Board of Directors


Stuart E. Eizenstat, Board Chair
Senior Counsel and Head of International Trade & Finance Practice, Covington & Burling; Special Advisor to Secretary John Kerry for Holocaust Issues; Former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union; Chief Domestic Policy Advisor, President Jimmy Carter; Senior Advisor, Clinton Administration

Murry Sidlin, President and Creative Director
Distinguished conductor, conducting teacher, Holocaust educator and lecturer, and innovative artist.

Morris Antonelli, Secretary
President and Founder, Morris Antonelli, D.D.S., P.A.

Randolph M. Bell, Treasurer
Former Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues; Former President, First Freedom Center


Board Members

Tommy Baer
Partner, Tommy Baer Law Offices

Rabbi Andrew Baker
Director of International Jewish Affairs, American Jewish Committee

James D. Bindenagel
Henry Kissinger Professor, Bonn University; Former U.S. Ambassador

Laura Ginns
Board of Directors, Adas Israel Congregation, Washington, DC

Nina Glasner
Social Worker

Ellen Heller
Retired Circuit Court Judge, City of Baltimore; Past President and Chair, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

Patti Askwith Kenner
President, Campus Coach Lines; Trustee, Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial To The Holocaust

Peter Lefkin
Senior Vice President, Government and External Affairs, Allianz of America Corporation

Marion Ein Lewin
Board of Directors, Washington, DC Jewish Community Center; Former Director, Health Policy and Programs, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

David Marwell
President, Leo Baeck Institute New York/Berlin

Jennifer Loew Mendelson
Collections Committee, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; Brand Design, Avalere Health

Menachem Rosensaft
General Counsel & Associate Executive Vice President, World Jewish Congress

Evelyn Sandground
Retired Attorney
Theater J Board Member; Former Co-Chair

Philippe Sands
Professor of Law at University College London and Samuel & Judith Pisar Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard.

Pedro Seidemann
Member, Diproinduca Canada Group Council

Anita Winter
Consul Honoraire of the Republic of Albania in Switzerland

Judy Zickler
Community and Civic Activist
Board of Directors, Round House Theater, Bethesda, MD


Advisory Committee Members

Rheda Becker
Former Board Member, The Defiant Requiem Foundation

Michael Berenbaum
Holocaust Scholar, Los Angeles
Former Project Manager, USHMM 1988-1993
Former Director, Research Institute USHMM, 1998-1997

J. Christian Kennedy
Former Board Member, The Defiant Requiem Foundation
Former U.S. State Department Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues

Tomas Kraus
Former Board Member, The Defiant Requiem Foundation
Executive Director,  Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic

Owen Pell
Partner, White & Case LLP

Michael Sonnenreich
President, The Fund to Conserve United States Diplomatic Treasures Abroad

Lenore Weitzman
Holocaust Scholar and Author


Past Board Members

Amy Antonelli, Secretary & Associate Artistic Director *
Rheda Becker
Sandra Bernhard §*
Ann Brown
Fran Eizenstat *
Carol Brown Goldberg
Sharon R. Griffin §
Shelley Holt
J. Christian Kennedy
Tomáš Kraus §
Deborah Lipstadt
Katja Manor
Jan Munk §*
Willa B. Perlmutter
Vera Schiff §
Therese Schroeder-Sheker §
Debra Star

§ Founding Board Member
* Of Blessed Memory