Before Mary Beth Markey was ICT’s President, she served as ICT’s Vice President for International Advocacy, overseeing ICT’s advocacy work in the United States and across the globe. She previously concentrated on furthering Tibet’s understanding and ICT’s influence in Congress and the Administration as ICT’s Director of Government Relations. Prior to working at ICT, Mary Beth was a staffer on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for eight years. Under then Chairman Claiborne Pell (D-RI), she had a variety of responsibilities as Deputy and Acting Press Spokesperson, which included monitoring human rights and refugees issues, including those of the Tibetan people. She also worked for Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party Mission in the United States.