A native Oregonian, Al received his BS degree from Yale University in 1966 and earned his MBA from the University of Oregon School of Business in 1968. Al retired from the family business (Jubitz Corporation) after a career spanning 34 years. He also served as a director of two private start-up companies.
Al is President and Founder of the Jubitz Family Foundation which directs funding to organizations that foster peace building, environmental stewardship and early childhood education. A third-generation Rotarian, he is Past President and remains active in the Rotary Club of Portland.
Al devotes most of his time to the War Prevention Initiative, a program of the Jubitz Family Foundation. Al has a vision to prevent all war by the year 2030. He works diligently to collaborate with partners in Rotary International, the Conflict Resolution Department at Portland State University and various grassroots and non-profit organizations to achieve this goal.
Al currently serves on the board of the United Way of the Columbia-Willamette. In 2010, Al and his wife Nancy were recognized nationally by United Way with the Tocqueville Society Award for their ongoing commitment and support. He is a Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum of Oregon, Class 20, and also serves on the Leadership Councils of Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Portland Children’s Museum and the National Advisory Board of Environmental Defense Fund. He is Director Emeritus of Morrison Child and Family Services and an emeritus trustee of Outward Bound Wilderness School.
Al and his wife Nancy have been married 48 years. They have three grown daughters and four grandchildren. He enjoys hiking, playing squash and golf.