Michael Keller, chair of the Board, is the retired director of policy analysis and research for the Maryland Higher Education Commission. He served as president of the Peace Action Education Fund nationally from 2007 to 2016 and as co-chair of its board since that date. He also served in a number of capacities while a member of the board of directors of Peace Action nationally from 1989 to 2007, including as Secretary, chair of the Membership and Affiliation Committee, and a member of the Operations Committee and the PAC. He also served as coordinator of Anne Arundel Peace Action from 1985 to 2007. He has been chair of the Annapolis Human Relations Commission since 2000 and is vice president of the board of the Anne Arundel County Literacy Council. He was a founding member of the Anne Arundel Conflict Resolution Center. He holds degrees in journalism from Ohio University and in political science from Miami University.