Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Gaer Elected New Chair of USCIRF

Last week, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom announced the election of Felice D. Gaer as chair for the coming year beginning July 1. She succeeds Michael Cromartie who will serve as vice-chair along with Dr. Elizabeth H. Prodromou. Gaer is Director of the Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights of the American Jewish Committee.