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.

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...

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

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

Executive Director, Asociación para el Liderazgo en Guatemala, Antigua, Guatemala

Flor García Mencos is a clinical psychologist who supports the professional and personal growth of...

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...

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

IIRP Europe Regional Representative, Budapest, Hungary

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

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...

Executive Director, Shalem Mental Health Network, Ontario, Canada

Mark Vander Vennen, M.A., M.Ed, R.S.W., is a marriage and family therapist and registered social worker who serves as...

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

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

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

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