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Board of Directors

Bruce Roth

Mr Roth is the founder of Daisy Alliance, a nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization that promotes peace and security through nonproliferation and disarmament of nuclear weapons and the rule of international law. He authored No Time To Kill, a holistic examination of the threat to civilization posed by weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Bruce has been a recurring guest on radio programs and gives presentations to various civic, academic, and religious groups on this topic.


Professor Gregory Hall

Dr. Hall currently serves as Associate Professor at he Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky. Prior to his appointment at UK, he served as Head of the Department of Political Science and Director of the International Studies Program at Morehouse College. Dr. Hill has held appointments at several institutions, including Lingnan University in Hong Kong and Izmir University of Economics in Izmir, Turkey, and he was a 1997 Fulbright Fellow in Kazan, Russia. Dr. Hall is the author of several articles and is co-editor of and contributor to the book, Eternal Colonialism (University Press of America, Inc., 2010). Other works also include "Authority, Ascendancy, and Supremacy: China, Russia, and the United States' Pursuit of Relevancy and Power," Routledge, 2014.

Executive Director

Dr. Robert Kennedy

Dr. Robert Kennedy is Professor Emeritus, Ivan Allen School at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Once a senior government official, Professor Kennedy is a recipient of the Joint Distinguished Civilian Service Award from the Chairman, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff and a Doctorate Honoris Cause from the Bulgarian National Defense College. He has lectured and published widely and has served as a consultant in the fields of international security and defense affairs. His most recent works include Of Knowledge and Power: the Complexities of National Intelligence (2008) and The Road to War: Congress' Historic Abdication of Responsibility (2010).

Professor Martin Hellman

Dr. Martin E. Hellman is Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. His effort to "Defuse the Nuclear Threat," (see includes applying quantitative risk analysis to a potential failure of nuclear deterrence. Dr. Hellman was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for co-inventing public key cryptography, a technology which secures literally trillions of dollars in financial transactions every day. His honors include election to the National Academy of Engineering, Fellow of the IEEE, Marconi International Fellow, the IEEE Hamming Medal, and being named one of only 23 Stanford Engineering Heroes thus far, an honor given to those who have had a profound effect on human, social and economic progress through engineering. 

Rabbi Michael Shevack

Rabbi Shevack currently serves as treasurer of the Patton Foundation, a humanitarian organization founded by the granddaughter of General Patton. He is the founder of Bucks County Free Synagogue in Bucks County, PA. Prior to his ordination, Rabbi Shevack was a Madison Avenue Creative Director. Rabbi Shevack combines his communication talents with his spiritual calling, dedicating himself to helping religious groups and worthy non-profit organizations create their identity and discover their voice. 

John O'Shea, MD, FAAP

Dr. O'Shea is the former Director of Ambulatory Pediatrics at Brown University, General Pediatrics at Emory University, and Pediatrics at the Meridian Medical Group in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a docent at the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Antiquities at Emory University and serves on the boards of The Atlanta Opera, the Center for the Visually Impaired, and Catholic Charities Atlanta

Chair, Executive Commitee

Jessica Guarneros

Jessica has been involved with the Daisy Alliance since 2013 and is passionate about engaging her peers to be leaders in the movement for nuclear disarmament. She recently received her Master's in Public Policy from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University and has a BS in International Affairs from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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