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David de Ferranti
David de Ferranti

Founder and Board Chair, Results for Development Institute

Former Vice President for the Latin American and Caribbean Region, World Bank; former Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; former Associate Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (Carter Administration)

Henry J. Aaron
Henry J. Aaron

Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Former Director of the Brookings Economic Studies Program; former Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (Carter Administration)

Kenneth Apfel
Kenneth Apfel

Director of the Management, Finance and Leadership Program, University of Maryland

Former Commissioner of the Social Security Administration (Clinton Administration); former Associate Director of the Office of Management and Budget; former Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas

Henry A. Coleman
Henry A. Coleman

Professor, School of Public Policy and Planning, Rutgers University

Former Director, Rutgers Center for Government Services

James Gibson
James O. Gibson

Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Social Policy

Former Director of Equal Opportunity, The Rockefeller Foundation; former President, Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation, Washington, D.C.

Antonia Hernandez
Antonia Hernández

President and CEO, California Community Foundation

Former President and General Counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)

Wayne Jordan
Wayne Jordan

Co-Founder and Secretary-Treasurer, Akonadi Foundation

Founder, Jordan Real Estate Investments (Oakland, CA); member of the boards of the ACLU Investment Committee, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Color of Change, and Rock the Vote

Jacob Lew
Jack Lew

Partner, Lindsay Goldberg LLC; Visiting Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary; former Director of the Office of Management and Budget (Clinton and Obama administrations); former White House Chief of Staff

Lynn McNair
C. Lynn McNair

Vice President of Philanthropic Partnerships, Alliance for Excellent Education

Former Senior Director, Philanthropy & Partnerships, The Internet Society; former Vice President for Philanthropic Partnerships, Salzburg Global Seminar

Robert D. Reischauer
Robert D. Reischauer

President Emeritus and Distinguished Institute Fellow, Urban Institute

Former Director, Congressional Budget Office; former trustee of the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds

Paul Rudd
Paul Rudd

President, Adaptive Analytics, New York

Susan Sechler
Susan Sechler

Board Chair, New Markets Lab

Former Vice President, Aspen Institute; former Senior Advisor to the German Marshall Fund; former Director Global Inclusion, The Rockefeller Foundation; former Deputy Director of Economics and Budget at U.S. Department of Agriculture (Carter Administration)

Melanne Verveer
Melanne Verveer

Executive Director, Georgetown University Institute for Women, Peace and Security

Former U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues and former United Nations Representative on the Commission on the Status of Women (Obama Administration); former Special Assistant to President Bill Clinton; former Chief of Staff to First Lady Hillary Clinton

Kim Wallace
Kim Wallace

Managing Director, United States Eurasia Group

Former Assistant Secretary of Legislative Affairs for the Department of Treasury (Obama Administration); former Senior Analyst for the Senate Budget Committee

William Julius Wilson
William Julius Wilson

Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor, Harvard University

Author: Power, Racism and Privilege; The Declining Significance of Race; The Truly Disadvantaged; and When Work Disappears: The New World of the Urban Poor

Emeritus Board Members
Marian Wright Edelman

President
Children's Defense Fund

In Memoriam
Frank Mankiewicz

1924 - 2014

OBITUARIES:
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John Kramer

Founding Chair

1937-2006

OBITUARIES:
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Sol Price

1916-2009

OBITUARIES:
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Barbara Blum

Founding Chair

1930-2012

OBITUARIES:
Times Union
New York Times

 

Beatrix Hamburg

1923-2018

OBITUARIES:
New York Times
Washington Post