Ambassador Alan D. Solomont is the Dean Emeritus of Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. He served as United States Ambassador to Spain and Andorra from 2009-2013. Prior to that, he was Chairman of the bipartisan Board of Directors of the Corporation of National and Community Service. Active for many years in the Democratic Party, Amb. Solomont served as National Finance Chairman of the DNC in 1997-1998. He is a past Chairman of the Board of Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston and was a Board member of the New Israel Fund for many years. He was honored by the Israel Policy Forum in 2001. Amb. Solomont’s professional career was in the field of eldercare. He is a graduate of Tufts University and the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He is married to Susan Lewis Solomont. They have two grown daughters and reside in Weston, Massachusetts.