The Board of Directors is CASIN’s governing body and is comprised of several committees that oversee CASIN’s administrative and programmatic activities. A number of former Board members continue to advise the organization in an honorary capacity. CASIN members with a strong history of involvement in the organization are encouraged to apply to join the Board of Directors,
Elizabeth Morlock, Chair of the Publications Committee, Delegations Committee
Elizabeth Morlock is a liaison to the United Nations, with a focus on international law and human rights advocacy, and an intercultural training consultant for Brookfield Global Relocation Services, with current focus on the country of Ecuador. She also serves on the Steering Committee of the American NGO Coalition for the International Criminal Court (AMICC), as the CASIN representative. Prior to joining the Board of Directors of CASIN, she served the organization both on the editorial staff of Eyes on the ICC and as a young professional delegate representing CASIN at the UN during the Commission on the Status of Women. Elizabeth Morlock earned a Master of Science in Global Affairs from New York University-Center for Global Affairs, focusing her studies on modern international relations theory and global policy development via multilateral institutions. Her thesis was a client-oriented project focused on international business ethics and cultural/human rights, in which she designed a development model (Anthro-Tourism Impact Assessment- ATIA) to assess the capacity for socially responsible execution of sustainable development in the anthrotourism sector.
Jennifer MacNeil, Member-at-Large
Jennifer MacNeill has been a member of the CASIN board since early 2015. She is currently a first year student in the Tulane University School of Social Work’s Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy Masters program (DRLA). Previously she earned a Bachelors of Arts in Social Sciences in 2012 from Tulane University, followed by a Masters of Science from New York University in Global Affairs/Human Rights and International Law in 2014. She has volunteered in a humanitarian capacity or conducted research in more than ten countries around the world, including India, Rwanda, Malawi, Brazil, Guinea, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and others. Her most recent internship experiences include the United Nations, the International Center for Transitional Justice, the International Rescue Committee and the Post Conflict Research Center in Sarajevo. She is currently a volunteer Disaster Responder with the American Red Cross. Her focus area of academic research has included evaluating reparations accessibility for survivors of sexual violence in conflict (SVC) in Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as other transitional justice mechanisms in post conflict societies. She most recently participated in the Harvard Program for Refugee Trauma- a certificate in Global Mental Health: Trauma and Recovery and is fascinated with the importance and intersections of mental health, law, and justice, especially in post conflict zones or when working with refugees. While in the Tulane DRLA program, she will also be a participant in the Tulane University Graduate Community Engagement Fellowship Program at the Center for Public Service. For her career path, she aims to find a place at an intersection between law, institution/program assessment and direct humanitarian assistance, helping to facilitate more ethical and efficient operations on the ground.
Oanh-Nhi Nguyen, Development and Outreach Committee
Oanh-Nhi Nguyen is an Associate at The Raben Group, a progressive public policy lobbying, consulting, and public affairs firm. She is currently working on NoVo Foundation’s Move to End Violence Initiative to end violence against women and girls in the United States. She is passionate about violence prevention, anti-trafficking, and youth development. Oanh-Nhi has interned at the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, the United Nations Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, AEquitas, and the U.S. Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute. In 2012, Oanh-Nhi founded a youth violence prevention program for 120+ participants in Pennsylvania. She graduated from Dickinson College with a double major in International Studies and Policy Management. Oanh-Nhi was selected as a 2013 semi-finalist for the Peace First Prize, a Nobel for young people.
Donald MacNab is an honors graduate of The Center for Global Affairs at New York University, and a former financial industry professional. Mr. MacNab focused his research on developmental economics, and completed a thesis that studied emerging market monetary and fiscal policy within the European Union. Mr. MacNab has been active with the United Nations since 2010 when he attended a summer study program at the UN facility in Geneva Switzerland. His UN experience has been further augmented by his completion of UNITAR’s Public Debt Management course, and service as a media accreditation specialist for the opening of the 67th UN General Assembly and the 2015 UN Sustainable Energy for all Forum.
Mr. MacNab is also a member of the Bedminster Township Environmental Commission in New Jersey, as he has a great interest with regards to sustainable development and community service.