Management Team

Charles A. Haskins - Senior Project Advisor

Charles Haskins works with the executive team of The Global Institute for Religious and Cultural Diplomacy (GIRCD) evaluating organizational projects and initiatives and providing recommendations from a marketing, logistical and financial perspective. Mr. Haskins served as Finance Director for the 2008 and 2009 American-Chinese Multi-Faith Religious Exchanges with responsibility for coordinating financial funding efforts. These Exchanges provided increased bi-lateral understanding regarding the role of religion in China and the United States, as well as explored, from a multi-faith perspective, the contributions offered by organized religion and the challenges to religious faith in modern society in both China and the United States.

Charles Haskins is also owner and founder of TAB Technology Solutions, Inc. in Raleigh, North Carolina, a sales and marketing firm that provides storage and retrieval solutions for both paper and electronic documents. In addition, he is currently a Senior Consultant for a large international document management company that specializes in developing custom solutions that enable clients to organize, access, and manage critical information. Mr. Haskins' particular expertise spans over thirty years with a client base that encompasses legal, financial, healthcare, insurance, education and government.

In 2010, Mr. Haskins co-authored an article in Baylor University’s Journal of Church and State entitled, “American-Chinese Multi-Faith Religious Exchanges: Sino-U.S. Multi-Faith Dialogues Build Bridges to Bi-lateral Understanding”. The article details the 2008 and 2009 Exchanges and also analyzes China’s current religious market economy.  

Mr. Haskins holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from East Carolina University.  He is also active in a number of professional business and civic organizations.

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Sandra S. Haskins - Consultant - Project Development & Execution

Sandra Haskins directs the design, development and delivery of mission critical projects for The Global Institute for Religious and Cultural Diplomacy (GIRCD).  She also leads short and long term strategic planning efforts and has traveled to China many times to participate in the development of key project deliverables.  Ms. Haskins began her foray in religious diplomacy efforts three years ago as the Project Director for both the 2008 and 2009 American-Chinese Multi-Faith Religious Exchanges, which preceded the formation of GIRCD.  The Exchanges brought together Chinese government, academic and religious leaders with their U.S. counterparts for dialogue in both China and the United States.

Sandra Haskins is also the President of Energy Commodities Analysis and Consulting, Inc., an energy consultancy established in 2004 in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Client spectrum encompasses Fortune 500 as well as non-profit organizations, with project focus centered on strategy development and implementation, and also including organizational restructuring and consolidation, software operations integration, and process improvement. 

In addition, Ms. Haskins’ career includes twenty-five years in the electric utility industry, with particular expertise negotiating coal, power, natural gas and emission allowance purchases, rail contract management, and the optimization of combustion turbine and combined cycle generation assets. Ms. Haskins was named by Rader Energy as one of “50 Key Women in Energy – Global” in the visionary category, stemming from her diverse career in the energy industry and for her leadership role in developing a forward-focused fossil fuels strategy.

Ms. Haskins has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.  In 2010, she co-authored an article for the Oxford University Press Journal of Church and State entitled "American-Chinese Multi-Faith Religious Exchanges:  Sino-U.S. Multi-Faith Dialogues Build Bridges to Bi-lateral Understanding", which offers insight into the similarities and differences of these two nations as it pertains to the Church-State relationship, human rights and religious freedom.     

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