Tim Welsh, current Board Member and Treasurer of the Global Solidarity Fund (GSF), was elected to serve as Board Chair for a one-year term effective October 23, 2023, through December 31, 2024. He serves as Vice Chair, Consumer and Business Banking at U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest bank in the U.S.
Kerry Medek was elected to serve as Treasurer for a one-year term effective October 23, 2023, through December 31, 2024. She is Managing Director, Global and Local Domains at the GHR Foundation.
Joanne Driels was reappointed to a second, three-year term as Board Member, effective January 1, 2024, through December 31, 2026. She was also reelected to serve as Secretary for a one-year term, effective January 1, 2024, through December 31, 2024. Joanne is an Advisor to the Managing Director of Global Policy and Advocacy at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Susan M. Huber completed her term as Chair of the Board of Directors of GSF and will remain a Board Member. A founding member of GSF, Huber has served as a Board Member and Treasurer of the Board of Directors since its inception in 2018. She is President of Ascension Global Mission, and Senior Vice President of Ascension, a U.S. faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care.
The Global Solidarity Fund is grateful to its past and incoming officers and board members, staff, partners, and donors for their steadfast commitment to our vision of a world where everyone has access to social and economic opportunity and a healthy life, and where human dignity is fully respected.