The Carter Center added 19 members to its board of councilors, bringing the board’s total membership to 206.

The board is a leadership advisory group that promotes understanding of Atlanta-based The Carter Center.

The new councilors:

“The councilors creates an intimate link between The Carter Center, the city of Atlanta, and the state of Georgia by helping us to promote the work and mission of the Center in their communities,” said former President Jimmy Carter said.