The Martin-Springer Institute Advisory Council
Our Institute is pleased to be supported by an advisory council of community members committed to our goals and values.
The MSI-AC supports the educational work and public outreach programs that the Institute provides to NAU students and faculty, and to academic life and the community at large. Its members serve in an advisory role to the MSI Director, provide financial support, advocate on behalf of its mission, and act as ambassador to constituencies that include, but are not limited to, professional and educational networks, friends, community members on local, regional, and national levels, businesses, and NAU alumni.
Current MSI-AC members: Laura Nicol (Chair), Shannon Allison, Alexander Alvarez, Ron Borkan, Sheryl Bronkesh, Elliott Greenberg, Christopher Harrison, David Kader, John Liffiton, Sergio Mazza, Lela Montfort, Ismael “Ike” Ozis, Jamie Rivkin, Daniel Rothenberg, Steven Smith, Donna Weistrop, Duane Yazzie
Founding members: Doris Springer Martin and Ralph Martin
Honorary members: Gerda Weissmann Klein (Author and Educator, Arizona), Teresa Wontor-Cichy (Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland), Tali Nates (Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre, South Africa), Susan Neiman (Einstein Forum, Germany), John K. Roth (Claremont McKenna College, California), Shifra Sagy (Ben Gurion University, Israel)
Past members include: Alec Chavez, Kathleen Frank, Janice Friebaum, Karen Getto, Liz Grobsmith, Dorlee Henderson, Lisa Hirsch, Kim Klett, Gregory Larkin, Eugene Moan, Sheila Polk, Liz Rock, Janine Schipper, G Shanahan, Elizabeth Sorg