Language Assistance Advisory Committee

Michael A. Nussbaum

Michael A. Nussbaum is currently Co-Publisher of the Queens Daily Eagle newspaper and former Publisher of the Queens Tribune and the Press of Southeast Queens. Prior to joining the Queens Tribune, Mr. Nussbaum organized the first NBA All-Star Basketball Tour of Asia in concert with President Ronald Reagan's visit to China and was the Producer and Distributor of the motion picture documentary, "Who Killed Vincent Chin", nominated for an Academy Award in 1987.

Mr. Nussbaum, who for years has served the Jewish community in various leadership positions, was first elected in 2000, President of the American Jewish Congress, Metropolitan region. In addition, Mr. Nussbaum has served as Vice-President and later as Board member of the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York. Mr. Nussbaum is currently President of the Queens Jewish Community Council.

After earning his BA in Political Science from Queens College and his MPA from New York University, Mr. Nussbaum joined the New York City's Mayor's Office from 1972-1978, serving Mayors John Lindsay and Abe Beame as Assistant to the Mayor and later as Commissioner of the Office of Neighborhood Government. Mr. Nussbaum was appointed Adjunct Professor of the Graduaste School of Public Administration, Long Island University, CW Post Campus.

Mr. Nussbaum has served on the Boards of various public and private corporations.