US Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board: Mark H Tuohey, Vice Chairman: David Kronn, President: Cormac K H O'Malley, Treasurer: Kevin Kent, Secretary: David Kronn, Board members: James F Fitzpatrick, Brendan McDonagh, Stephen K Urice

Mark H. Tuohey

Partner at Brown Rudnick LLP and former federal prosecutor in Washington, DC, Mark has served as a special prosecutor appointed by the government to conduct investigations into public policy issues. He currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of Fordham University. He is also Chair of the Cooperation Ireland US Board of Directors.

David Kronn

Born in Dublin and studied medicine at Trinity College Dublin. David has worked at Westchester Medical Center where he is Section Chief of Medical Genetics and Director of the Inherited Metabolic Disease Center. He is also an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at New York Medical College.He is also a patron at the International Center for Photography.

Cormac K H O’Malley

Born in Ireland, Wall Street international legal practice (1971 – 1981), in house international corporate counsel (1981 – 1999), currentl;y international consultant based in New York;has been active in Irish related non-profits for many years

James F Fitzpatrick

Jim Fitzpatrick has been a senior partner in the Washington law firm of Arnold & Porter since 1967. He has served as a Visiting Member of the Law Faculty at Trinity College Dublin and currently is teaching at the Georgetown Law School in Washington. Jim has served on the Board of the Phillips Collection in Washington and SITE Santa Fe in New Mexico.

Kevin Dooley Kent, ESQ

Kevin is a partner with law firm Conrad O’Brien PC and is also an Irish solicitor. He practices domestic and international commercial litigation, as well as white collar criminal defense/internal investigations. Kevin is a graduate of Boston College and Vanderbilt Law School.

Thomas T Bryant

Michael McCarthy


The mission of American Friends of the Arts in Ireland (AFAI) is to aid in the exhibition and performance of artforms by supporting specific projects of national and other significant cultural organizations in Ireland. AFAI will support the exchange of exhibitions and performances in the arts in general including visual arts, music, theater, cultural history and other arts fields