Trustee – Open Society Institute
Herbert Sturz, (Co-Founder), is the founding chairman of The After-School Corporation and serves as a trustee of the Open Society Institute. He represents the Open Society on the board of National Urban Reconstruction and Housing Agency (NURCHA), a non-governmental organization that has facilitated construction of over 200,000 low-income houses throughout South Africa. He was also the founding director of the Vera Institute of Justice; New York Deputy Mayor for Criminal Justice; Chairman of the New York City Planning Commission, and editorial board member of The New York Times. Mr. Sturz received a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin and an M.A. from Columbia University. He was a finalist for the Purpose Prize, which celebrates individuals over the age of 60 who make significant contributions to society through social entrepreneurship efforts. His honors include the Rockefeller Public Service Award, the Roscoe Pound Award, and the August Vollmer Award.