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  • Andrew Solomon (member) is the Director of Research and Outreach Programs for the American Society of International Law (ASIL). In this role, he oversees ASIL programs involving the judiciary, non-governmental and international organizations, and the policy community. Andrew Solomon brings to RADA his think-tank experience, practical experience of working with NGOs, expertise in international development, civil society development, and organizational management, rule of law/legal reform and good knowledge of Eurasia region. Immediately prior to joining the ASIL in 2004, Andrew served as Co-Director of the Rule of Law Research Office at the American Bar Association's Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative (ABA/CEELI) where he designed and implemented tools for assessing judicial and legal reform as well as compliance with international treaties. He also worked for the legal departments of the Office of the High Representative (OHR) in Bosnia and the UNHCR's Washington Office. In addition, Andrew has extensive experience in the area of electoral administration, having served as an OSCE election observer in more than a dozen countries in Europe and Eurasia since the mid-1990s. He received a JD from the Catholic University of America Law School; a MA in international affairs from American University; and a BA in political science from Temple University. Before attending law school, Andrew spent five years at the Brookings Institution as program coordinator and a research assistant in the Foreign Policy Studies program, where he specialized in political and economic reform and conflict prevention in Eastern Europe, the Balkans and the former Soviet Union.
  • Ted Borek (member) is a Management Consultant and Adjunct Faculty at the School for International Training, where he has taught Financial Management, Budgeting & Managing Financial Resources and Social Entrepreneurship. His previous employment includes Executive Management positions as Chief Financial and Chief Operating Officer of pioneering socially responsible natural food companies such as Stow Mills, Inc., United Natural Foods, Lightlife Foods and Northeast Cooperatives. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer for the Code Corporation, a Salt Lake City, Utah manufacturer and world wide distributor of innovative bar code reader technology and Nantucket Harvest, Inc. a Boston based manufacturer of all-natural cocktail mixes and grilling spice rubs. Recognizing that active involvement is especially important to the social health of a community, Mr. Borek holds several Board positions on local non-profit corporations, as well as, personally leading the formation and IRS approval of two 501 ( c) (3) organizations. Ted has also undertaken volunteer executive business consulting assignments in Odessa, Ukraine (1996) and Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia (2000) under the auspices of Washington, DC based Citizens Development Corp. While there he worked with the management teams of several recently privatized small and medium businesses in developing financial, operational and sales /marketing plans. Mr. Boreks educational background includes an MBA degree from the University of Toronto and a BA degree from Rutgers University.