Lisa Haugaard, Executive Director
Lisa, the executive director of the Latin America Working Group, has spearheaded advocacy on human rights and peace issues in Latin America for two decades. She directs advocacy on Colombia, Central America, development and military aid and policy and coordinates coalition campaigns with U.S. and Latin American partners. Lisa has testified multiple times before the U.S. Congress and produced reports, memos, and blogs on human rights topics. She has participated in international human rights verification missions in Colombia, Mexico and Central America, including on extrajudicial executions, human rights defenders, migrant rights, and electoral observation.
Mavis Anderson, Senior Associate
Since 1997, Mavis has covered U.S. policy toward Cuba, cultivating congressional, organizational and
Jennifer Johnson, Senior Associate
Emily Chow, Senior Program Associate
Omar Antonio Martinez, Program Associate
Emma Buckhout, Program Assistant