Judith O. Rubin is Chairman of the Board of Playwrights Horizons, a distinguished forty-year-old not-for-profit Off-Broadway theater in New York City. She served for eight years as a member of the National Council on the Arts of the NEA, and for six years as a member of the board of Theatre Communications Group. In June, 2004 she completed three years as a member of the Tony Awards Nominating Committee and is now a member of the Advisory Board of the American Theatre Wing and of the Administration and the Rules Committees of the Tony Awards. She is a member of the New York State Council on the Arts, the Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) Board of Overseers. She has served on the Yale University Council Committee on Theater at Yale, and the Board of Regents of the State of New York, representing the First Judicial District (Manhattan). She is a director of the Laurents/Hatcher Foundation that awards a major annual prize to a play by an emerging playwright, and a trustee of The Mount Sinai Health System in New York and of its School of Medicine. She is a former trustee of Public Radio International, and the Center for Arts and Culture, a cultural policy think tank in Washington, D.C. She was Commissioner for Protocol for the City of New York during the four years of the Dinkins Administration and is a former president and chairman of the 92nd Street Y, a large cultural center in New York. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and is listed in Who’s Who of American Women. Judy Rubin is originally from Atlantic City, New Jersey.