On December 4, 2006, ANERA announced that William D. Corcoran will take over from Peter Gubser as its new President and CEO.  Corcoran currently works as Vice President of Human Resources and Administration for Christian Children’s Fund (CCF) and has previously served as Regional Director in Amman for the Pontifical Mission for Palestine, also known as the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA).  Outgoing President, Gubser, was quoted at a September 11, 2006, Arab American Institute breakfast forum, saying “As long as the Israeli military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza continues, nothing will be resolved. . . .”