Martin Shupack is Church World Service’s director of advocacy in Washington, DC. Church World Service is a global humanitarian aid agency and ministry of 36 Protestant, Orthodox, and Anglican denominations in the United States, working with local organizations worldwide to support sustainable development, meet emergency needs, help the displaced, and address the root causes of poverty, hunger, and powerlessness. Prior to coming to Washington in 1995, Marty and his family served with Mennonite Central Committee in Mexico City. Before that he served in pastoral ministry in Illinois for many years. Marty is married and has three children, and is a member of the Mennonite Church. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois and Harvard Law School.