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Members of the Board of Trustees are appointed to six-year terms by the president of the United States. Trustees serve on various committees including executive, audit, finance and investment policy, development, fellowship, and strategic planning and program. Trustees whose terms have expired may serve until a successor has qualified.

Woodrow Wilson Center Board of Trustees

Chair

Governor Bill Haslam

Bill Haslam

Chair, Board of Trustees;
Former Governor of Tennessee

Vice Chair

Drew Maloney

Drew Maloney

Vice Chair, Board of Trustees;
President and CEO, American Investment Council

Private Citizen Members

Nicholas Adams

Nicholas Adams

Trustee, Wilson Center;
The Foundation for Liberty and American Greatness (FLAG)
Thelma Duggin

Thelma Duggin

Trustee, Wilson Center;
President, The AnBryce Foundation
Brian H. Hook

Brian H. Hook

Trustee, Wilson Center;
Former U.S. Special Representative for Iran; and Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State
David Jacobson

David Jacobson

Trustee, Wilson Center;
Former U.S. Ambassador to Canada and Vice Chair, BMO Financial Group
Timothy Pataki

Timothy Pataki

Trustee, Wilson Center
Alan N. Rechtschaffen

Alan N. Rechtschaffen

Trustee, Wilson Center;
Private Investor; Senior Lecturer of Laws, New York University  
Louis Susman

Hon. Louis Susman

Trustee, Wilson Center;
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom; Senior Advisor, Perella Weinberg Partners

Public Members

Antony Blinken

Antony Blinken

Secretary, U.S. Department of State
Lonnie G. Bunch III

Lonnie G. Bunch III

Secretary, Smithsonian Institution
Miguel Cardona

Miguel Cardona

Secretary, U.S. Department of Education
David Ferriero

David Ferriero

Archivist of the United States
Carla D. Hayden

Carla D. Hayden

Librarian of Congress
Adam Wolfson

Adam Wolfson

Acting Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities

Staff Leadership

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Ambassador Mark Green

President, Director, & CEO, Wilson Center
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Robert S. Litwak

Senior Vice President and Director of International Security Studies
Bruce Blakeman

Bruce Blakeman

Chief Operating Officer
Meg King

Meg King

Director of the Science and Technology Innovation Program
Linda Roth

Linda Roth

Vice President for External Relations
Aaron C. Jones

Aaron C. Jones

Director of Congressional Relations
Nora Shuler

Nora Shuler Bodner

Secretary to the Board of Trustees; Deputy Director of Development
Duncan Wood

Duncan Wood

Vice President for Strategy & New Initiatives; Senior Advisor to the Mexico Institute
Andrew Pepito

Andrew Pepito

Chief Financial Officer

Prince Palmer

Director Support Operations
Dennis Reimer

Dennis Reimer

Chief Information Officer
Bruce Griffith

Bruce Griffith

Chief Technology Officer
Susan Howard

Susan Howard

Deputy Financial Officer
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Monde Muyangwa

Africa Program Director
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Abraham Denmark

Director, Asia Program
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Christopher Sands

Director, Canada Institute
Jennifer L. Turner

Jennifer L. Turner

Director, China Environment Forum & Manager, Global Choke Point Initiative
Dan Hamilton

Daniel S. Hamilton

Director, Global Europe Program; Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Distinguished Fellow
Christian F. Ostermann

Christian F. Ostermann

Director, History and Public Policy Program; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project;
Woodrow Wilson Center
Matthew Rojansky

Matthew Rojansky

Director, Kennan Institute
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Robert Daly

Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
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Jean H. Lee

Director, Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy;
Journalist and former Pyongyang Bureau Chief, Associated Press
Cindy Arnson

Cynthia J. Arnson

Director, Latin American Program
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Merissa Khurma

Program Director, Middle East Program
James F. Jeffrey

James F. Jeffrey

Chair of the Middle East Program;
Former ambassador to Iraq and Turkey, and Special Envoy to the Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS
Michael Sfraga

Michael Sfraga

Director, Polar Institute // Director, Global Risk and Resilience Program
Andrew Rudman

Andrew I. Rudman

Director, Mexico Institute