Skirma Anna Kondratas is co-founder and board chair of Community Action Lithuania. She received a bachelor’s degree in history from Harvard University and master’s degrees in history and business administration from Boston University and George Mason University respectively. She has been a social policy analyst at various research organizations, including the Heritage Foundation, Hudson Institute, and the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. She has served as Administrator of the Food and Nutrition Service at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and as Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. She has also served on the boards of various non-profit organizations dealing with social policy research, community development and other socioeconomic issues. In Lithuania, where she currently resides, she has served as an adviser on social policy to President Valdas Adamkus and Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius and has worked on various anti-poverty initiatives at government agencies and with several community and other non-profit organizations. Most recently, she served as vice-minister of social security and labor in the Government of Lithuania. She currently serves on the board of the Children’s Support Centre in Vilnius and is the current chair of the Lithuanian Anti-Poverty Network.
Rimga Viskanta is co-founder of Community Action Lithuania and currently serves as Executive Director. She has about 15 years experience working in the public sector including nonprofits and local city government. She received her master's degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California with an emphasis in public sector accounting and financial management. She graduated from the University of Virginia with an undergraduate degree in Environmental Sciences.