Media

FAIR Spokespersons

Dan Stein
   
Dan Stein, President

Prior to joining FAIR in 1982, Dan was executive director of the Immigration Reform Law Institute. His legal experience includes private practice and as congressional staff. He has testified more than 50 times before Congress. Cited in the media as "America's best known immigration reformer," he has appeared on virtually every significant TV and radio news/talk program in America and has contributed commentaries to a vast number of print media outlets.

Ira Mehlman
   
Ira Mehlman, Media Director

Ira joined FAIR in 1986 with experience as a journalist, professor of journalism, special assistant to Gov. Richard Lamm (Colorado), and press secretary of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. His columns have appeared in National Review, LA Times, NY Times, Washington Post, Newsweek, and more. He is an experienced TV and radio commentator.

Bob Dane
   
Bob Dane, Communications Director

Bob joined FAIR in 2006 after years of watching a stark reality emerge; unless immigration is properly regulated and reduced, virtually every other policy reform faces an uphill battle. He engages audiences with his passionate perspectives and is the go-to guest for hundreds of radio stations, many of whom he worked with during his 20 years in network radio. Bob also regularly appears on FOX News, on-line and on-air.

Anna_Giaritelli
   
Anna Giaritelli, Press Secretary

Anna joined FAIR in 2014. She serves as the primary contact for all press calls and is responsible for writing and producing media material and newsletters, building relationships with reporters and producers, and assisting senior staff. Anna has experience reporting for CQ Roll Call, The Washington Examiner and Cox Media Group. Her background in congressional reporting and a firm grasping of newsworthiness will further assist the media department at FAIR.

FAIR's Jack Martin
   
Jack Martin, Spokesperson

Jack, who joined FAIR in 1995, is a retired U.S. diplomat with consular experience. He has testified before the U.S. Congress, U.S. Civil Rights Commission, and U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform and has authored studies of immigration issues. His national and international print, TV, and talk radio experience is extensive (including in Spanish).