Roland L. Freeman is the founder and president of TGCD. Freeman is a Washington, DC-based freelance photographer, whose work has been published widely and exhibited throughout the world, often along with quilts and other artifacts from his extensive collection of work by African Americans. Freeman's life work has been dedicated to cultural documentation, preservation and exploration. He has received many awards and acknowledgments, and he continues to seek out opportunities to collaborate with others. No matter what role he plays (lecturer, curator, artist), his passion for his work and his insight and cross cultural and historical perspectives enhance the effort. Please visit the Roland L. Freeman section of our website to find out more about his life and accomplishments, and to view examples of his work.
Judith H. Katz, Ed.D, is Executive Vice President of The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc. (KJCG). Judith specializes in integrating culture change initiatives into business strategies of organizations, and is nationally known for her contributions to cross-cultural education, training and organizational development. In addition to serving on TGCD's Board, she is on the Board of Social Venture Network and a member of the Diversity Collegium, a think tank of renowned diversity professionals in the United States. Judith is widely published and quoted, and among the books she has authored are White Awareness: Handbook for Anti-Racism Training (University of Oklahoma Press, 1978) and, with Frederick A. Miller, The Inclusion Breakthrough: Unleashing the Real Power of Diversity (Berrett-Koehler, 2002).
David B. Levine brings over 35 years experience to the TGCD Board as a community development specialist, change agent, senior manager, international and organizational development consultant and trainer. He began his career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ethiopia, and has dedicated his life to projects that bridge cultures, empower individuals and groups, and create shared meaning across multiple stakeholders. His work has taken him throughout sub-Saharan Africa and to many locales in Asia, Latin America, North Africa, and to communities across the United States. He is co-developer of the Team Planning Methodology (TPM) and the Management Improvement Process (MIP), methodologies that achieve shared understanding, commitment and accomplishment in cross-cultural and potentially adversarial settings.