Hafsat Abiola is an outspoken advocate for the rights of women and children in Africa.
Tadatoshi Akiba is the mayor of Hiroshima and the president of Mayors for Peace.
Harry Belafonte is an acclaimed singer, songwriter and humanitarian.
Blase Bonpane, Ph.D. is a co-founder of the Office of the Americas and
host of the KPFK radio program World Focus.
Helen Caldicott, M.D. is an Australian pediatrician and President of the Nuclear Policy Research Institute.
Jean-Michel Cousteau is President of Ocean Futures, and an ocean explorer, film maker, and educator.
Hon. Tony de Brum is a Senator and former Foreign Minister of the Republic of the Marshall Islands.
Michael Douglas is an award-winning film producer and actor, and a United Nations Peace Messenger.
*Shirin Ebadi, J.D. is a human rights activist and a founder of the Nobel Women's Initiative.
Anne H. Ehrlich, Ph.D. is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Paul R. Ehrlich, Ph.D. is a Stanford professor and member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.
Riane Eisler, J.D. is an author, social scientist and lawyer.
Daniel Ellsberg, Ph.D. is a former U.S. national security advisor who released the Pentagon Papers.
Benjamin B. Ferencz, J.D. is a former Nuremberg war crimes prosecutor.
Harrison Ford is an actor and conservationist.
Johan Galtung, Dr. hc mult is founder of the Oslo Peace Research Institute and of Transcend.
Jane Goodall Ph.D, DBE is the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and a United Nations Messenger of Peace.
Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. is President Emeritus of the University of Notre Dame.
Bianca Jagger is the Council of Europe Goodwill Ambassador for Human Rights and recipient of the
Right Livelihood Award.
Marc Kielburger, J.D., is Executive Director of Kids Can Free the Children.
*H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama is the spiritual and temporal leader of the Tibetan people and a
Nobel Peace Laureate.
Rev. James Lawson was a mentor in nonviolence to Martin Luther King, Jr.
Robert Jay Lifton is a research psychiatrist, acclaimed author and founder of the field of psychohistory.
Bernard Lown, M.D. is founder of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW).
*Mairead Corrigan Maguire is a Nobel Peace Laureate from Northern Ireland.
Judith Mayotte, Ph.D. is a refugee advocate and Visiting Professor at the Desmond Tutu Peace Centre and the University of the Western Cape.
Prof. Glenn Paige is the founder of the Center for Global Nonkilling.
*John Polanyi is a professor of chemistry at the University of Toronto and a Nobel Laureate.
Queen Noor of Jordan is Patron of the Landmine Survivors Network and Chair of the King Hussein Foundation.
Admiral L. Ramdas is former Chief of Staff of the Indian Navy and proponent of nuclear weapons abolition.
Rev. George Regas is a long-time leader of interfaith movements for peace, justice and nuclear disarmament.
Hon. Arthur N.R. Robinson is a former President and Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago.
Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C. is the former Chair of the Middle Powers Initiative.
Jonathan Schell , Harold Willens Peace Fellow at the Nation Institute, is an author and educator.
Stanley K. Sheinbaum is publisher of New Perspectives Quarterly.
Gerry Spence, J.D. is an internationally recognized trial lawyer and author.
Noel (Paul) Stookey is a singer, songwriter and activist, performing with the legendary
folk group Peter, Paul & Mary.
Ted Turner, founder of CNN, is a key financial supporter of the United Nations and
founder of the Nuclear Threat Initiative.
*Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu is the former Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa and a
Nobel Peace Laureate.
Judge C.G. Weeramantry is a former vice president of the International Court of Justice.
Peter Yarrow is a singer, songwriter and activist, performing with the legendary folk group
Peter, Paul & Mary.
* Nobel Laureate
Board of Directors
Steve Parry, Chair, is a partner in NGEN Management LLC, a “cleantech”
venture capital firm.
Robert B. Laney, J.D., Vice Chair, is an attorney and financial advisor.
David Krieger, J.D., Ph.D.,
President, is a leader in the global effort
to abolish nuclear weapons. He is an attorney, political
scientist and the author of many studies on achieving
peace in the nuclear age.
Richard Falk, J.S.D., Senior Vice President, is Professor Emeritus
of International Law and Practice at Princeton
George Haynes, Ph.D., Vice President, is a leadership, organizational and communication consultant.
Sherry Melchiorre, Ph.D., Secretary, is a retired clinical psychologist.
Mark Hamilton, Treasurer, is
a retired educator and community leader.
Laurie Ashton, J.D., is an attorney, trustee of the Santa Barbara Foundation, and community activist.
Robert E. Bason is a retired fundraising executive.
Mary Becker is a peace activist and producer of the documentary Original Child Bomb.
Jill Dexter is a community and civic activist and a former owner and manager
of an advertising production company.
Robert F. Dodge, M.D. is a family practice physician in Ventura, California.
Diandra M. Douglas is an independent producer of
award-winning documentary films.
Jamal Hamdani is President and CEO of Moseley Associates.
Jimmy H. Hara, M.D., is a Professor of Clinical Family Medicine at the UCLA School of Medicine.
Sue Hawes, J.D., is a retired attorney and mediator.
Peter R. MacDougall, Ed.D., is President Emeritus of Santa Barbara City College.
John Randolph Parten, J.D., is an attorney, rancher and businessman in Texas.
Lessie Nixon Schontzler, J.D., is
a retired attorney active in civic affairs.
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