On June 5, 2019 Ella Studer, Member of the AUAF Board of Trustees and Senior Vice President for KBR, was honored by the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) with the ISOA Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to stability operations across the globe.
Ella is a senior leader with over 30 years of public and private sector experience in global stability operations management, strategy formation, and business development. In these roles, she has been responsible for organizations with multiple offices worldwide managing thousands of employees.
Fellow honorees included: Bill Flavin, former Assistant Director of the US Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute; Nick Sabruno, Director of the Diplomatic Security Service’s Office of Overseas Protective Operations, and Tom Callahan, former Chairman of the ISOA Board of Directors and former Director for Global Security Policy at Lockheed Martin. Robert Faucher, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations, provided remarks and commended the honorees for their contributions to peace and stability.