Board of Directors

Chris Lombardi

Chris' lifelong anti-war activism has included five years on the staff of the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors (CCCO) in San Francisco.

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The Rev. Chris J. Antal, DMin, Unitarian Universalist

As a US citizen, son of a Veteran of the US war in Vietnam, Veteran of the US war in Afghanistan, and professional religious leader, I have wrestled with the matters of conscience and war most of my life. Although I refused to register for Selective Service for...

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Jarrod Grammel

Jarrod Grammel is an Air Force veteran and conscientious objector living in a suburb of Washington, D.C. While in the military, he worked as chief editor of the base website and newspaper and shortly as the studio photographer. In March 2015, he was granted a...

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Nolan L. Fontaine

Nolan L. Fontaine was born in Chester, PA and is an Army conscientious objector (CO); his shift in conscience came after being deployed to Louisiana for both Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita in 2005. Nolan holds a bachelor's degree from Penn State University...

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Don Zientara, Inner Ear Studios

Don grew up in Rochester, NY. He studied art at Syracuse University, earning a BFA in 1970. Don attended graduate school at West Virginia University, majoring in painting and printmaking, and studied paper construction and restoration. In 1971, Don was drafted into...

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Ellen Barfield, War Resisters League / Veterans For Peace

Ellen Barfield is active with Veterans For Peace, War Resisters League, National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance, School of the Americas Watch, the Plowshares movement, and others. She has been a nonviolent activist for nearly 30 years, after leaving the US Army...

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Janine Schwab

Janine Schwab is a Goal Analyst for Peace and Conflict Resolution with American Friends Service Committee in Philadelphia, PA. Janine has   professional experience advocating around issues related to the draft, peace education, military recruitment and the...

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Dan Cole, CCW Board Chair; Fellowship of Reconciliation

A Christian pacifist/conscientious objector during his sophomore year of high school in upstate New York, Dan Cole registered as a CO under 1AO status in 1972. Dan later became active in FOR and Amnesty International while attending graduate school and living in...

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George Clifford, Advisory Member

George is an Episcopal priest in the Diocese of North Carolina and a retired U.S. Navy Captain (Chaplain Corps). Among his activities while on active duty were teaching the philosophy of religion at the Naval Academy, ethics at the Naval Postgraduate School,...

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