Ms Harms comes to the German-American Heritage Foundation with over 14 years of experience of Associations and non-for-profit organizations. She was the founding CEO of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council a global organization that included members like Hilton, TUI, Melia, amongst its 160 members. Prior to that she managed the Sustainability Division of the United Nations. Ms Harms also served as Consul General and Deputy Chief of Mission to the White House of the Embassy of Costa Rica. She has ample experience in fundraising and membership management. A German-Costarrican, Ms. Harms has lived 17 years in Washington, DC and has two children.
As a native of Austria, Mrs. Yang joined the organization in 2011 as an Accountant and Administrative Assistant. With 20 years of experience in this field, she is responsible for managing all administrative functions in the day-to-day operations, maintaining the financial records, and handling Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable in Quickbooks.