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The ACA Advisory Committee serves to review and evaluate the ACA's progress, it's work and initiatives, and advise on policies that will grow the organization.  Advisory Committee members are individuals that have established themselves as thought leaders and professionals in areas related to issues concerning the overseas American community and stand out for their contribution to the international community. 

Meet our team!

 

Brian Dunhill

Brian Dunhill is a financial planner for American expatriates at Dunhill Financial and the Chief Investment Officer for OmniWealth.eu. Brian has worked in Finance since 2003. Past positions have led him to work in many capacities for prestigious firms on Wall Street including UBS, Lehman Brothers, and A.G. Edwards. Brian received his Bachelor of Science in Finance with an International Business Background at the University of Central Florida and his Masters In Business Administration from the Masagung School at the University of San Francisco. He has also received the Accredited Asset Management Certification from the College for Financial Planning. Brian currently lives in Brussels and is the former president of the American Club of Brussels and sits on the board of the Sharkey Foundation. 

 

Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat

Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat — Co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Susan heads the nonpartisan, nonprofit U.S. Vote Foundation (US Vote) and its Overseas Vote initiative. The primary work of the foundation is in the arena of civic tech/software development, election data, and voter information and services – all with the aim of supporting civic engagement and voting for millions of U.S. citizens around the world. 

Susan received a Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz and certifications in organizational development, large-scale project management and marketing from the University of California, Berkeley. She was honored as a Google Fellow at the Personal Democracy Forum 2009 in Barcelona and participated in the HP Women’s Innovation Council from 2014-2016. She is an active member of the Election Verification Network. A native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Susan and her family reside in Munich, Germany. 

 

Stacy Hilliard Cork

Stacy is a native Houston, Texas and is currently based in the UK, where she is the founder of Taysha Consulting, a consultancy specializing in international development. Stacy’s work has taken her across the African continent and central Asia where she has worked with governments, leaders, NGOs, community organizations and individuals to create social change. She specializes in behavior change communications and has worked on a number of issues including human rights, public health, reintegration of ex-combatants, reduction of child marriage, private sector development and post-conflict reconciliation.Stacy is driven to serve and has been an active volunteer over the years working on social action projects in Rwanda, volunteering within the American community in London and local charities. Stacy regularly appears in the international media as a US political analyst, often explaining the system to foreign audiences. Stacy holds a Masters of Art in International Relations from the University of Westminster in London, UK and a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Houston, where she studied Marketing and French and studied abroad in Bourges, France.

 

Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels

Dr. Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels is Academic Director of the University of Kent at Brussels/ Brussels School of International Studies, as well as directing the MA in International Migration. She received her PhD in Government and her MA in German and European Studies from Georgetown University and her AB from Harvard University. She was Visiting Scholar at Harvard University's Center for European Studies 2012-13 and Visiting Professor at the University of Vienna, in the Research Group Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion, in Autumn 2009. Publications include Migrants or Expatriates? Americans in Europe (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2014), “‘The distance between us’: a comparative examination of the technical, spatial and temporal dimensions of the transnational social relationships of highly skilled migrants” (with Louise Ryan and Jon Mulholland) in Global Networks and (with Jon Mulholland and Louise Ryan) “ ‘Gotta go visit family’: Reconsidering the relationship between tourism and transnationalism” Population, Space and Place 2015.‚Äč