The HELP Commission
Helping to Enhance the Livelihood of People around the Globe (HELP) Commission
The HELP Commission was created by Congress to review US foreign assistance programs and to make recommendations on how to improve them.
The Commission met throughout 2006 and 2007 and issued its final report on December 7, 2007.
The HELP Commission Report on Foreign Assistance Reform (pdf)
June 2011 Status of Recommendations (pdf)
The HELP Commission's Mission, Founding Legislation and Mission Statement
Members of the HELP Commission were:
The Honorable Mary K. Bush, Chairman
|The Honorable Dr. Carol C. Adelman, Vice Chairman
Leo Hindery, Jr., Vice Chairman
|Steven K. Berry, Esq
|Jerome F. Climer
|The Honorable Jennifer Dunn
|Dr. Nicholas N. Eberstadt
|Glenn E. Estess, Sr.
|Alonzo L. Fulgham, Representative of the USAID Administrator
|Lynn C. Fritz
|Benjamin K. Homan
|The Honorable Walter H. Kansteiner III
|Thomas C. Kleine, Esq.
|William C. Lane
|C. Payne Lucas
|Dr. Martin L. LaVor
|The Honorable Robert H. Michel
|Eric G. Postel
|Dr. Jeffrey D. Sachs
|Gayle E. Smith
|David A. Williams