About Us

Scholar Rescue Committee of the IIE Board of Trustees

Mark Angelson, Chairman 
Vice Chairman, Institute of International Education and The Joseph Biden Foundation;
Former Deputy Mayor of the City of Chicago and former CEO of RR Donnelley

Henry Jarecki, Chairman Emeritus 
Chairman, Falconwood Corporation

Maxmillian Angerholzer III*
President and CEO, Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress

Denise Benmosche

Seth R. Bergstein 
Managing Director, Head of Global Services Group, Investment Bank Division, Morgan Stanley

Maria Cattaui 
Former Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce

Ambassador Adam Ereli* 
Vice Chairman, Mercury; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain

Scott Freidheim 
President and Chief Executive Officer, CDI Corp

Allan E. Goodman 
President & CEO, Institute of International Education

Julian Johnson 
Executive Vice President, Sponsors for Educational Opportunities

Thomas S. Johnson 
Chairman, Institute of International Education; Retired Chairman and CEO, GreenPoint Financial Corp.

Martha Kanter* 
Former U.S. Under-Secretary of Education; Distinguished Visiting Professor of Higher Education and Senior Fellow, New York University

Janice Kaplan* 
Writer and Media Consultant

Mark N. Kaplan 
Of Counsel, Skadden Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Henry Kaufman 
Chairman Emeritus, Institute of International Education; President, Henry Kaufman & Company, Inc.

Senator Ted Kaufman 
Former United States Senator from Delaware

Martha Loerke* 
Director of Scholarships, Open Society Foundations

Tony Milbank* 
Chairman, Milbank Memorial Fund

Mitzi Perdue 
Science Writer, Philanthropist

Michael Posner* 
Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Professor of Business and Society, New York University’s Stern School of Business

George Rupp 
Retired President, International Rescue Committee

Thomas A. Russo 
Executive Vice President & General Counsel, American International Group

HRH Princess Ghida Talal 
Chairperson, King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan

Lawrence Tucker* 
Partner, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

Mariët Westermann* 
Vice President, Andrew E. Mellon Foundation

Pauline Yu* 
President, American Council of Learned Societies

*Non-Trustee Committee Members