Executive assistant to chairman New York State Assembly Judicial Committee, 1963-1964. Assistant to attorney general State New York, 1960. President 9th A.D. Republican Club, 1963-1964.
Delegate New York State Republican Conventions, 1966-2000, delegate Republican National Convention, 1968, 72, 76, 80, 84, 88, 92, 96, 2000, 2004, Presidential Elector, 1984. Chairman New York County Republican Committee, 1981-2002, treasurer, 1965. Member New York Republican State Committee, executive committee.
New York State co-chairman Bush-for-President campaigns, 1988, 92, Bush-Quayle National Finance Committee, 1988, 92. Candidate for Mayor of New York City., 1977. Trustee Carnegie Hall Society, Inc., Carnegie Hall Corporation, past trustee Columbia College Pharmaceutical Sciences, Long Island College Hospital, New York Committee Young Audiences, United Jewish Appeal, Tel Aviv University, Freedom House, Dalton Schools Brotherhood-In-Action, Heart Research Foundation.
Presidential appointee to National Commission Fine Arts, 1985-1989, National Endowment Arts Council, 1989-1996, trustee John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, since 2002. Ambassador arts National Education Association, 2000. Fellow Metropolitan Museum Art.
Patron Metropolitan Opera. Sponsor New York Philharmonic Society. Member Regents visiting committee New York State Museum.
Trustee Temple Emanu-El. Past board directors Freedom House. Member New York Committee for Young Audiences, Harvard Committee on University Resources.
Member board overseers John F. Kennedy School Government/Harvard University Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1956. Member Anti-Defamation League (board governors New York ), American Young President's Organization, Finance Analysts Federation, New York Society Security Analysts, Council Foreign Relations, Woodrow Wilson International Center Scholars (member advisory group), Association Harvard Alumni (past director), Harvard Club (governor), Century Association, Century Country Club, Dutch Treat Club, Senate Club (president), Harvard Business School, City Club, Omicron Delta Epsilon (honorary).