Steering Committee Members

Steering Committee members are elected to three-year staggered terms by US Campaign 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

Names for the US Campaign Advisory Board are proposed to the National Assembly by the Steering Committee as set out in the Organization Rules. Affiliation is listed for identification purposes only.

  • Rev. Dr. Fahed Abu-Akel, Presbyterian minister, Greater Atlanta Presbytery Moderator of the 214 General Assembly PCUSA- 2002-2003
  • Susan Abulhawa, author of Mornings in Jenin and founder of Playgrounds for Palestine
  • Huwaida Arraf, International Solidarity Movement
  • Dr. Joel Beinin, Professor of Middle East History, Stanford University; Middle East Research and Information Project, Jewish Voice for Peace
  • Kathy Bergen, Program Coordinator, Friends International Center in Ramallah
  • Kathy Engel, Poet, Creative and Communications Consultant, social justice, peace & human rights organizations; Kick Ass Artists
  • Nadia Hijab, writer and human rights advocate
  • Hany Khalil, former Grassroots Organizer at United for Peace and Justice national headquarters
  • Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, Center for Palestine Studies, Columbia University
  • Mark Lance, Georgetown University Professor of Philosophy
  • Kevin Martin, Executive Director, Peace Action and Peace Action Education Fund
  • Dr. Nancy Murray, Boston Coalition for Palestinian Rights
  • Mariam Said
  • Barbara Ransby, Associate Professor of History and African-American Studies