Staff : Center on Conscience & War
Maria Santelli, Executive Director
Originally from the east coast, Maria came to CCW from the high desert of north-central New Mexico where she worked for disarmament and accountability of the two nuclear weapons laboratories in that state.
Bill Galvin, Counseling Director
Bill Galvin is a Vietnam era conscientious objector. He has been working to support conscientious objectors since the early 1970’s.
Board of Directors : Center on Conscience & War
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...
"My days as an anti-war activist began in 1969 while a college student. It was a little more complicated to become a CO in those days."
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...
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...
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...
Washington, D.C. native Ethan Foote is a musician, composer, and former CCW intern and GI Rights Hotline counselor.
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...
Fritz Gutwein, CCW Treasurer / Secretary; Presbyterian Peace Fellowship
I am a seasoned non-profit development professional with expertise designing and implementing strategic fundraising initiatives to increase donor bases. I...
Jordan Blevins, Church of the Brethren, Advisory Member
Jordan Blevins is outgoing Advocacy Officer and Ecumenical Peace Coordinator for the Church of the Brethren and National Council of Churches, U.S.A (NCC)....
Chris' lifelong anti-war activism has included five years on the staff of the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors (CCCO) in San Francisco.
Camilo Mejia, Advisory Member
Camilo Mejia is an Army conscientious objector (CO) and was the first soldier to refuse to return to the war in Iraq. He is the former chair of the board...