Chic brings an extensive background in nonprofit governance and global, nonprofit organization to the Future Symphony Institute. As the President and CEO of the Alliance for Peacebuilding, he has years of experience in the conflict resolution and peace-building community. He has also worked with National Peace Corps Association, Operation Respect, and the National Assembly of Local Arts Agencies (now, Americans for the Arts). He is a writer, lecturer, and consultant on nonprofit governance. He is also North American representative to the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict, board chair for the Coalition for American Leadership Abroad (COLEAD), and on the City Lit Project board in Baltimore. Chic serves on the advisory board for the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area. Moreover, he was named the Distinguished Alumnus in 2004 by the Oklahoma State University College of Arts and Sciences, received the International Platform Association’s Global Coalition Peace Award in 2001, and was inducted into the Worthington (Ohio) Schools of Fame in 2007.
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