voting member of Invisible Children’s Board of Directors since 2005.
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    Jason Russell
    Board Member
    Jason Russell is a co-founder of Invisible Children and our Chief Creative Officer. His sparks of creative intelligence and insanity have propelled IC to redefine the concept of humanitarian work, offering new life to old hope. A filmmaker by trade, Jason graduated from the University of Southern California's film school with a degree in Cinema Production. He admires Oprah, Bono, Steven Spielberg, Walt Disney, Steve Jobs, Baz Luhrmann, and Dan Eldon and believes wholeheartedly in magic and the impossible. He has been a voting member of Invisible Children’s Board of Directors since 2005.
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    Yosi Sergant
    Board Member
    Yosi Sergant has worked in community organizing, communications, marketing and business development for over 15 years- integrating art, music and culture into his work whenever possible. During the 2008 Presidential campaign, Sergant engaged artists from across the globe in a vast viral movement in support of then candidate Senator Barack Obama, the most prominent of which is the now ubiquitous "HOPE" campaign he managed with artist Shepard Fairey. Following the election, Sergant served in the White House Office of Public Engagement before accepting an appointment to the National Endowment for the Arts as the Director of Communications. Sergant recently launched TaskForce, a pro-social media and marketing outfit headquartered in Los Angeles, CA. TaskForce engages leaders of the creative community in systemized and strategic initiatives designed to raise awareness and build momentum for organizations and businesses tackling our worlds most pressing challenges. Sergant holds a degree from The University of California, Los Angeles where he studied World Arts and Cultures.
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    Jeff Shuck
    Board Member
    Jeff Shuck is the Co-Founder and CEO of Event 360, the nation’s leading event fundraising firm. Over the last ten years Event 360 has raised over $700 million dollars for dozens of nonprofits from hundreds of thousands of donors. Jeff graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Rochester and earned an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is currently pursuing a second master’s degree in predictive analytics. He also holds a Certificate in Fundraising Management from the Center of Philanthropy at UIPI. Jeff consults extensively on peer-to-peer engagement, experiential fundraising, donor analytics, and the link between mission, organizational strategy, and development programs. He lives outside of Chicago in Duneland Beach, Indiana, with his most important team of constituents: His wife Jeanie and four wonderful children. He is committed to fairness and justice in all of their forms, and sees the effort to arrest Joseph Kony as crucial to establishing a world in which we are all free to make tangible our best selves. He was elected as an independent voting member of Invisible Children’s Board of Directors in 2012.
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    Scot Wolfe
    Board Member
    Scot Wolfe is the Founding Chairman of Invisible Children. Scot is the Founder and President of Progressive Copier Systems in San Diego; a 28 year old family-owned business. He also works with another nonprofit called Chelsea's Light, dedicated to a 19-year-old girl who was murdered in San Diego a few years ago, and has worked to pass Chelsea's Law in California. Scot, his wife, and their four children have supported Invisible Children from its inception and traveled to Uganda multiple times. He has been an independent voting member of Invisible Children’s Board of Directors since 2005.