Jeffrey Reinke has been chief of staff to the president and is also secretary of the corporation. He joined CFR in 1994 as part of the Corporate Program staff, and also worked in CFR’s Meetings Program and Executive Office, where he served as director of special projects. He is the chairman of the board of directors of Cultural Vistas, a nonprofit that provides international exchange opportunities. He holds an MA in South Asia Regional Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a BSFS from Georgetown University.
Affiliations: Cultural Vistas, Chair of the Board
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