BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation’ Board of Directors is composed of 17 dedicated individuals from various walks of life. They actively participate in NAPF’s many events, and are responsible for the organization’s governance. We are proud that 100% of our Board members are also financial contributors to the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.
Frank Bognar, Chair
Frank Bognar, D.P.A., is retired regional director of Catholic Charities.
Robert B. Laney, Vice Chair
Robert B. Laney, J.D., is an attorney and financial advisor.
Sherry Melchiorre, Secretary
Sherry Melchiorre, Ph.D., is a retired clinical psychologist.
Richard Appelbaum, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at University of California, Santa Barbara.
Diandra M. Douglas
Diandra M. Douglas is an independent producer of award-winning documentary films.
Richard Falk, Senior Vice President
Richard Falk, J.S.D., is Professor Emeritus of International Law and Practice at Princeton University and is currently Professor of Global Law at Queen Mary University in London.
Chuck Genuardi is an entrepreneur in the natural food industry.
Lisa Gosdschan is a long-time community educator and activist.
Jamal Hamdani is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Moseley Associates.
Jimmy H. Hara
Jimmy H. Hara, M.D., is a Professor of Clinical Family Medicine at the UCLA School of Medicine.
Perie Longo is a therapist and former Poet Laureate of Santa Barbara, California.
David Krieger, President Emeritus
David Krieger, J.D., Ph.D., is a leader in the global effort to abolish nuclear weapons. He is a co-founder of NAPF and served as its President from 1982-2019.
Lawrence Markworth is a retired corporate librarian.
Elena I. Nicklasson
Elena I. Nicklasson is a fundraising professional.
Rick Wayman, President & CEO
Rick Wayman is President and CEO of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. He also serves as an ex officio member of the Board of Directors. Read Rick’s bio.
Geof Whittaker is retired after serving many years as development director of Catholic Charities in Santa Barbara, CA.