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Staff Members


Rachael Agnello
Program Assistant

Rachael Agnello is the Program Assistant. In this role, Rachael works closely with the ACG’s Warburg Chapter Directors and partner organizations to organize discussions and meetings across the country… Read full bio.

Robin Cammarota

Robin Cammarota
Program Director and Digital Strategist

Robin Cammarota is the Program Director and Digital Strategist for the ACG. With a focus on engaging the next generation of transatlanticists,  much of her work is geared to digital outreach and new programming for young professionals…Read full bio.


Melissa Rocha Dungan
Program Assistant and Membership Coordinator

Melissa Rocha Dungan joined the ACG in June 2015 as a Program Assistant. She studied and worked in Germany as a participant of Cultural Vistas’ Work Immersion Study Program in 2004 as well as the Congress Bundestag…Read full bio.


Rob Fenstermacher
Chief Content Officer

Robert (Rob) Fenstermacher joined the American Council on Germany in January 2018. In his role as Chief Content Officer, he helps direct the operations of the ACG’s programmatic activities on transatlantic political, economic, environmental and other social issues… Read full bio.


Karen Furey
Executive Vice President

Karen Furey, as Executive Vice President, administers the ACG’s American-German Young Leaders program, coordinates Council discussion programs in New York, and oversees day-to-day operations at the Council. She has been with the Council since 1979…Read full bio.


Steven E. Sokol


Dr. Steven E. Sokol became President of the American Council on Germany on May 1, 2015. He served as President and CEO of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh from July 2010 until April 2015. He served as President…Read full bio.


Michele Ruehs Steinbuch
Vice President

Michele Ruehs Steinbuch has been with the American Council on Germany since May 1999. Her current duties include writing and editing publications, coordinating the corporate membership program,…Read full bio.