2000   Chaired WASC 10-year re-accreditation visit to California State University, Northridge
1998-2001   Board of Directors, Human Rights Watch. New York.
1998-2000   Board of Directors, YMCA of Greater New York
1998-Present   Charter Member, Advisory Committee for International Science (ACIS) American Association for the Advancement of Science
1998   Member, Advisory Board, Institute for the Advanced Study of Religion at Yale University
1998   Member, Board of Directors, New York Women's Forum.
1996-Present   Member, New York Academy of Sciences
1996-1999   Board of Directors, Citizens Union Foundation.
1996-2000   Board of Directors, New Visions for Public Schools
1996-1999   Member, Advisory Board Committee, Community School District Five, New York City Public Schools.
1996-Present   Member, Board of Directors of The Feminist Press at The City University of New York.
1995-1997   Member, National Visiting Committee for the Los Angeles Collaborative for Teacher Excellence (LACTE).
1995-2000   Member, Consultative Committee of the New York Networks for School Renewal.
1994-1997   Member, New Yorkers for Africa Honorary Committee. Committee assists in outreaching to the community to expand involvement of New Yorkers for Africa.
1994-2000   Member, CUNY Advisory Committee on Welfare Reform and Higher Education. The Committee reviews and evaluates the existing public policies and principal issues relating to the education of college students who receive public assistance
1994-2000   Member, Commission on School Facilities and Maintenance Reform. Panel established by former School Chancellor Ramon C. Cortines to oversee maintenance reform of New York Public School System
1994-1995   Member, Harlem Urban Development Corporation
1970-1993   Served on 18 volunteer boards and advisory groups;chaired four accreditation site visits; organized and ran a voter registration drive in Long Beach California; ran volunteer tutoring programs for the Los Angeles County Probation Department and the California Youth Authority.