Margery Ann Tabankin is the Executive Director for the Hollywood Women's Political Committee and the Barbra Streisand Foundation. Previously, she was the executive director of The Arca Foundation. where she managed the endowment funding non-profit organizations concerned with protection of civil liberties and civil rights, international human rights and environmental preservation. She was appointed by President Carter as Director of VISTA, Volunteers in Service to America. Ms. Tabankin was also the executive director of Youth Project and the first female president of the National Students Association.