About Us:

The Nobel Peace Laureate Project is a grass roots organization in Eugene, Oregon created to promote peace by honoring and inspiring peacemakers. The group is composed of educators, political activists, and concerned citizens who want to work for world peace.

The Nobel Peace Laureate Project is a 501-C(3) public corporation and a qualifying non-profit partner of the Oregon Cultural Trust.

Honorary Co-Chairs

Claes Nobel - - Senior member of the Swedish Nobel Family, is a renowned champion of environmental stewardship, earth ethics, and youth leadership. Mr. Nobel is head of United Earth, and Founder & Chairman of the National Society of High School Scholars. He advises spiritual, political, and economic leaders on preserving the earth and preserving peace, as well as working to help instill these ideals in youth through education and example.
Ruth Bascom - ( In memoriam )
Jim Torrey


Jerry Ragan, President
Sheila Sundahl, Vice President
Patricia Anderson, Secretary
Ann Acker, Treasurer
John Attig
Jean Carley
Gordon Nagai
Marilyn Warner
Clair Wiles

Advisory Board

Dan Bryant
Ib Hamide
David Hazen
Tana Mason
Bill McConochie
Dr. Lura Pierce
Donna Reitz
Jean Tate
Michael Whitenack

Development Director & Consultant

Roger Durant

*If you would like to contact any member of the Board of Directors or Advisory Board, please email us: info@nobelpeacelaureates.org