Vin Weber is a partner with Clark & Weinstock, a strategic consulting and public policy firm in Washington, DC. He is a former US Congressman, serving Minnesota's Second Congressional District from 1980 to 1992. Mr. Weber is Chairman of the National Endowment for Democracy, and a fellow at the Humphrey Institute at the University of Minnesota, where he is a co director of the Policy Forum. Mr. Weber serves on the Board of Directors of several private sector and non-profit organizations, including ITT Educational Services and The Lenox Group. He also serves on the Board of the Council on Foreign Relations and co-chaired a major independent task force on U.S. Policy Toward Reform in the Arab World.