Governance Structure

As a non-profit organization, the Sentinel Project has a governance structure in place to ensure transparency and accountability. This page explains the responsibilities of our co-executive directors, board of directors, and advisory board as well as our by-laws.


Executive Directors

On a day-to-day basis, the Sentinel Project is managed by Executive Director Christopher Tuckwood, who is responsible for all of the major functions of the organization such as research, technology development, fundraising, and outreach. The executive director reports to the board of directors and also has ex officio membership on the board which grants full rights as a director for the duration of his or her time in office.


Board of Directors

As a non-profit organization, the Sentinel Project is a overseen by a board of directors who guide policy and periodically review performance. The board has ultimate legal responsibility for the organization with the authority to hire staff, allocate funding, and make other significant decisions. Currently, the board consists of:

  • Christopher Tuckwood
  • Kjell Andersen
  • Irene Lee

As the board expands, other directors will be responsible for providing guidance in the following areas:

  • Fundraising (1)
  • Research (2)
  • Technology (1)
  • Non-Profit Sector (1)
  • Finance (1)
  • Public Relations & Marketing (1)
  • Government Liaison (1)
  • Outreach (1)



All of the basic procedures relating to the governance of the Sentinel Project are outlined in the by-laws, which can be found here.