Founder, chairman Mid-American Committee, since 1968. Former member board directors United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, National Association of Manufacturers, International Trade Policy Committee and Working Group on Commonwealth of Indiana States and Eastern Europe. Trustee 4th Presbyterian Church, Chicago, Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1996.
Board advisors Mercy Hospital. Vice chairman Chicago Sister Cities. Member advisory board International Institute Education.
Board directors International Sister Cities. With United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member President Council University Illinois Foundation.
Director International Urban Retail Properties Company. Chairman Illinois Global Partnership, Inc. Captain United States Army, 1946-1947.
Member American Management Association, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, Mid-American Arab Chamber of Commerce (founder, former president), Chicago Bar Association, Chicago Committee, Chicago Council Foreign Relations (past director), Council of the American mathematical society, International Trade Club (past director, president), Japan-American Society, National Council United States-China Trade, National Academy of Sciences (president council), English Speaking Union (director, past chairman) Trade and Economics Council United States of America-Commonwealth of Independent States (director), United States-Russia Business Council, Museum Contemporary Art, Newcomen Society North America, United States-China Business Council, United States-Arab C. of Chamber (board directors), United States-Mexico C. of Chamber (board directors), Thomas Minor Society, Chicago Club, Economic Club, Grant Park Concerts Society, Chicago Farmers Club, Mid-American Club, University Club (Washington), University Club (Milwaukee), Hillsboro Club (Florida), Tryall Golf and Beach Club (Jamaica), Rotary, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Gamma Delta.