Borut Pahor

President of the Republic of Slovenia

Bojana Fazarinc

Former Director of Global Marketing Services and Brand Management at Hewlett-Packard

Melita Gabrič

Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to Canada

John M. Hutar

President and CEO at San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau

Joži Plut

Executive Assistant to the City Manager at City of Belmont

Peter Rožič, S.J.

Director, Jesuit European Social Centre, Brussels

John P. Vidmar

Honorary Consul for Slovenia, Chicago

Stanislav Vidovič

Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the United States

Johnny Young

US Ambassador (Retired) to Slovenia; CIEE; Former Director of Migration and Refugee Services at USCCB

Michael Biggins

Affiliate professor, Slavic languages and literatures, University of Washington; Slovene to English literary translator; Executive board member, Society for Slovene Studies

Matej Drev

Associate, Strategy & Corporate Finance at McKinsey & Company, San Francisco

Zvonko Fazarinc

Former Director, Hewlett-Packard R&D Labs; Consulting Professor, Stanford

Thomas R. Harkin

U.S. Senator (Retired); Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement

Sara Isaković

Olympian Medalist

Anton Mavretič

Center for Space Engineering, Boston University; Founder of SIAT of Boston, LLC

Petra Mitchell

President and CEO, Catalyst Connection; Slovenia’s Honorary Consul in Pennsylvania

Joseph A. Mussomeli

Former U.S. Ambassador to Slovenia

Tim Perčič

President of American Mutual Life Association

William J. Perry

Former US Secretary of Defense; Emeritus Professor, Stanford University

Dejan Valentinčič

Lecturer of Law, School of Advanced Social Studies, Nova Gorica

Peter J. Verovšek

Assistant Professor in Politics and International relations at Sheffield University, UK.

Lucky Vidmar

Partner at Hogan Lovells and Slovenia’s Honorary Consul in Denver

Mark V. Vlasic

Adjunct Professor of Law & Senior Fellow, Institute for Law, Science & Global Security, Georgetown University; Principal, Madison Law & Strategy Group PLLC

Ajša Vodnik

Executive Director of American Chamber of Commerce in Slovenia

Nina Leskovec

Colchis Capital LP

Urša Lampret


Vida Forčič


Božo Cerar

Former Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the United States

Tanja Dominko

Associate Professor of Biology and Biotechnology, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

B. Lee Peterlin

Associate Professor of Neurology, Director of Headache Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Nadine Prah

Advisory Council member of Atlas Network and a CPA (retired)

Jacqueline Widmar Stewart

Author and Education Advocate, Retired Attorney and Judge pro tempore

† France Rode

Research and Development Engineer, Hewlett-Packard Labs; Entrepreneur

† Joseph F. Sutter

Chief Engineer for the Boeing 747; Boeing Senior Advisory Group member

† James L. Oberstar

Retired Member of the US House of Representatives (D-8 MN)