We are thrilled to welcome Burke Fishburn to the Global Seed Savers US Board of Directors.
Burke is the
Executive Director of the
Posner Center for International Development
, a Denver-based community of almost 200 organizations and individuals working across the spectrum of international development issues in over 100 countries. The Posner Center's mission is to convene, connect, and catalyze the international development community to collaborate for greater impact.
Global Seed Savers is a proud founding tenant of Posner and thrilled to have Burke's leadership and guidance extend to our Board.
Burke previously led Colorado-based global public health consulting firms, directed the World Health Organization's Tobacco Free Initiative in the Western Pacific Region, and served as a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Associate Director for Policy, Planning and Evaluation, as well as a Technical Officer in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia and Viet Nam. He is a former Navy Lieutenant, and graduate of the Georgetown University Master of Public Policy Program and Villanova University.