The Team

Kay Chopard

Executive Director

Kay Chopard is the newly appointed Executive Director of the Kantara Initiative, a non-profit corporation. She is the former President and CEO of Chopard Consulting based in the Washington, DC metro area and is the founder of the Women’s Leadership Institute. Kay has more than 30 years’ experience in executive leadership in government, non-profit, and business organisations, with leadership positions in several organisations including: Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG), National District Attorneys Association (NDAA), National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). She is an attorney and has served as a prosecutor and maintained a private practice. Ms. Chopard also serves on the Board of Directors of Women in Identity US and volunteers in the leadership of the Women in Identity UK. Find Kay on Twitter @KayChopardCohen and on LinkedIn.

Christopher Healy

Washington DC Ambassador

Chris is the Kantara Initiative Washington, DC Ambassador. Chris’ responsibility is to build awareness and broaden Kantara Initiative’s impact within the US Federal public sector.

Armin Kathrein

Senior IT Web Admin/maintenance

Armin is a Web/Application Developer working with a team on an application for iOS and Android for YWAM as well as freelance work. Armin was born in the Austria Alps and raised in the Netherlands. He is the father of three children and husband to his beloved wife. He has had a passion for everything technology since he was young.

Isabella Mendoza

Membership Administrator

Should you have any membership related questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.