Raymond G. Chambers
The Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Malaria, United Nations
Mr. Chambers is a philanthropist and humanitarian who has directed most of his efforts towards children. He is the Founding Chairman of the Points of Light Institute and co-founded, with Colin Powell, America’s Promise Alliance. Mr. Chambers is the Co-Founder of the National Mentoring Partnership, Founding Chairman The Millennium Promise Alliance and Co-Founding Chairman Malaria No More.
Mr. Chambers is also the Founding Chairman of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. His board memberships include The National Mentoring Partnership, The Points of Light Institute, America’s Promise Alliance and Communities in Schools. He is the Chairman of Wesray Capital Corporation, which he co-founded with William E. Simon.
In February 2008, the Secretary-General of the United Nations appointed Mr. Chambers as the first Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Malaria and in December 2008 President Bush recognized Mr. Chambers with the Presidential Citizens Medal for his work helping children worldwide.