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BORDC Board of Directors

Wendy Kaminer, president, is a lawyer, social critic, and writer.  She has been a contributing editor at The Atlantic since 1991, and has written seven books, including Worst Instincts: Cowardice, Conformity and the ACLU. Her articles and reviews have appeared in publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, The American Prospect, and The Nation.

Rainey Reitman, vice president, leads the online activism team at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Prior to joining EFF, she served as director of communications for the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, a nonprofit advocacy and education organization promoting consumer privacy. Rainey is interested in the intersection between personal privacy and technology, particularly social networking privacy, locational privacy, and online data brokers.

Steve Abrams, treasurer, is a practicing CPA with extensive experience in nonprofit accounting and tax matters. He is a former member of Amnesty International USA's board of directors.

Daljit Dhami is an Associate Counsel at Amalgamated Transit Union in the Washington D.C. Metro Area, where she focuses on traditional labor law, internal union administration, and pension and 401k matters. Her past experience involved civil rights issues including work with California Rural Legal Assistance, labor and employment law, and personal injury cases.

Tim Jones is the Chief Technology Officer at Upworthy. In the past he has worked with a variety of social justice organizations as a technologist and communicator. He is a co-founder of the digital consulting firm EchoDitto, and the former Activism and Technology Manager at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Dustin Lewis is a Senior Researcher at the Harvard Law School-Brookings Project on Law and Security, where he focuses on the Counterterrorism and Humanitarian Engagement Project. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Utrecht University School of Law. His previous experience includes serving as a Project Manager and Technical Lead at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and as a Visiting Professional in chambers at the International Criminal Court.

Harry Pottash is an activist, software developer, and cryptography enthusiast in San Francisco. He currently works with providing community funded micro-finance to the underbanked world-wide. Harry has previously participated in fundraising efforts with bike-zambia for aids treatment and awareness in Zambia.

Dr. Salman Malik is licensed in both Dentistry and Medicine, having received his doctorate from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1991. He was later accepted into Stony Brook School of Medicine as part of his residency, from which he received his degree in 1994. Dr. Malik is very involved in his community, is currently the Secretary of the Greater Salem Dental School in Londonderry, and is passionate about assisting children in need.

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