Terasem Movement Foundation

Terasem Movement Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors

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Martine Rothblatt

President

Martine Rothblatt is responsible for launching several satellite communications companies, including the first nationwide vehicle location system (Geostar, 1983), the first private international spacecom project (PanAmSat, 1984), the first global satellite radio network (WorldSpace, 1990), and the first non-geostationary satellite-to-car broadcasting system (Sirius, 1990).

As an attorney-entrepreneur she was also responsible for leading the efforts to obtain worldwide approval, via new international treaties, of satellite orbit/spectrum allocations for space-based navigation services (1987) and for direct-to-person satellite radio transmissions (1992).

In the 1990s Dr. Rothblatt entered the life sciences field by leading the International Bar Association’s project to develop a draft Human Genome Treaty for the United Nations (submitted in 1999), and by founding a biotechnology company, United Therapeutics (1996). Dr. Rothblatt is the author of books on satellite communications technology (Radiodetermination Satellite Services and Standards, Artech, 1987), gender freedom (Apartheid of Sex, Crown, 1995), genomics (Unzipped Genes, Temple University Press, 1997) and xenotransplantation (Your Life or Mine, Ashgate House, 2003). She is also cyberscripted and produced one of the first cybermuseums, the World Against Racism Museum, www.endracism.org.

 


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Bina Rothblatt

Vice President

Bina developed her project management skills at Geostar, WorldSpace, Beacon Projects and Lung Rx, Inc. Bina is also a founder-director of the World Against Racism.

 


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Jim Sorrentino

Board Member

Mr. Sorrentino is an attorney licensed to practice in the State of
Maryland. Since 1987, Mr. Sorrentino has worked as a policy analyst
for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD). He is currently employed as a Senior Compliance Analyst for
the Mortgagee Review Board Division of the Office of Lender
Activities and Program Compliance in HUD Headquarters. Jim
Sorrentino is the Chief Instructor of Aikido of Northern Virginia, a
successful martial arts dojo in Arlington. He has been studying the
martial arts of Japan and Okinawa since 1977. Mr. Sorrentino holds a
fifth-degree black belt in aikido, and a third-degree black belt in
karate. He has approximately 60 students, with one-third of them
holding black-belt ranks.

 

 

 

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Jenesis Rothblatt

Board Member

Ms. Rothblatt has been a board member since 2010. She is currently Manager of Teleprescence and Virtual Worlds Training with the United Therapeutics Corporation.