Douglas Savage serves as producer of International Focus, the Institute's weekly Public Television series. He also oversees IWA's other media initiatives and coordinates the annual Fireside Forum lecture series. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce World Trade Association and the Statewide International Education Council. Previously, he served as Assistant Director of the Institute for Global Studies, a UW System faculty and curriculum development office. Prior to that, he was Midwest Regional Director of the National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce, and has held senior positions in other Washington-based NGO's. He holds a Master's Degree in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Chicago, and has done graduate study at Yarmouk University in Irbid, Jordan.