ICT Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governing body of the International Campaign for Tibet. The Board oversees the financial and strategic planning of ICT. Board members are elected to two-year terms. A maximum of 21 people serve on the Board. The Board meets three times a year and has three working committees – the Policy, Finance and Governance committees.

ICT Advisory Board

An advisory body that helps guide ICT and is instrumental in furthering ICT’s programmatic work. Advisory Board members are nominated and elected by the Board of Directors to a two-year term. There is no limit on the number of Board of Advisory members.

  • Victor Chan, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Rinchen Dharlo, New York, NY, USA
  • Marvin Hamlisch, New York, NY, USA* (June 1944-August 2012)
  • Bette Bao Lord, New York, NY, USA
  • Nancy Nash, Hong Kong, China
  • Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Abdullah Ommidvar, Santiago, Chile
  • Ven. Gelek Rinpoche, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Dr. Orville Schell, New York, NY, USA
  • Prof. Robert Thurman, New York, NY, USA
  • Dr. Michael van Walt, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Harry Wu, Washington, DC, USA
  • Qiang Xiao, Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Adam Yauch, New York, NY, USA* (August 1964-May 2012)
  • Ven. Lama Zopa, Bodhgaya, India

International Council of Advisors

Members of the Council are outstanding leaders in their respective field and are committed to achieving a just and peaceful resolution in Tibet. Members are nominated and elected by the Board of Directors. There is no limit on the number of International Council of Advisors.

  • Mr. Harrison Ford
  • The Honorable Vaclav Havel* (October 1936-December 2011)
  • The Honorable Hideaki Kase
  • Ms. Kerry Kennedy
  • Bernard Kouchner
  • The Honorable Vytautas Landsbergis
  • Dr. Fang Lizhi* (February 1936 – April 2012)
  • Mrs. Mairead Maguire
  • The Honorable Adolfo Perez Esquivel
  • Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta
  • The Honorable Rabi Ray* (November 1926 – March 2017)
  • Professor Samdhong Rinpoche
  • Ajan Sulak Sivaraska
  • Tenzin N. Tethong
  • Bishop Desmond Tutu
  • Dr. Elie Wiesel* (September 1928-July 2016)

ICT Europe Board of Directors

ICT-Europe’s website »

  • Mr. Richard Gere, Honorary Chair
  • Prof. Dr. Jan Andersson, Vice Chairman
  • Jan Willem den Besten
  • Mr. Adam Koziel
  • Tempa Tsering
  • Christina Jansen

ICT Deutschland Board of Directors

ICT-Germany’s website »

  • Prof. Dr. Jan Andersson
  • Mr. Namri Dagyab
  • Mr. John Ackerly
  • Ms. Sabine Bömmer



Washington, DC

  • Matteo Mecacci, President
  • Bhuchung K. Tsering, Vice President
  • Brian Ahern, Donor Relations Manager
  • Tenzin Gyalpo, Outreach Associate
  • Tencho Gyatso, Director of Outreach
  • Jackie Hernandez, Development Coordinator
  • Lizzy Ludwig, Director of Development
  • John N., Advocacy Officer
  • Lesley Rich, Director of Special Programs
  • Morgan Riehl, Digital Content Manager
  • Rinchen Tashi, Deputy Director for Chinese Outreach
  • Ashwin Verghese, Communications Officer
  • Tenzin Norgay, Research Analyst

Amsterdam, Netherlands

ICT-Europe Website

  • Tsering Jampa, Executive Director
  • Christa Meindersma, Director Advocacy, Communication and Fundraising
  • Jorieke Bakker, Senior Operational Manager
  • Peter Sonderman, Database Administration Manager
  • Sharmila Jaipal, Marketing & Communication Officer
  • Elena Somers, Communication Officer
  • Inge Hoekstra, Fundraising & Online Marketing Officer

Berlin, Germany

ICT-Germany Website

  • Kai Müller, Executive Director
  • Markus Feiler, Director of Development and Communications
  • Erich Mayer, Finance and Organisation
  • Anne von der Ohe, Development Associate

Brussels, Belgium

  • Vincent Metten, EU Policy Director
  • Mélanie Blondelle, Policy and Advocacy Officer



Jobs & Internships

Executive Director Europe

The Board of ICT Europe has initiated a process for the identification, selection and appointment of a successor to the present Executive Director Mrs Tsering Jampa, who has led ICT Europe since its establishment in 1999 and will be retiring in the fall of 2021.
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Thank you for your interest in working with ICT. We appreciate your commitment to the Tibetan cause and our mission. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we are not accepting internship applications at this time. We look forward to the day when we will be able to again have interns in our offices.

Development Part-Time Internship

The International Campaign for Tibet seeks a part-time intern to work in ICT’s development department. The development department is tasked with generating the operating budget for the organization and does so through direct mail, major gifts, events and e-appeals.
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Advocacy/Communications Full-Time Internship

The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) is currently seeking interns to work in ICT’s advocacy/communications departments.
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Chinese Outreach Program Part-Time Internship

The International Campaign for Tibet works to promote human rights and democratic freedoms for the people of Tibet. The Chinese Outreach program was created to enhance the Chinese people’s knowledge and understanding of Tibet and to support freedom, democracy and human rights in China, Tibet, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
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Volunteer Opportunities

ICT is looking for energetic and enthusiastic volunteers to assist in project-based and administrative work in our Washington, DC, office, and volunteers are key to making ICT special events happen! Without people giving their time freely, ICT would function less effectively. If you would like to join the ICT volunteer team, please send an e-mail to info@savetibet.org. We will contact you to discuss the specific role and time-frame that works best.