William Reese "has served as the President and Chief Executive Office of the Baltimore-based International Youth Foundation (IYF) since January 2005. Previously, he had served as the Chief Operating Office of IYF, managing its operations and programs, which support positive youth development in 68 countries. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Woodrow Wilson National Fellow lecturing on Latin American affairs and development issues. Prior to his work with IYF, Mr. Reese served as President and CEO of Partners of the Americas for 17 years, and also spent 10 years with Peace Corps. In the past, Mr. Reese has served as Chairman of the Board of InterAction and continues on its board today. He also sits on the Boards of Amigos de las Américas, the Basic Education Coalition, Women's Edge Coalition, and Episcopal Relief and Development. Previously, he has served on the Boards of the Independent Sector, Eureka Communities, Coalition for American Leadership Abroad (COLEAD), the International Development Conference, the Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange, the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), Fundación para la Educación Superior/USA, ChildHope International, and the Friends of the Art Museum of the Americas (OAS). He was Vice Chair of the Debt for Development Coalition and Finance for Development, Inc." 
- "Biography", USAID, Accessed December 2006.
Resources and articles
- Directors, Alcatel-Lucent Foundation, accessed June 16, 2010.