American Immigration Council Board

American Immigration Council Board

2015-2016 Leadership Roster

Board of Directors

(Year indicates term expiration)

Paul L. Zulkie, President

Paul L. Zulkie has served as President of the American Immigration Council since 2005. He is the Managing Partner of Zulkie Partners, LLC. From 2004-2005 he served as President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, a national bar association comprised of 13,000 lawyers and law professors dedicated to immigration and nationality law. He is the author of Immigration Compliance in Employment and Business, published by Callaghan & Co., which analyzes employer sanctions enforcement and business related visa issues. In addition, Paul is a regular lecturer at local and national continuing legal education seminars on the subject of business immigration and has published several articles in nationally distributed publications. He has appeared in local and national media and has testified before the U.S. Congress on immigration issues. Paul concentrates in Business Immigration and Corporate Law and is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He is a 1977 graduate of the University of Illinois, College of Law.

 

Robert E. Juceam, Secretary

 

Warren R. Leiden, Treasurer

 

Victor D. Nieblas, AILA Immediate Past President

2017

Anastasia Tonello, AILA 1st Vice President

2018

Marketa Lindt, AILA 2nd Vice President

2019

Lori Chesser, Chair, Board of Trustees

2016

Beth Werlin, American Immigration Council Executive Director

Benjamin E. Johnson,  AILA Executive Director

Board of Trustees

Lori Chesser, Chair

Lori Chesser has served as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the American Immigration Council since 2014. She is a senior shareholder of the Davis Brown Law Firm and the chair of the firm's Immigration Department. Lori has been practicing immigration law in Des Moines for more than 20 years. She co-founded the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Assocation and served as its first Chapter Chair.  She currently organizes local and state-wide grassroots advocacy on immigration law reform and is the Chair of the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Immigration Council. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia, School of Law.

 

2016

F. Daniel Siciliano, Vice-Chair

F. Daniel Siciliano, has served on the American Immigration Councils’ Board of Trustees since 2008. He is a legal scholar and entrepreneur with expertise in corporate governance, corporate finance, and immigration law. At Stanford Law School he serves as faculty director of the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, associate dean for executive education and special programs and co-director of Stanford’s Directors’ College. He is also the co-originator of the OSCGRS (Open Source Corporate Governance Reporting System) Project. He is a frequent commentator on the long-term economic impact of immigration policy and reform. His work has included expert testimony in front of both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. He has launched and led several successful businesses, including LawLogix Group—named three times to the Inc. 500/5000 list.

 

2016

Ally Bolour

2016

Roberto Caballero

2018

Florence Chamberlin

2017

Rashid Chotani

2018

Tej Dhawan

2017

Diane Evia-Lanevi

2017

Anna Gallagher

2016

Terry Goddard

2016

Mo Goldman

2017

Mario Hernandez

2016

Loan T. Huynh

2016

Randel Johnson

2018

Bill Kamela

2016

Angela Marie Kelley

2018

Lisa Koenig

2017

Minette Kwok

2018

Zachary Nightingale

2018

Allen Orr

2016

Amy Peck

2018

Matthew Piers

2016

David Rousseau

2017

Denyse Sabagh

2017

Ian Wagreich

2017

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