Steering Committee Members

Steering Committee members are elected to three-year staggered terms by USCPR member groups. Organizational affiliations are for identification purposes only; Steering Committee members serve in their individual capacities. A Steering Committee member’s term ends in the year indicated in parentheses.


Advisory Board Members

Affiliations listed for identification purposes only.

  • Hatem Abudayyeh, National Coordinating Committee member, U.S. Palestinian Community Network
  • Huwaida Arraf, human and civil rights attorney; co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement; former chairperson of the Free Gaza Movement
  • Kathy Bergen, board member of Canadian Friends of Sabeel; co-leader of Educational Tours to Israel/Palestine
  • Diana Buttu, lawyer
  • Noura Erakat, human rights attorney and Assistant Professor, George Mason University
  • Nadia Hijab, author and human rights advocate
  • Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, Columbia University; editor, Journal of Palestine Studies
  • Abir Kopty, media consultant; PhD student at the Freie Universit√§t, Berlin; former spokesperson for the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee in Palestine
  • Maria LaHood, Deputy Legal Director, Center for Constitutional Rights
  • Kevin Martin, President, Peace Action and Peace Action Education Fund; convener, Korea Peace Network
  • Yousef Munayyer, Palestinian-American scholar
  • Nancy Murray, Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine
  • Barbara Ransby, historian, writer, activist
  • Fayrouz Sharqawi, Advocacy Director, Grassroots al-Quds
  • Cornel West