Staff & Board


Director of Finance and Administration
Policy Director
National Organizing Director
Policy Analyst
Advancement Director
Communications Director
Advancement Associate
Senior Research Fellow
Organizing Fellow
Senior Research Analyst
Political Director
Community Relations Manager

Board of Directors

NIAC is steered by a volunteer Board of Directors made up of leaders from across our community.
Chair, Georgetown Business for Impact Initiative
Founder and President of The Bullion Bank
OB/GYN, New York Hospital
Attorney, Vennable LLP
Founder & Chairman, Merex Inc.
Founder & CEO, Sarmadi Brothers

Board of Advisors

Prominent individuals with a wide range of knowledge and expertise who help provide strategic advice.
Award-winning author
Fmr. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
Fmr. U.S. Ambassador
Former Congressman, Maryland
Fmr. Congressman, Wisconsin
Retired Senior Advisor, World Bank
Professor, University of Michigan
Independent Scholar, University of Hawai’i
Founding Director, UMD Center for Persian Studies
Co-founder, NIAC
Chair of Islamic World Studies, Lake Forest

NIAC Action Board