Lawrence Lessig – Chair
Mr. Lessig is a Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and founder of the school’s Center for Internet and Society. He also chairs the Creative Commons project and is the author of several books including Free Culture.
Mr. Greenwald is an award-winning producer and director of more than 60 features, television movies and miniseries. His work has garnered awards from organizations including the ACLU and Physicians for Social Responsibility, in addition to an Office of the Americas Activist in the Trenches award, a Liberty Hill Upton Sinclair Award, the Robert Wood Johnson Award, and a Peacemaker Award from The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
Ms. vanden Heuvel has been editor of The Nation since 1995. She is an accomplished author and the recipient of numerous awards for public service from numerous groups, including The Liberty Hill Foundation, The Correctional Association and The Association for American-Russian Women.
Irene Romero heads the Board for DreamCatchers. She is a veteran banker with over twenty years experience servicing the financial and banking needs of the entertainment industry. She has managed the Entertainment Divisions for Wells Fargo Bank, City National Bank, Mercantile National Bank and Republic Bank California. In addition she serves on the board of LA Leadership Academy (charter school) and in actively involved in Turning Point Temporary Housing Programs.
Ms. Huerta co-founded United Farm Workers of America with Cesar Chavez. She has played a major role in the American civil rights movement and works with several organizations including Fairness in Media Reporting and Latinas for Choice.
Ms. Janis is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy. She serves on the boards of directors of Good Jobs First, the Partnership for Working Families and Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice.