Andrew S. Natsios is vice president of World Vision U.S. and executive director of its technical arm, World Vision Relief and Development (WVRD). He oversees program development, evaluation, and resource acquisition from the U.S. government and private corporate donors for $145 million of relief and development programs in Third World countries and those affected by complex humanitarian emergencies. He is also responsible for World Vision relationships with the U.S. government and Inter- Action on public policy issues.
As assistant administrator for the Bureau of Food and Humanitarian Assistance from 1991 to 1993, Mr. Natsios managed government food aid programs, grants to private voluntary and cooperative development organizations, and U.S.-sponsored schools and hospitals abroad totaling $1.3 billion in fiscal year 1993. Previously, he directed the U.S. Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance and managed the U.S. government response to man-made and natural disasters outside of the United States. Both positions were within the U.S. Agency for International Development.
From 1975 to 1987, Mr. Natsios was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, serving the eighth Middle- sex district just west of Boston on many legislative committees. From 1980 to 1987, he was concurrently chairman of the Massachusetts Republican State Committee.