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Dr. Susan F. Rice is a management consultant on fundraising for non-for-profit organizations with her firm, SFR Consulting, and is a senior consulting associate with Brakeley Briscoe Inc. Prior to establishing her business, Dr. Rice was the president and chief executive officer of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association. 

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Dr. Reza Aslan, an internationally acclaimed writer and scholar of religions, is the founder of AslanMedia.com, an online journal for news and entertainment about the Middle East and the world. Reza is the author of International Bestseller No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam, which has been translated into thirteen languages, and named one of the 100 most important books of the last decade.

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Mr. Steven S. Myers, the Pacific Council's newest Director, is a four-time serial entrepreneur, aviator, and author, who is deeply and actively engaged in public service. He is an experienced thought leader on business competitiveness and is a frequent lecturer on entrepreneurship at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. Ms. Vivian Soren-Myers is a consultant for Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO) – a fund of hedge funds – located in Irvine, California.

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Ms. Zohreh Mizrahi is a Senior Partner and head of the the immigration department at the Law Offices of Mike S. Manesh, whose compassionate and fearless advocacy for immigrants throughout the years is attributed with making it one of the preeminent immigration law firms in the United States.

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Mr. Joshua Lockman is an International Law Lecturer at USC Law School.  From 2008 to 2010, he was an Associate at Latham & Watkins LLP in Los Angeles.  He received a B.A. from Yale University in 2004 and graduated from USC Law in 2008.  Josh serves on the National Security and Middle East Member Committees at the Pacific Council.  He has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Huffington Post and Foreign Policy Digest.

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Ms. Juliette Kayyem is presently the foreign affairs columnist for the Boston Globe.  She most recently served as President Obama’s Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA) at the Department of Homeland Security.  Juliette’s professional history positioned her well for her role at DHS, where policy, public safety, operations and politics often merge.

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Dr. Paul Clarke is a senior instructor at the Center for Civil-Military Relations at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, where he provides training on counter-terrorism, civil-military relations and intelligence to officers from allied nations. He is also an adjunct instructor at the Air Force Command and Staff College and the Naval War College.

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Mr. John B. Emerson is president of Capital Group Private Client Services, president, director and board chair of Capital Guardian Trust Company, and a senior vice president and board member of Capital Guardian Trust Company. Ms. Kimberly Marteau Emerson is an attorney and civic leader who served in the Clinton Administration as Director of Public Liaison for the U.S. Information Agency (USIA).

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Mr. Robert J. Allan is the founder of Allan Law Group, USA China Law Group, and USA China Consulting Group. He is an AV rated attorney with over 35 years of international legal experience representing the interests of existing and emerging domestic and international businesses.

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Ms. Daniela A. Ponce, from Chile, is currently the Executive Director of Regenerate Films, an organization empowering youth to create films and media aimed to amplify voices for human rights, health, the environment, education and the arts.  

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Mr. Jonathan Greenblatt is a serial social entrepreneur, a successful corporate executive, a member of the faculty at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.  He is an acknowledged thought leader on corporate social responsibility and social entrepreneurship.

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Ms. Camille Alick is currently Program Director at MOST Resource (Muslims on Screen and Television).  She is responsible for the overall development of the program, strategy for growth and oversight of research projects and requests of writers and producers.

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Honorable Gaston Van Duyse-Adam gives seminars and lectures at various universities in Mexico, China, and the United States. He is the former Belgium Ambassador to (in succession) Bosnia-Herzegovia, Macedonia, Egypt and Sudan, Mexcio and Belize, People's Republic of China and Mongolia, and he served as Consul Gerneral in Hong Kong.

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Amb. Steven J. Green, served as the twelfth Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore from 1997 to 2001. During Ambassador Green’s term, he spearheaded a number of strategic programs that greatly enhanced U.S.-Singapore alliances in economic development, intellectual property, immigration and national security. 

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Ms. Kimberly Freeman, a Los Angeles native, is the Director of Community Relations for Southern California Gas Company, a Sempra Energy Utility. She is responsible for community outreach to non-profit organizations throughout Southern California.

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Judge Ashley Tabaddor is an Immigration Judge for the U.S. Immigration Court, where she serves as one of the youngest judges in one of the most active courts in the nation. Prior to her appointment for the judgeship in 2005, she served for three years as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Central District of California in Los Angeles.

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Dr. Joyce Neu, Ph.D., is a conflict resolution specialist with a background in scholarship and practice in international mediation, facilitation, and negotiation. She is the founder and a Senior Associate of Facilitating Peace. She was the Founding Executive Director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice at the University of San Diego.

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Mr. Jack Chen, founder and CEO of Transworld Capital Group (TCG), is well versed in managing cross border M & A transactions between U.S. and Chinese businesses. He was appointed International Investment Advisor to the Beijing Municipal Government in March 2009 and was recently invited to serve on the Board of Directors of the Beijing Investment Research Institute.

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Ms. Cari Guittard is Vice-President for Global Affairs at Howard Consulting Group and Senior Associate with Global Strategic Partners, providing clients with counsel on global public affairs concerns and strategies, corporate diplomacy, global engagement communications and partnerships, cyber and global security challenges, internal event and delegation preperation and execution.

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