Sam Berkman

National Director of Communal Leadership

Sam joined J Street in 2011, serving most recently as Midwest Regional Director and previously as Assistant Director of Government Affairs. Prior to J Street, 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 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.