The US Campaign started in 2002 with a staff of one. We have grown into a professional, full-time team of five, dedicated to managing all aspects of the organization and growing and supporting our coalition nationwide.
Yousef Munayyer, Executive Director
Yousef Munayyer, a political analyst and writer, is Executive Director of the US Campaign. Prior to joining the US Campaign, he was the executive director of the Jerusalem Fund and Palestine Center and had also served as a Policy Analyst for the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC).
His doctoral research focuses on the intersection between foreign policy and domestic policy and its impact on terrorism and civil liberties. He received his BA in Political Science and History from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and MA in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland.
He frequently writes on matters of foreign policy in the Arab and Muslim world and civil rights and civil liberties in the United States. His writings have appeared in every major metropolitan newspaper in the United States and many others internationally as well as online. He has frequently appeared to comment on national and international media outlets including CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, NBC, CBS, Al-Jazeera English, C-Span, and others many others.
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Karl Anderson, Manager of Finance and Administration
Karl graduated from the Evergreen State College in 2014, with a bachelor's degree in international studies and political economy. He joined the US Campaign in 2015 after working for the Rachel Corrie Foundation in Olympia, WA.
Anna Baltzer, National Organizer
Anna is an award-winning lecturer, author, and activist for Palestinian human rights. Baltzer has appeared on television more than 100 times (including The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) and lectured at more than 500 universities, schools, churches, mosques, synagogues, and policy institutes around the world with her acclaimed presentation, "Life in Occupied Palestine: Eyewitness Stories & Photos," and her full-color book: Witness in Palestine: A Jewish American Woman in the Occupied Territories. Both her DVD and her book are available in our store. She is co-founder of US Campaign member group, the St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee.
Mike Coogan, Legislative Coordinator, Director of Development
Mike joined the US Campaign after spending eight months volunteering as an English and photography teacher in Palestinian refugee camps. He holds a undergraduate degree in Political Science from University of Portland, in Oregon. Mike has been with the US Campaign since 2009, starting out as an intern, and now working full-time on a range of issues.
Tamar Ghabin, Government Affairs Associate
Tamar received her BA in International Affairs from Northeastern University in 2015. She has spent many years as a student organizer with Students for Justice in Palestine and other social justice causes. Tamar has interned at a variety of US Campaign coalition member organizations, such as Interfaith Peace Builders, The Jerusalem Fund & Palestine Center, and the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.
Rama Kudaim, Membership and Outreach Coordinator
She serves on the board of the Washington Peace Center. She has been an activist with other grassroots organizations including CODEPINK: Women for Peace and the Arab American Action Network. She has a Master of Arts degree in Conflict Resolution from Georgetown University and a B.S. in Journalism from Northwestern University. Her writing has been published by Al Jazeera English, The Progressive, Truthout, and more.