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The leadership of The Family International is headed by:

- spiritual leader of The Family International - American - legally changed her name to Katherine Rianna Smith, 4-Nov-1997 - Aliases: Maria, Mama, Maria Fontaine, Maria David, Maria Berg, or Queen Maria

- head-leader of The Family International - American - legally changed his name to Christopher Smith - Aliases: Peter Amsterdam or King Peter

- senior leader under Karen Zerby and Steven Kelly (less officially Grant Montgomery) - American - legally changed his name from Samuel Charles Perfilio, 29-Sep-1993 - Aliases: Matthew or John PI Under them, management is divided into World Services, Creations, and Family Care Foundation (see fronts. The following is a sample of The Family International's current and former leadership or high-profile members (note: Many of them have legally changed their names and have adopted either "Brown" or "Smith" as their surnames):

Regional Offices

The Family International divides regional management into zones that have changed very rarely and typically in very small ways over its history. They are:

  • ASCRO (Asian Central Reporting Office): Southeast Asia and Indian Subcontinent; administered in Bangkok, Thailand
  • EURCRO (European Central Reporting Office): Europe, Africa, most of Russia; administered near Zurich, Switzerland by:
    • Lisa (Norwegian)
    • Philip or Zadock Lloyd (American)
  • NACRO (North American Central Reporting Office): United States, Canada, Mexico, Carribean and some countries of Central America; administered in Dallas, TX by:
    • Gayle Kelly (American)
    • Thomas Hack (American)
    • David Forsberg
  • PACRO (Pacific Area Central Reporting Office): Japan, China, Korea, Australia, Far East Russia and other countries of the Pacific; administered in Tokyo, Japan and Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Also known as FENRO (Far East National Reporting Office) when it was located in Hong Kong prior to the 1990s
  • SACRO (South American Central Reporting Office): South America; administered in Santiago, Chile
    • Juan Rosas (Peruvian)

Each region is managed by a team of Continental Officers (COs), each team typically having five to seven members. The management structures beneath the CO team are more variable and their members are changed frequently.

Former leaders

- former leader and nanny of Davidito - American - Aliases: Prisca Kelley or Sara Davidito

  • Alfred Strickland Kelley

- former leader - American - Aliases: Alf or Ready

  • Victor Landivar Trigoso

- former leader and current member in Russia - Peruvian - Aliases: Francis or Peruvian Manuel

  • Arnold Dietrich

- not a member for many years, former leader and son-in-law of David Berg - American - Aliases: Arny or Big Josh

  • Angela Marilyn Smith

- deceased (Jan-2005); part of Karen Zerby's staff for over 30 years, former FCF director, and former director of a retirement home run by Zerby's parents in Arizona - American - legally changed her name from Susan Joy Kauten, 14-May-1993 - Aliases: Ceder, Joy, Trust, Hope, or Sue