Douglas E. Friedman is 1st Vice President of the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education. Friedman is an alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Villanova University School of Law. Until retiring in 2002, he served for many years as vice-president and legal counsel to a Fortune 100 energy company.
Friedman has served on various boards over the years including the Monmouth County Arts Council, the Art Alliance of Monmouth County, and the United In Group Harmony Association. He became involved in Chhange through his interest in the treatment of those in the arts in Germany during the Holocaust.
Friedman is the author of several books, including The Comedian Harmonists: The Last Great Jewish Performers In Nazi Germany. It can be found online at www.comedianharmonistsbook.com. His latest book, Four Boys and a Guitar: The Story and Music of the Mills Brothers, is available at www.millsbrothersbook.com. Both books are also available on Amazon.com and other online booksellers. One hundred percent of the profits from these books are donated to Chhange.