Col. (Res.) Miri Eisin

Vice Chair of the Board for Governance and Administration

Miri Eisin served in the Israeli intelligence community and retired at the rank of full colonel in 2004. Over her twenty year career in the military she served in diverse positions in the field, combat units and research departments.

Miri served as the Israeli Prime Minister’s spokesperson from the second Lebanon war until the end of 2007.  She now teaches at IDC Herzliya, and works extensively with the media, student groups and diplomats. Miri is a fellow at the Center for International Communication at Bar Ilan University and an associate at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism.

Miri is a board member of the Deborah Forum, Women in Foreign Policy and National Security; and the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel.

Miri holds a BA from Tel Aviv University in Middle Eastern Studies and Political Science, an MA from Haifa University in Security Studies, and is a graduate of the Israeli National Defense College.