The Play for Peace leadership team—comprised of our executive director, board of directors, and team of advisors—ensures that the organization stays on mission and works diligently toward our vision.
Sarah Gough, MSW, is Play for Peace’s Director enjoying over 20 years field work with youth in diverse settings. Involved with Play for Peace since 2001, Sarah co-authored “Peacecircles” (2013) and has facilitated training and workshops in experiential peace education around the world. Through Sarah’s leadership Play for Peace has grown to include thousands of children, youth and adults in over 40 countries.
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Linda Hartman-Reehl, MSLOC
Dr. Mark Havens
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Rev. Dr. Karen McKinney
Associate Professor, Bethel University
Director, Youth Ministry Program
Co-founder & Master Trainer
Messenger of Peace and Founder of Walk for Peace
6th Grade Student
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Dr. Hema Pokharna
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