New York Committee

The New York Committee raises awareness of local and global human rights issues, generates support, and mobilizes the public and governments worldwide to recognize basic freedoms for all. We are part of a global network of 20 committees comprised of over 1,200 informed and engaged opinion leaders from a variety of backgrounds. Together, we play a key role in the defense of human rights.

Executive Committee

Supriya Saxena, Co-Chair
Katherine Todrys, Co-Chair
Kristen Durkin, Chair Emerita
Susan M. Kath, Chair Emerita
Lishan Aklog
Beth Ann Day
Neene Jenkins
Mo Kamaly
Farah M. Kathwari

Committee Members

Allen R. Adler 
Michele Alexander
Kathleen Begala
Elizabeth Bentley
Juliette Brody
Lisa Cohen
Dana Conroy
Paul DeNoon
Patrick Durkin*
Maria Goreth Fidalgo
Kate Gellert
Ann Brady Gorran
Pamela Grace
Shanika Gupta
Christa Meyer Hinckley
Donald Huber
Sanae Ishikawa
Robert G. James
Andrew Kaufman
Wendy Keys
Rob Mallari-D’Auria
Claire Williams Martinez
Adla Massoud
Sam Scott Miller
Alejandro Moreno
Colleen Murphy
Brendan O'Flynn
Takashi Oyagi
Andrew Pataki
Christine Phillpotts
Neel Premkumar 
Rama Premkumar
Anne Prentice
Megan Quitkin
Bruce Rabb
Ahna Rao
James Rasteh
Ouafa Ricaud
Ricki Roer
Jim Rosenfield
Shana Ward Ryzowy
Rosemary Sagar
Steven R. Schindler
Pascaline Servan-Schreiber
Susan L. Sommer
Milton Speid
Ivana Stolnik-Lourie
Charlotte Strick
John J. Studzinski
Aurelie Tcharbatchian
Win Thin
Stephen A. Warnke
Jamie Zimmerman
Richard M. Zuckerman

*In Memoriam

Michael G. Fisch, Chair Emeritus
Susan Kane, Co-Chair Emerita
Kevin P. Ryan, Chair Emeritus
Amy Towers, Chair Emerita

Angela Cressy Deane, Deputy Managing Director
Laura Gaertner, Senior Associate Director
Susan Raqib, Senior Officer
Sofia Mateu-Gelabert, Associate