Jeff Albert, PhD, has been a Brit Tzedek board member since August 2004. He is the co-founder and CEO of the Aquaya Institute, a a nonprofit organization dedicated to research, testing, and promotion of water resource innovations in the developing world. Jeff also teaches at the Arava Institute of Environmental Studies in Israel and has an adjunct faculty position at Brown University, where he previously was jointly appointed in the department of geological sciences and the Center for Environmental Studies. Between 1998 and 2001, Jeff was on the staff of the Water Commission, the Israeli government agency with prime responsibility for water allocation decisionmaking. Since 1997, he has been involved in a variety of Israeli-Palestinian water and environmental projects, and he makes regular trips to the region. Jeff is both an Israeli and American citizen.