Board of Directors

INSSA’s Board of Directors reflects the importance of a network for and by NGO security professionals. All Board Members work for or have worked for or with humanitarian and development organizations. The Board consists of professionals from humanitarian organisations, the corporate sector and independent security networks. All Board Members are voluntary members, who donate their time, commitment and passion for INSSA's mission to unite and professionalize NGO safety and security risk management.

Board Officers & Directors


Javeria Malik, Chair, South Africa/Pakistan

Jim LeBlanc,Vice Chair, Canada/ United States

Geoff Hughes,Secretary, United States

Amaury T. Cooper,Treasurer, United States/France

Joe Gleason, Member, United States

Rafael Khusnutdinov, Member, United States

Armstrong Maina, Member, Kenya 

Julia Pataki, Member, Romania

Franco Sanchez, Member, Vietnam

Norman D. Sheehan, Member, Ireland/United States

Alexandre Carle, Member, France



Dominic Crowley, Chair Emeritus, Ireland

Advisory Council Members


Rick Morris, Chair, United States

Shelby Scarbrough, Co Chair, United States

Shaun Bickley, United Kingdom

Dr. Alexander Hasenstab, Germany

Michael O'Neill, United States

Maryam A. Hussain, Australia

Tammy Emuron, United States

Trevor Hughes, United States

Pat Meddleton

John Burrows, United States

Mike Tomkins, New Zealand

Ryan Kelly, United States

Chris Mayer, United States

Mel Smith, United States

Erik Landemalm, United States