Board of Trustees

The Institute for Palestine Studies Board of Trustees includes businessmen, public figures, professionals, and intellectuals from across the Arab world. The 2016 Board of Trustees is listed below by alphabetical order, and include members of the Executive Committee and the officers of the Board.

2016 BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Chairman

Tarek Mitri (Lebanon) 

Vice Chairman

Basel Amin Aql (Palestine, Jordan)

Treasurer

Mazen Dajani (Palestine, Jordan)

Secretary

Walid Khalidi (Palestine, Lebanon)

Executive Committee Members

Taher Kanaan (Palestine, Jordan)
Camille Mansour (Palestine)
Fadi Moghaizel (Lebanon)

Other Trustees

Salman Abbasi (Palestine)
Maher Abughazaleh (Palestine)
Faisal Alami (Palestine, Lebanon)
Issam Ashour (Palestine, Lebanon)
Hanan Ashrawi (Palestine)
Muhsin Al-Ayni (Yemen)
Lakhdar Brahimi (Algeria)

Ibrahim Dabdoub (Palestine, Kuwait) 
Izzat Darwazeh (Palestine, UK)
Ali Fakhro (Bahrain)
Anwar Gargash (UAE)
Abdlatif Y. Al-Hamad (Kuwait)
Khalil Hindi (Palestine)
Sawsan Al-Fahoum Jafar (Palestine)
Taher Kanaan (Jordan) 
Walid Khaddouri (Iraq, Lebanon)
Muhammad Ali Khalidi (Palestine)
Luay Khoury (Qatar) 
Samer Said Khoury (Palestine, Lebanon)
Fadia Kiwan (Lebanon)
Mai Masri (Lebanon) 
Gamil Mattar (Egypt)
Adnan Mroueh (Lebanon)
Mouhammed Mustafa (Palestine)
Issam Naaman (Lebanon)
Randa Nabulsi (Palestine, Jordan)
Hisham Nashabe (Lebanon)
Rami R. Nimr (Palestine, Lebanon)
Nabil H. Qaddumi (Palestine, Kuwait)
Abdul Muhsin Al-Qattan (Palestine, Kuwait)
Suhail Sabbagh (Palestine, Lebanon)
Riad T. Al-Sadik (Palestine, UAE)
Hani Salaam (Lebanon)
Nawaf Salaam (Lebanon)
Leila Shahid (Palestine)
Hashim Shawa (Palestine)
Suha Shoman (Palestine, Jordan)
Mazen Soueid (Lebanon)
Abdul Hassan Zalzalah (Iraq)
Huda Zurayk (Lebanon)

DECEASED TRUSTEES

Many of those who served IPS over the decades are now deceased. The Institute is ever grateful for their contribution. Their names are listed below, followed by their country and the year of their passing.

Honorary Chairman

Said T. Khoury (Palestine, Lebanon, 2014) 

Hasib Sabbagh (Palestine, Lebanon, 2010)

Other Trustees

Nabih Amin Faris (Lebanon, 1967)
Maurice Gemayel (Lebanon, 1970)
Saleh Masud Abu Yaseer (Libya, 1973)
Wadad Cortas (Lebanon, 1979)
Fuad Sarrouf (Lebanon, 1985)
Sa'id Himadeh (Lebanon, 1991)
Edmond Rabbath (Lebanon, 1991)
Muhammad Mursi Ahmad (Egypt, 1994)
Farid Saad (Jordan, 1995)
Taher Radwan (Saudi Arabia, 1996)
Ahmad Baha-El-Din (Egypt, 1996)
As'ad Al-As'ad (Lebanon, 1996)
Pierre Edde (Lebanon, 1997)
Shams Ed-Din Wakil (Egypt, 1998)
Constantine Zurayk (Lebanon, 2000)
Burhan Dajani (Jordan, 2000)
Charles Helou (Lebanon, 2001)
Hala Salam Maksoud (Lebanon, 2002)
Zahia Kaddoura (Lebanon, 2002)
Mohieddine Saber (Sudan, 2003)
Adib Daoudy (Syria, 2004)
Abdel-Aziz al-Saqr (Kuwait, 2005)
Edmond Naim (Lebanon, 2006)
'Abdel-Wahhab 'Abdel-Wassi' (Saudi Arabia, 2006)
Najla Abu Izzeddin (Lebanon, 2008)
Mahmoud Darwish (Palestine, 2008)
Nadim Dimechkie (Lebanon, 2009)
Sami Alami (Palestine, Lebanon, 2010)
Mohammad Al-Majzoub (Lebanon, 2016)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015 BOARD OF TRUSTEES of Institute for Palestine Studies USA, Inc.

President & Chairman

Walid Khalidi 

Vice President & Vice Chairman  

Rashid I. Khalidi

Secretary 

Paul F. Saba, Esq. 

Treasurer

Philip Mattar

Other Trustees

Camille Mansour

Tarek Mitri