Board and Staff

The U.S.- Norway Fulbright Foundation for Educational Exchange is a bi-national foundation with a Board of Directors composed of four American and four Norwegian members. A staff of five oversees the day-to-day work of the Foundation.

Current Board Members 

Norwegians:

Honorary Chair:
The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs

Board Members:

Karen Nossum Bie (Chair)
Formerly Deputy Director General (retired)
Norwegian  Ministry of Education & Research

Andreas Føllesdal
Professor
University of Oslo

Dag Kavlie
Special Adviser 
Research Council of Norway

Yngvild Wasteson 
Professor
Norwegian University of Life Sciences- 
Norwegian School of Veterinary Science 

Americans:

Honorary Chair
The U.S. Ambassador to Norway        

Board Members:

Doris Jorde
Professor
University of Oslo

Eric Mandeville
Managing Consultant
Capgemini Nordic AS

Katherine Reimondez
Consular Chief
U.S. Embassy

Luke Schtele
Acting Public Affairs Officer
U.S. Embassy

Staff:

Petter Næss, Executive Director
Rena Levin, Program Officer
Kevin McGuiness, Financial Officer
Cathrine Schrumpf Nordahl, Senior Program Officer