The Board

Elliot Fineman
President & Chief Executive Officer

Elliot Fineman served as a strategic marketing consultant to Fortune 500 companies including top corporations like Accenture, KPMG and the Boston Consulting Group for 25 years. Following the murder of his son in 2006 by a paranoid schizophrenic who had legally obtained the gun, he founded National Gun Victims Action Council.
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TREASURER- Mark Maginn

Prior to becoming interested in sane gun laws Mark was previously both a social worker and psychotherapist. In both capacities he was first and foremost concerned with the safety of his clients and the safety of their…
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Martha Rosenberg

SECRETARY- Martha Rosenberg

Martha Rosenberg is a reporter, author and editorial cartoonist whose commentary has appeared in the Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, New Orleans Times-Picayune and…
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Reverend Henry Brown

Reverend Brown’s special dedication to ending gun violence began on a January night in 1972 in rural Cusseta, Ga. He was celebrating his discharge that day from the U.S. Army with family members in…
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Reverend Matthew Crebbin

Rev. Matthew Crebbin has been Senior Minister of the Newtown Congregational Church, UCC since 2007. He has served faith communities in New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. A sought after preacher and…
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Dr. Marjorie Fujara

Dr. Marjorie Fujara is a Board-Certified Pediatrician in Chicago Illinois. She also holds a certification in the sub-specialty of child abuse pediatrics. She received her medical degree from…
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Mark Karlin

Mark Karlin served alternatively as President or Chairman of the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence for almost a decade, leaving the post in 2000. For 25 years he was…
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Rabbi Shaul Praver

Rabbi-Hazzan Shaul Marshall Praver served as spiritual leader of Congregation Adath Israel of Newtown Connecticut and became known to millions of people in America when he ascended the stage on Sunday…
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Reverend Samuel Saylor

Pastor Samuel Saylor, Sr. is in his eighth year of pastoral ministry and has been ordained for ten years by the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. He is currently the Senior Pastor of the…
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Denyse Stoneback

Following the Sandy Hook School tragedy that claimed the lives of 26 people, Denyse Stoneback started a grassroots non-profit gun violence prevention organization in the north suburban communities of Chicago called People for a Safer Society.
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