Steering Committee

As the leadership body of the Peace Council, the Steering Committee is primarily responsible for matters concerning the organization’s structural and financial sustainability, as well as its overall political direction.

Meet our 2018 Steering Committee members:

Ursula Rozum first got involved in social justice work through Citizen Action of NY in 2008 working on a Get Out the Vote campaign.  She has been involved with SPC since 2008, and is currently active with the Justice for Palestine Committee.  She is also part of the Green Party of NY.  By day and night, Ursula works for the Campaign for New York Health and Physicians for a National Health Program NY Metro.  When she’s not organizing campaigns, Ursula enjoys salsa dancing, salsa making, gardening, playing ukulele, and bicycle riding.

Marianna Kaufman got her start in social justice organizing through the anti-fracking movement and Citizens Climate Lobby.  Marianna got involved with the Peace Council through the CNY Solidarity Coalition in 2017, and is a member of the Beyond War and Militarism Committee.  Among many other organizations, she is part of the Immigrant and Refugee Defense Network (previously known as the Rapid Response Team).  Marianna is a physicians assistant, mom, yogi, and nature lover.