Ben Homan


Food for the Hungry president and CEO Ben Homan was recently appointed chairman of the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid (ACVFA), a division of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Homan has served on the advisory committee since May of 2004 and currently also serves as president of the Association for Evangelical Relief and Development Organizations (AERDO). Through his work with Food for the Hungry, Homan has traveled to more than twenty-five nations, bringing emergency relief and development programs to those in need. Homan will chair his first ACVFA meeting October 19 in Washington, D.C. ACVFA was established after World War II in an effort to link U.S. government and private voluntary organizations together in providing humanitarian assistance and development work overseas. (ASSIST News Service)