Board

Dr. James Zogby

Chair 

Dr. Zogby co-founded the Arab American Institute in 1985 and continues to serve as its president. He is Managing Director of Zogby Research Services (ZRS) engaging in ground-breaking public opinion research across the Middle East. In addition to holding positions in the Jackson '84 and '88, Gore 2000, Obama 2008, and Sanders 2016 campaigns, Zogby has served on the Democratic National Committee sin... Read More

Meredith Rose Burak

Secretary 

Meredith facilitates innovative  solutions across the fields of advocacy, philanthropy and for-profit investing to create worldwide political and economic change. Meredith is passionate about fostering innovative thinking and advises start-up companies at the intersection of capital formation and public relations. She is the director of Global Relations for Asana Bio Group, a cannabinoid-base... Read More

Dr. Sara Burchard

Treasurer 

Dr. Burchard, a licensed psychologist, was a professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Vermont from 1977 through 2007 and served for over ten years on a multiple disciplinary mental health and social-educational faculty providing graduate training and statewide service to families and schools with children with neurodevelopmental challenges.She has authored dozens of researc... Read More