American Council on Germany
The American Council on Germany (ACG) is a private, nonprofit, national organization that was incorporated in New York City in 1952. Its founding leaders were: John J. McCloy; Eric M. Warburg; General Lucius D. Clay; Christopher Emmet; Joseph Kaskell; Dr. George M. Shuster.
In 1959, the ACG initiated the American-German Biennial Conference Series. Past participants include: Dean Acheson; George Ball; Sen. Bill Bradley; Zbigniew Brzezinski; McGeorge Bundy; Richard Cheney; Newt Gingrich; George Kennan; Henry A. Kissinger; Sen. Richard Luger; Dean Rusk; Sen. Paul Sarbanes; Paul Volcker; and Clayton Yeutter.
The ACG'S mission is to promote open communication and mutual understanding between the United States and Germany. In 2002, the ACG had total revenues of $1,581,782, total expenses of $1,282,498, and net assets of $9,298,670. ACG president Hugh Hamilton reported compensation of $135,000.
- Garrick Utley: Chairman
- John Galvin: Chairman Emeriti
- Charles McC. Mathias Jr.
- Richard R. Burt: Vice Chairman
- Richard M. Hunt: Vice Chairman
- Paul A. Volcker: Honorary Chairman
- Hugh G. Hamilton: President
- Karen Furey: Executive Vice President
- William R. Harman: Treasurer
- Dale L. Ponikvar: Counsel
14th East 60th Street
New York, New York 10022
Phone: (212) 826-3636
Fax: (212) 758-3445