Herb Sturz "was the Founding Chairman of The After-School Corporation and serves as a Trustee of the Open Society Institute. In addition, he represents the Open Society on the board of NURCHA (National Urban Reconstruction and Housing Agency), a non-governmental organization that has facilitated the construction of more than 200,000 low-income houses throughout South Africa. Mr. Sturz has also served as Founding Director of the Vera Institute of Justice; New York Deputy Mayor for Criminal Justice; Chairman of the New York City Planning Commission; and a member of the editorial board of The New York Times.
"Mr. Sturz received a BA from the University of Wisconsin and an MA from Columbia University. He was a finalist for the Purpose Prize, which celebrates individuals over the age of 60 who are making significant contributions to society through social entrepreneurship efforts. His many honors include the Rockefeller Public Service Award, the Roscoe Pound Award from the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, and the August Vollmer Award from the American Society of Criminology.
"To learn more about Herb Sturz and his role in founding TASC and his latest venture, ReServe, a nonprofit organization that places skilled, experienced retirees in part-time positions with social service and government organizations, click here.“ 
- ”Biography”, Accessed January 2007.