Board of Directors
Aid to the Church in Need is blessed to have a fine group of both lay and religious who, while doing so much for the Catholic communities in which they serve, now lend their time, deep faith and vast knowledge to further the mission of our organization.
George J. Marlin served two terms as Executive Director and CEO of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (1995-1997). In that capacity he managed 35 facilities, including the World Trade Center, La Guardia, JFK, and Newark Airports, PATH Subway and the four bridges and two tunnels that connect New York and New Jersey.
In 1993, Mr. Marlin was the Conservative Party nominee for mayor of the City of New York. In 1994, he served on Governor-elect Pataki’s transition team and in 2010 served on Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo’s transition team. Mr. Marlin has been a member of the Governor of New York’s Council of Economic and Fiscal Advisors and served as a Director of the Nassau County Interim Finance Authority (NIFA), a state fiscal oversight and control board (2010-2014).
Mr. Marlin is the author/editor of numerous books including The American Catholic Voter: Two Hundred Years of Political Impact, Narcissist Nation: Reflections of a Blue-State Conservative, Squandered Opportunities: New York’s Pataki Years, Fighting the Good Fight: A History of the New York Conservative Party, The Quotable Chesterton, Quotable Fulton Sheen and Quotable Paul Johnson. Mr. Marlin has also served as general editor of The Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton.
Most recently he is the author of Christian Persecutions in the Middle East; a 21st Century Tragedy, and, with Brad Miner, Sons of St. Patrick, A History of the Archbishops of New York City. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, New York Post, National Review, New York Daily News and Newsday.