Samantha Peck supports Executive Director Donna McKay in administrative and organizational capacities, including documenting meetings and conferences, liaising with the Board and Advisory Council, coordinating schedules and travel, and maintaining PHR’s official files. She works closely with leadership across the organization to ensure the success of daily operations.
Prior to joining PHR, Peck worked with EcoPeace Middle East, a nonprofit organization that addresses regional tensions and violence in the Middle East with cross-border environmental collaboration. In this role, she helped to produce and run an educational peacemaking program that was implemented across Israeli public schools. Peck also supported the organization’s development efforts as its needs shifted amid renewed political obstacles. As a student, Peck was an intern for Teach For America, for whom she recruited future corps members to teach in low-income public schools. She has extensive volunteer experience teaching and mentoring children seeking asylum in the Upstate New York area.
Peck holds a BA from Colgate University in sociology and religious studies.