OFFICERS

  • Carl Gershman

    President of the National Endowment for Democracy

    Carl Gershman is President of the National Endowment for Democracy, a private, congressionally...

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  • KENNETH WOLLACK (Chairman)

    Kenneth Wollack is co-chair of the Commission on Presidential Debates, which has sponsored the presidential...

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  • The Honorable Karen Bass (VICE CHAIRMAN)

    United States House of Representatives

    Congressmember Karen Bass was re-elected to her second term representing the newly drawn 37th Congressional...

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  • The Honorable Peter Roskam (VICE CHAIRMAN)

    Former Member of the United States House of Representatives

    The Honorable Peter Roskam, a native of Chicago, and former member of United States House of Representatives,...

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  • David E. Skaggs (VICE CHAIRMAN)

    Office of Congressional Ethics and Dentons US LLP

    David Skaggs holds positions as Co-Chair of the Board of the Office of Congressional Ethics and a Senior...

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  • Jayne M. Kurzman, Esq. (Treasurer)

    Davidson, Dawson & Clark, LLP

    Jayne M. Kurzman graduated from Vassar College magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, in 1968...

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  • Dr. Michele Dunne (Secretary)

    Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

    Michele Dunne is a Director of Carnegie’s Middle East Program, where her research...

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Board of Directors

  • ELLIOTT ABRAMS

    Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

    Elliott Abrams is senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign...

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  • Jessica Adelman

    Jessica Adelman is Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Global Communications at Mars. She is also...

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  • Anne Applebaum

    Institute of Global Affairs London School of Economics

    Anne Applebaum is a columnist for the Washington Post. She is a visiting professor at the London School...

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  • Stephen E. Biegun

    Stephen E. Biegun has more than three decades of international affairs experience in government and the...

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  • Ambassador Reuben Brigety

    Ambassador Reuben Brigety is the Vice Chancellor and President of the University of the South,...

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  • Roxanne Brown

    Roxanne Brown is the USW’s International Vice President at Large. Brown...

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  • MARLENE COLUCCI

    The Business Council

    Marlene Colucci is the Executive Director of The Business Council, an elite group...

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  • SCOTT CARPENTER

    DIRECTOR OF POLICY AND INTERNATIONAL ENGAGEMENT, JIGSAW

    Scott is Director of Policy and International Engagement at Jigsaw,...

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  • Kelley Currie

    Ambassador Currie served as U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues and the U.S. Representative...

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  • Ambassador Eileen Donahoe

    Global Digital Policy Incubator at Stanford University’s Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law

    Eileen Donahoe is Executive Director of the Global Digital Policy Incubator at Stanford University’s...

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  • Ambassador Daniel Fried

    Future Europe Initiative & Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center Atlantic Council

    In the course of his forty-year Foreign Service career, Ambassador Fried played a key role in designing...

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  • Barry Jackson

    Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP, The Lindsey Group LLC

    Barry Jackson served as Chief of Staff for Speaker Boehner from 2010 to June 2012. Jackson served as...

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  • Senator Tim Kaine (Honorary)

    United States Senate

    EARLY COMMITMENT TO PUBLIC SERVICE Tim grew up working in his father’s ironworking shop in Kansas...

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  • The Honorable Mel Martinez

    Southeast United States and Latin America at JPMorgan Chase

    Having arrived in the United States at the height of the Cold War from Cuba at age 15, Mel rose to...

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  • Dayton Ogden

    Succession Advisory Services

    Dayton Ogden is the global leader of Spencer Stuart’s CEO Succession...

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  • Minxin Pei

    Minxin Pei is the Tom and Margot Pritzker ‘72 Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College....

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  • Marc Plattner

    Marc F. Plattner is the founding coeditor of the Journal...

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  • Senator Ben Sasse (Honorary)

    United States Senate

    Ben Sasse is a United States Senator, representing the great state of Nebraska. He was elected in...

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  • Dr. Nadia Schadlow

    Hudson Institute

    Dr. Nadia Schadlow is a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute. She was most recently U.S. Deputy National...

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  • Liz Shuler

    Liz Shuler is the Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL-CIO,...

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  • Representative Elise Stefanik

    UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

    Congresswoman Elise Stefanik proudly represents New York's 21st District in the House of Representatives...

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  • Scott D. Taylor

    Scott Taylor is a Professor in the School of Foreign Service (SFS) at Georgetown University. In 2020,...

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  • Ambassador Rich Verma

    The Asia Group

    Ambassador Richard Verma is Executive Vice President of Global Public Policy at MasterCard. He previously...

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  • Ambassador Melanne Verveer

    Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

    Ambassador Verveer most recently served as the first US Ambassador for Global women’s...

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