The IIRP Board of Trustees are holders of the organizational trust and mission. Our trustees bring many different perspectives and experiences in fields such as law, higher education, faith, public education, private foundations, government relations, management and child welfare, which mirror the numerous arenas where restorative practices are being implemented.

President,
International Institute for Restorative Practices
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

Prior to becoming IIRP president, Dr. John Bailie directed the International Institute for Restorative...

Chair, Retired Human Resources Manager,
Pipersville, Pennsylvania, USA

Bill Ballantine worked for 35 years in Human Resources Management for two manufacturers and was responsible for...

Founder, Baltimore Curriculum Project;
Commissioner, Baltimore City School Board,
Maryland, USA

Dr. Muriel Berkeley is founder and former president of the Baltimore Curriculum Project, a...

Partner, Barnea & Co.
Tel Aviv, Israel

Zvi Gabbay is a partner at the Israeli law firm Barnea & Co. and a managing board member of KEDEM, Israel. He has extensive experience in the...

Vice Chair,
Pastor, Berean Chapel of Detroit,
Detroit, Michigan, USA

Henry McClendon, a lifelong resident of Detroit, Michigan, is pastor of Berean Chapel of Detroit and the Michigan Regional...

Secretary, Assistant Provost for Inclusion, Valparaiso University & Managing Partner for CIE (The Consortium for Inclusion & Equity), LLC, Essex Junction, Vermont and Valparaiso...

IIRP Europe Regional Representative,
Budapest, Hungary

Vidia Negrea is a clinical psychologist, restorative practitioner and trainer in Hungary and Eastern Europe, and a Regional Representative...

Executive Director,
The Strachan Foundation,
Santa Ana, Costa Rica

A. Miguel Tello has provided restorative practices training for schools and organizations in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala...

Founder,
Eigen Kracht Centrale,
Amsterdam Netherlands

Robert van Pagée is Director of the Dutch NGO Op Kleine Schaal, which is disseminating the Foster PRIDE child welfare model throughout...

Founder,
International Institute for Restorative Practices,
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

Before the IIRP, Ted Wachtel cofounded its model programs, Community Service Foundation and Buxmont...

Honorary Trustee,
Professor, Law Program, Research School of Social Sciences,
Australian National University

Dr. John Braithwaite is a renowned criminologist and leader in the restorative...