David S. Weissbrodt

Professor of Law, University of Minnesota (1985 – Present)
Founding Board Member, Center for Victims of Torture (1985); Board Member (1985 – 2009, Emeritus 2014)
Member of the Board of Trustees of the U.N. Trust Fund for Contemporary Forms of Slavery (2005 – present); Chairperson (2008)
UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights on Non-Citizens (2000-03)
Member, UN Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (1996-2003); Chairperson (2001-02)


William H. Taft IV

Attorney at Law, Fried Frank (Present)
Legal Advisor of the State Department (2001 – 2005)
Permanent Representative to NATO (1989 – 1992)
Deputy Secretary of Defense (1984 – 1989)
General Counsel of the Department of Defense (1981 – 1984)

Alberto Mora

Senior Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School (2014 – Present)
Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel, Mars Corporation (2008 – 2013)
Chief Counsel, Wal-Mart international division (2006 – 2008)
General Counsel of the United States Navy (2001 – 2006)
Recipient, John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award (2006)

Mark P. Lagon, Ph.D.

President, Freedom House (Present)
Chair for Global Politics and Security, MSFS Program, Georgetown University (2010 – 2014)
Executive Director and CEO, Polaris Project (2009 – 2010)
Ambassador, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State (2007 – 2009)
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (2004 – 2007)

Charles P. Henry, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of African American Studies, University of California at Berkeley (Present)
Member, National Council on the Humanities (1994 – 2000)
U.S. Department of State, Bureau for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (1994 – 1995)
Chair, Board of Directors, Amnesty International U.S.A. (1986 – 1988)


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