Jack Rendler "has been a human rights advocate and activist for over twenty-five years. After coordinating Amnesty International’s volunteer activism in the thirteen western United States, Mr. Rendler served as Director of Campaigns for the U.S. section of Amnesty from 1987 through 1993. In August and September 1994, he was responsible for UNICEF’s Children in Exceptionally Difficult Circumstances field program in Goma, Zaire, caring for children orphaned and abandoned by the genocide in Rwanda. From 1997 to 1999, he was Executive Director of Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights. He has worked with human rights activists in North and Central Africa, and East and South Asia. He currently serves on the Boards of the Aurora Foundation, the Children’s Rights Program of Human Rights Watch, and Women in Leadership Development. He has been working on Korean human rights issues since 1984." 
He is a chair of the U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea.
- "Biography", U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, Accessed December 2006.