Sam Berkman

Deputy Regional Director, Midwest

Sam joined J Street in 2011, previously serving as the Assistant Director of Government Affairs. Prior to this, Sam gained experience with both the Assistant Majority Leader of the Senate and the Senate Committee on Appropriations. He also served as a Team Leader in the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps, where he worked directly with FEMA and led a disaster response team in Tennessee in 2010. Sam holds a Master of Public Administration degree from The George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in writing and sociology from Northland College. Sam currently resides in the Chicagoland area.