Benjamin Homan

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Benjamin Homan "has served as Food for the Hungry's president and chief executive officer since March 2001. Prior to joining Food for the Hungry, Homan was vice president at Covenant Theological Seminary and the Francis Schaeffer Institute in St Louis where he led teams in long-range planning and communications. His previous work in education has included teaching roles at the University of Nebraska, Chaffey College, the University of California-Irvine and Biola University. His graduate study at the University of Nebraska focused on Organizational Communication, with later studies in International Affairs at Washington University. Mr. Homan also studied in the People's Republic of China during its early implementation of economic reforms and has served on the Board of Directors of and advised various entrepreneurial ventures in China, including a human resource and training company based in Beijing. He has served as a trainer and board member for the Association of Theological Schools of the United States and Canada and now serves as the President of AERDO, the Association of Evangelical Relief and Development Organizations." [1]

"On June 20, 2006, Benjamin Homan, was appointed by President Bush to the "Helping to Enhance the Livelihood of People (HELP) Around the Globe Commission." As challenged by Congressman Frank Wolf, the original sponsor of the HELP Commission legislation, the Commission will think boldly and openly as it seeks to define ways to make foreign assistance more effective for the taxpayers and the recipients." [2]

"Since January 2005, Ben Homan has served as the President of the Association of Evangelical Relief and Development Organizations (AERDO), a network that serves relief organizations and assists in creating partnerships." [3]

Chair of USAID's Advisory Committee On Voluntary Foreign Aid. ("In August 2005, Andrew Natsios, Administrator for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), appointed Ben Homan as Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid (ACVFA).")[4]

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