What is the Global Health Security Agenda Consortium?

The Global Health Security Agenda Consortium is a voluntary and open collective of nongovernmental entities who are dedicated to promote values of collaboration, excellence, innovation, and commitment in implementing the Global Health Security Agenda and promoting the adherence of the International Health Regulations (IHRs) and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Performance of Veterinary Services (PVS) Pathways, the Alliance for Country Assessments for Global Health Security and IHR Implementation, and the Biological Weapons Convention and United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540.

What Do We Do?

Support the GHSA

As members, we support the Global Health Security Agenda, through participation in and leadership of Action Packages and Tasks Forces focused on key global health issues.


Provide resources and support

The GHSAC community has deep expertise in global health and health security. We maintain a library of publicly available resources on our website from our members. Additionally, our community is an excellent source of support and information for GHSA partners.


Coordinate Events

We are a dynamic organization with many member events, which provide opportunities for engagement and learning.


GHSAC Board of Directors

The GHSA Consortium is governed by a Board of Directors.

Chair | Jennyfer Ambe

Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security, and Conflict Transformation (WCAPS)

Deputy Chair | Annick Sidibe


Communications Coordinator | Julie Fischer

CRDF Global

Membership Coordinator | Maleeka Glover

Treasurer | Sherrie Staley


Board Member at Large   | Samantha Dittrich

Merrick & Company

Board Member at Large | Falgunee Parekh



The GHSA Consortium has an international membership that includes academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, and private industry from a variety of sectors, including public health and medicine, animal health and veterinary medicine, one health, health security, science and technology, policy, education and workforce development, and defense. Member profiles are listed in our member directory.

The GHSAC also maintains an Executive Steering Committee from within its membership to help steer the direction of the consortium. The Committee includes the most active members of GHSAC, and can be found by using the Steering Committee tag in our member directory.