Officers

*Dr. Mary W. Gray, Chair
Professor of Mathematics, American University
United States

*The Honorable Theodore H. Kattouf, President and Chief Executive Officer
Former U.S. Ambassador
United States

*The Honorable Nicholas A. Veliotes, Vice Chair
Former President, Association of American Publishers; former U.S. Ambassador and Assistant Secretary of State 
United States

*The Honorable Robert H. Pelletreau, Treasurer 
Former U.S. Ambassador and Assistant Secretary of State
United States

Members

Mr. Hussam Abu Issa
Vice-Président et COO
Salam International Investment Ltd.
Qatar

Mr. Kutayba Yusuf Alghanim
Chairman, Alghanim Industries
www.kutaybaalghanim.com
Kuwait 

Dr. Mondher Ben Ayed
President and CEO
TMI
Tunisia

The Honorable Robert S. Dillon (Emeritus)
Former AMIDEAST President and Chief Executive Officer, former Deputy Commissioner General of UNRWA and U.S. Ambassador
United States

The Honorable Edward M. Gabriel
President, The Gabriel Company; former U.S. Ambassador 
United States

Dr. Taher Helmy
Senior Partner
Baker McKenzie
Egypt

Dr. Alan W. Horton (Emeritus) 
Former Director, Center for Mediterranean Studies
United States

Dr. Paul Jabber
President, Globicom Inc.
United States

Mr. Hasan M. El-Khatib
President, Dena Corporation
United States

Dr. Mary E. King (Emerita)
Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies; University for Peace of the United Nations Costa Rica; Visiting Fellow, Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, England
United States

Mr. Frederick C. Seibold, Jr., Esq
Consultant; Former Vice-President and Treasurer, Sears World Trade
United States

H.E. Leila Abdul Hamid Sharaf 
Member of Parliament and former Minister, Jordan
Jordan

Mr. J.T. (Jack) Tymann (Emeritus)
President, Smart Partnerships International; former President of CBS/Westinghouse International Services Co.
United States
 

 

*Dr. Odeh Aburdene
President, OAI Advisors
United States

Ms. Judith Barnett
President, The Barnett Group, LLC
United States

*Dr. Paul F. Boulos
Former Chairman, President and CEO, Innovyze, Inc.
United States

Ms. Katharine Cushing
Managing Principal, 7Sisters LLC, Founder
Newport Global Summit
United States

Mr. Antoine N. Frem
Chairman, INDEVCO Management Resources, Inc., Lebanon, and Chairman, Interstate Resources, Inc., USA
Lebanon

Mr. Mohammed Grimeh
Deputy Global Head of Fixed Income
Millennium Management 
United States

Mrs. Ghada Irani
United States

Dr. Samir Khalaf (Emeritus)
Professor of Sociology and Director, Center for Behavioral Research, American University of Beirut
Lebanon

*Mr. D. Patrick Maley III
Hanover Energy Associates
England

*The Honorable William A. Rugh
Former AMIDEAST President and CEO; former U.S. Ambassador
United States

Mr. Alex Shalaby
Former Chairman and CEO of Mobinil, Egypt
United States 

Dr. Mostafa Terrab
President and CEO, Group OCP
Morocco

Dr. Hillary Wiesner
Program Director, Transnational
Movements and the Arab Region
Carnegie Corporation of New York
United States

 

*Executive Committee Members