Ms. Alpern is Director of Social Research and Advocacy at Clean Yield Asset Management. She is the Secretary of the CPA board.
John Milton Cooper, Jr.
Mr. Cooper is the Gordon Fox Professor Emeritus of American Institutions, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He serves as Chairman of the board of directors.
Bruce F. Freed
Mr. Freed is President of the Center for Political Accountability.
Charles E. M. Kolb
Mr. Kolb is the former President of the French-American Foundation. For 15 years, Kolb was President of the Committee for Economic Development. He served as a White House adviser under President George H.W. Bush. He is the Center's treasurer.
William S. Laufer
Mr. Laufer is the Julian Aresty Professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is Director of its Carol and Lawrence Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research.
Mr. Lindblom is the retired President and CEO, and Trustee, of the Nathan Cummings Foundation. He also has served as a program officer for the Ford Foundation; as executive vice president of the Open Society Institute; as Visiting Fellow, International Human Rights Law Institute; and President and CEO, J. Roderick MacArthur Foundation.
Ms. Liss is a public interest attorney whose career spans more than 30 years in Washington, D.C., has joined its Board of Directors. A champion for civil rights, women’s rights, public health and constitutional issues, she most recently was Executive Director of Justice at Stake, following her tenure as Executive Director of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. In addition to leading the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, she previously served in the White House as Chief of Staff to Tipper Gore and Special Counsel to Vice President Al Gore.
Mr. Pearl was a managing director at BlackRock, one of the largest investment firms in the world, Prior to BlackRock, he had a long tenure on Wall Street where he invented some of the securitization technology connecting America’s capital markets to consumers in need of credit. He currently serves as Chair of the Patriotic Millionaires.
Mr. Zicklin is a former Chairman of the Board of investment management firm, Neuberger Berman. He is currently a Clinical Professor at Stern School of Business at New York University and teaches courses in Corporate Governance and the Management of a Financial Business at Stern.
Mr. Bross has a distinguished background in public policy and government and public affairs in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. He was formerly Microsoft’s Senior Director of Corporate Citizenship, having joined the company in 1998. He served as co-chair of The Conference Board Committee on Corporate Political Spending.