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Ambassador Alan D. Solomont

Chair

Ambassador Alan D. Solomont is the Dean of Tufts University's Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service. He served as United States Ambassador to Spain and Andorra from 2009-2013. Prior to that, he was Chairman of the...

Alexandra C. Stanton

Chair Emeritus

Alexandra C. Stanton is CEO of Empire Global Ventures LLC, a New York-based international trade and business development firm. Having recently served as Chief of Staff at the Empire State Development Corporation (New York State’s...

Peter Frey

Vice-Chair and Chair-Elect

Peter is a private investor and a retired partner of TRG Management, an emerging markets asset management company where he was responsible for sales, marketing and product development from March 2003 until he retired in June 2007...

Kenneth Bob

Treasurer

Kenneth Bob has served as the president of Ameinu (the American Labor Zionist organization) and is a member of the Executive of the World Zionist Organization, and Jewish Agency for Israel’s Board of Governors. He is a member of the...

William Singer

J Street Political Committee Chair

William Singer is among the early supporters of J Street and a longtime leader in civic and political affairs. William, of counsel at Kirkland and Ellis LLP, is a former elected official, an appointee to city, state and national...

Jeremy Ben-Ami

President

Jeremy Ben-Ami is the President of J Street, bringing to the role both deep experience in American politics and government and a passionate commitment to the state of Israel. Ben-Ami’s family connection to Israel goes back...

Nancy Becker

Nancy Becker is chair of the Greater Portland J Street chapter and is a retired registered dietitian. She has successfully lobbied for nutrition policy initiatives at local, state and federal levels, was a member of the national PAC for...

Nancy Bernstein

Nancy Bernstein is the Co-Chair of J Street Pittsburgh since its launch in 2010. She also serves on the Boards of her synagogue, Congregation Beth Shalom, and the Women Donor’s Network (WDN), and participates on the Overseas Funding...

Nancy Buck

Nancy Buck combines professional training in law and social work to focus on conflict resolution in a wide array of settings. A graduate of the University of Toronto School of Social Work, Osgoode Hall Law School (Toronto), and Yale Law...

Diana Shaw Clark

Diana Shaw Clark is an author and political advocate living in London. Diana served as the UK Coordinator for John Kerry's 2004 Presidential campaign, and was the lead fundraiser abroad for Barack Obama's race in 2008. In 2013, Diana was...

Larry Gellman

Patricia Gordon

Patricia Gordon MD (Harvard ’78, UCLA School of Medicine ’82, Cedars-Sinai Internship ’84) was a radiation oncologist for 27 years. She was a partner at Beverly Hills Radiation Oncology. Her commitment to saving women’s lives in the...

Virginia Gordon

Virginia Gordon helped found and lead the San Diego J Street Chapter and Co-Chairs J Street’s Regional Advisory Committee. She has over 40 years’ experience in grassroots organizing and fundraising and has held leadership positions on...

Morton H. Halperin

Dr. Morton H. Halperin is a Senior Advisor to the Open Society Institute and Open Society Policy Center. A renowned expert on foreign policy and civil liberties, he worked for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) as its Director of...

Keri Hausner

Keri Hausner serves as Co-Chair of the J Street Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) and is Chair of the Los Angeles Chapter of J Street. She has served as President and as Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of Temple Israel of Hollywood...

Sylvia Kaplan

Sylvia Kaplan is a lifelong resident Minnesota where as a community organizer and political activist, she has worked on issues of social justice from an early age. She and her husband, Sam, devote much of their time to electoral politics...

Jonathan Kopp

Jonathan Kopp is a Managing Director at the Glover Park Group (GPG), where he executes integrated, strategic communications programs involving public relations, public affairs, marketing and advertising. He is based in GPG’s New York office

Victor A. Kovner

Victor A. Kovner practices law as a partner at Davis, Wright, Tremaine, LLP where he is a nationally known expert in First Amendment law. He represents clients in all aspects of communications law, and advises clients in cases of alleged...

Charles Kremer

 

Charles Kremer grew up in the UK and moved to the US in 1977 with his Israeli born wife Naomie. He is the President and founder, since 1984, of Access Leasing Corporation, a company that acquires various types of leased transportation...

Ben Linder

Ben Linder was born in Jerusalem and emigrated to the US as a child. He serves as the J Street NYC Development Chair, as well as serving on the Executive Committee of the Silicon Valley chapter. His Israeli roots inspire his passion for...

Judson Miner

After completing a post-law school clerkship with the Honorable Simon Sobeloff, Judson Miner returned to Chicago on a Reginald Heber Smith fellowship to bring test cases under the newly enacted civil rights laws...

Joseph Pereles

Joe Pereles retired as Senior Vice President Development and General Counsel for Drury Hotels Company in December 2019, after spending 29 years with Drury. Prior to joining Drury in October 1990, Joe was a partner with the St. Louis law...

Nancy Reichman

Nancy Reichman is Professor Emerita in the Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of Denver. Her research focuses on the barriers and opportunities for women´s equity and advancement, particularly in the legal...

Phyllis Snyder

Phyllis Snyder leads the Philadelphia chapter of J Street and served as co-chair of the Regional Advisory Committee for three years.  She worked for over forty years for nonprofits focused on linking learning and work to help adults...

Robert Stein

 

Robert Stein is an attorney at the law firm of Coblentz, Patch, Duffy and Bass LLP. His practice has included a broad range of business and real estate matters for a range of clients that extend from the country's largest banks and...

Judith Steinberg

 

Ms. Judith Steinberg has 25 years of business experience. After several years at Burson-Marsteller Public Relations in New York City, she joined Mobil Corporation in Corporate Public Affairs in 1974. She worked primarily in government...

Carol Winograd

Dr. Carol Hutner Winograd, MD is an emerita professor of Medicine and Human Biology at Stanford University. She serves in leadership and contributor roles on a number of boards, including, founder and Chair of the Advisory Board of the...

Michael D. Young

Michael D. Young has been active with J Street since 2015 and currently serves as Co-Chair of the New York City Chapter. Michael is currently a board member of the Alliance for Middle East Peace (“ALLMEP”) and previously served...

Mark Zivin

Mark Zivin has recently retired as a partner in the Chicago CPA and consulting firm Morrison & Morrison, Ltd., where he provided accounting, tax and business advice to closely-held businesses and high-net-worth individuals for 40 years...

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