Board of Directors


Jon Anderson, Executive Vice President & Publisher, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division (New York, NY)
Michael Bamberger: Partner, SNR Denton (New York, NY)
Joan Bertin: Executive Director, National Coalition Against Censorship (New York, NY)
Judy Blume
: Author (New York, NY)
Susan Clare: Financial Consultant (Wellesley, MA)

Chris Csikszentmihalyi: Visiting Distinguished Professor of Art & Design Research, Parsons New School for Design; Co-Founder & Former Director, MIT Center for Civic Media; Founder, MIT Media Lab’s Computing Culture Group (Cambridge, MA)
Eric M. Freedman: Professor of Law, Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY)
Robie Harris: Author (New York, NY)
Phil Harvey: Chief Executive Officer, DKT International (Washington, DC)
Michael Jacobs, CHAIR: President and Chief Executive Officer, ABRAMS Publishing (New York, NY)
Chris Peterson: Associate, National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution; Web Specialist at MIT (Cambridge, MA)
Larry Siems: Director, Freedom to Write & Int’l Programs, PEN American Center (New York, NY)
Emily Whitfield: Founder and President, Emily Whitfield Communications (New York, NY)

NCAC’s Council of Advisors

Amy Adler :P rofessor, NYU Law School
Helene Atwan :D irector, Beacon Press (Boston, MA)
Julian Bond:Chairman of the board, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
John Harris Burt: Episcopal Bishop of Ohio Emeritus
Susan Clare: Financial Consultant
James Cromwell: Actor
Norman Dorsen: Professor of law, New York University Law School
Gail Edwin
Frances FitzGerald: Journalist, historian
Carl E. Flemister: Consultant, Pastorial Care, HIP of New York; retired Regional/Executive Minister of the American Baptist Churches of Metropolitan New York
Danny Goldberg: President, Gold Village Entertainment, vice chairman, Air America Radio
Victor Gotbaum: Director, Center for Social Research, City University of New York
Franklyn S. Haiman: Professor emeritus of communication studies, Northwestern University
Marjorie Heins: Director, Free Expression Policy Project; attorney and author (New York, NY)
David Henry Hwang: Playwright
George Kannar: Professor of law, SUNY Buffalo 
Rhoda H. Karpatkin: Executive director, Consumers Union
Tony Kushner: Playwright
Sylvia A. Law: Professor of law, New York University
S Jay Levy: Partner, Levy Economic Forecasts
Pamela A. Mann: Attorney
Gail Markels: Executive director, American Legal Finance Association (New York, NY)
Jay Mazur: President emeritus, Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE)
Joyce D. Miller: Special assistant to the Secretary of Labor
Victor Navasky: Chairman and publisher, The Nation
Aryeh Neier: President, Open Society Institute
Robert M. O’Neil: Director, Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression; Professor of Law, University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
Pat Scales: Retired school librarian and independent consultant on First Amendment Rights and free speech.
Stanley K. Sheinbaum: Publisher, New Perspectives Quarterly
Nadine Strossen: Professor of law, New York Law School and former president, ACLU
Cleo Wilson: Executive director, Intuit: Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art; former executive director, Playboy Foundation
Susan N. Wilson: Sexuality educator, former executive director, Network for Family Life Education, Rutgers University

Organizational affiliations for identification only.