Delta Prize Board

A distinguished international selection board appointed by the University of Georgia president chooses the recipient of the Delta Prize for Global Understanding. The board is composed of intellectual, political and business leaders from many countries. Gary Bertsch and Betty Jean Craige, UGA faculty members and Co-Founders of the Prize, serve as Co-Directors of the Delta Prize program. Lloyd Winstead serves as the Managing Director.

Delta Prize Board members

Dr. Michael F. Adams
President, The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia
Mr. Richard H. Anderson
Chief Executive Officer
Delta Air Lines, Inc.  
Atlanta, Georgia
Dr. Gary Bertsch
Director, Center for International Trade and Security
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia
Dr. Betty Jean Craige
Director, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia
Ambassador Jayantha Dhanapala
Former Under-Secretary-General of the Department of Disarmament Affairs, United Nations
Former Ambassador from Sri Lanka to the United States
Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
Ambassador Kai Eide
Political Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Oslo, Norway
Ms. Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Johannesburg, South Africa
Dr. Charles B. Knapp
Distinguished Public Service Fellow, Professor of Economics,
President Emeritus
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia
Professor Ali Mazrui
Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities
Institute of Global Cultural Studies
State University of New York - Binghamton
Binghamton, New York
Sir Alister McIntyre
Chief Technical Advisor, Caribbean Regional Negotiating Machinery
Kingston, Jamaica W.I.
Ms. Pat Mitchell
President and CEO
The Paley Center for Media
New York, New York
Mr. Charles S. Sanford, Jr.
Retired Chairman of the Board and CEO, Bankers Trust Company
New York, New York
Ambassador Roland Timerbaev
President, Center for Political Studies in Russia
Moscow, Russia
Ms. Jane Wales
President and CEO , World Affairs Council of Northern California
San Francisco, California