We are honored to have on our Board of Trustees a diversified group of outstanding people both in the US and Turkey who support the objectives of the American Turkish Friendship Council.

OFFICERS

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Chairman
Doğan Eroğlu, PhD, Associate Director for Communication Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta

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PRESIDENT
Akgun Seckiner is Co-Owner and CEO of BOCCHI - SaniKey Group

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VP - Turkey
Yasmina Lokmanoğlu has worked, and led the Mersin division of the ATFC Breast Cancer Project

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Secretary
Oya Buyan is General Manager of EAE USA

 

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Treasurer
Atinc Sonmezer is CEO of Meda Import & Export LLC, Atlanta, Georgia

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Chair of  Education Committee
Nevin Erturk is Supervisor at Ford Motor Company.

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Chair of Culture Committee
Guliz Kavuncuoglu is Co-Founder, The Green Room Collective

EMERITUS

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Chairman Emeritus
The Honorable Mona Diamond Sunshine, Turkish Honorary Consul General for Georgia, Atlanta

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President Emeritus
Ahmet C. Bozer served as an Executive Vice President of The Coca-Cola Company until his retirement in March 2016 serving as the President of Coca-Cola International since January 1, 2013.

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President Emeritus
Esat Sezer served as SVP & CIO of Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. and Corporate VP & CIO of Whirlpool Co. Founder and Chairman of Ritmus AS.

The American Turkish Friendship Council's is a Non-profit, social organization and mission is to promote education, trade and cultural understanding between the United States of America and the Republic of Turkey.