Documents/HI3

Mission Statement

Strategic_Plan

Publication: 2012-11-26

Source: http://hudson.org/learn/index.cfm?fuseaction=mission_statement

Submitter:

Name:Owen Ambur

Email:Owen.Ambur@verizon.net

Organization:

Name:Hudson Institute

Acronym:HI

Description:
Hudson Institute is a nonpartisan, independent policy research organization dedicated to innovative research and analysis that promotes global security, prosperity, and freedom. Founded in 1961 by strategist Herman Kahn, Hudson Institute challenges conventional thinking and helps manage strategic transitions to the future through interdisciplinary studies in defense, international relations, economics, health care, technology, culture, and law. With offices in Washington and New York, Hudson seeks to guide public policy makers and global leaders in government and business through a vigorous program of publications, conferences, and policy briefings and recommendations. Hudson Institute is a 501(c)(3) organization financed by tax deductible contributions from private individuals, corporations, foundations, and by government grants. Hudson Institute is in compliance with the Sarbanes Oxley Act of Congress.

Stakeholder(s):

  • Hudson Institute Leadershiphttp://www.hudson.org/learn/index.cfm?fuseaction=hudson_leadership

  • Kenneth R. WeinsteinPresident and CEO -- Kenneth R. Weinstein is President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Institute. He joined the Institute in 1991, and he became CEO in June 2005. Weinstein was named President and CEO in March 2011. He oversees the Institute's research, project management, external affairs, marketing, and government relations efforts. A political theorist by training, Weinstein has written widely on international affairs for leading publications in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He has been decorated with a knighthood in Arts and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication as a Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Weinstein is listed in Who's Who in America. He serves by presidential appointment and Senate confirmation as a member of the National Humanities Council, the governing body of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Weinstein has served on numerous bipartisan commissions and task forces, including the Bipartisan Policy Center's Iran Task Force co-chaired by former senators Dan Coats and Charles Robb, and the Guiding Coalition of the Project on National Security Reform. He graduated from the University of Chicago (B.A. in General Studies in the Humanities), the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (D.E.A. in Soviet and Eastern European Studies), and Harvard University (Ph.D. in Political Science).

  • John P. WaltersChief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President -- As Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, John Walters oversees the Institute's operations, including staff and research management. From December 2001 to January 2009, he was director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and a cabinet member during the Bush Administration. As the nation's "Drug Czar," Mr. Walters guided all aspects of federal drug policy and programs--supporting efforts that drove down teen drug use 25 percent, increased substance abuse treatment and screening in the healthcare system and dramatically dropped the availability of cocaine and methamphetamine in the U.S. He also helped build critical programs to counter narcoterrorism in Colombia, Mexico, and Afghanistan. From 1996 until 2001 Mr. Walters served as president of the Philanthropy Roundtable, a national association of charitable foundations and individual donors. His prior government service included work at ONDCP at its founding in 1989 as chief of staff and later deputy director of supply reduction. He was assistant to the secretary and chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Education during the Reagan Administration. He also served in the Division of Education Programs at the National Endowment for the Humanities from 1982-1985. Mr. Walters has taught political science at Michigan State University's James Madison College and at Boston College. He holds a BA from Michigan State University and a MA from the University of Toronto.

  • Lewis LibbySenior Vice President -- Lewis Libby is Senior Vice President of Hudson Institute. He guides the Institute's program on national security and defense issues, devoting particular attention to U.S. national security strategy, strategic planning, the future of Asia, the Middle East, and the war against Islamic radicalism. Before joining Hudson, Libby held several high level positions in the federal government related to his current work on national security and homeland security affairs. This included roughly a dozen years working in the White House, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Department of State. From 2001 to 2005, Libby served as Chief of Staff to Vice President Richard B. Cheney, Assistant to the Vice President for National Security Affairs, and Assistant to the President. In these roles he attended nearly all National Security Council and Homeland Security Council meetings and participated in numerous high level meetings, at home and abroad, with foreign government and U.S. officials. Libby's responsibilities covered a broad range of topics, including those related to U.S. National Security Strategy, the response to the 9/11 attacks, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the broader War on Terror, the Israeli-Palestinian dispute and Middle East matters, East Asian security, U.S. relations with Russia, Central and Western Europe, Homeland Security organization, Domestic Preparedness and response to attacks involving weapons of mass destruction, and U.S. economic and energy-related issues. From 1998-99, Libby served as the Legal Advisor to the U.S. House of Representatives' Select Committee on U.S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the Peoples' Republic of China, commonly known as the "Cox Committee." The Committee issued a unanimous, bipartisan multi-volume report in 1999. From 1989 to 1993, during the George H. W. Bush administration, Libby served in the United States Department of Defense as Principal Deputy Under Secretary (Strategy and Resources), and later was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. His responsibilities included contingency planning, defense strategy, policy aspects of the defense budget, policy planning, and defense relations with the newly emerging countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. In this period, he led a number of official delegations to foreign capitals. Libby first entered government service with the Department of State in 1981 as a member of the Policy Planning Staff in the Office of the Secretary. From 1982 to 1985 he served in the Department of State as Director of Special Projects in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. During these years he had extensive experience with U.S. national security issues relating to Asia. Prior to joining the George W. Bush administration, Libby served as the managing partner of the Washington office of the international law firm Dechert. He was a member of the firm's litigation department and chaired the Washington office's Public Policy Practice Group. He also served as the Managing Partner of the Washington Office of the law firm, Mudge, Rose, Guthrie, Alexander & Ferdon. His legal practice in those years involved work on a major study of the legal framework for domestic security response, and a number of corporate governance and international and homeland security-related transactions or matters, as well as representation of major international corporations from various industries, including television and cable media, finance, energy, trading, computer, transportation, and defense. During these years Mr. Libby provided pro bono legal services to writers, artists, actors, scholars, public servants, and the arts. In 1993, Libby was awarded the Department of Defense Distinguished Service Award and the Department of the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award. He received the Department of State's Foreign Affairs Award for Public Service in 1985. A magna cum laude graduate of Yale University, Libby received the Robert D. French Award for leadership and scholarship. He also graduated Columbia University Law School, where he was the Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Libby's notable publications and lectures on national and homeland security include "Twilight of the Arabs: The Contest for Leadership in the Muslim World" (with Hillel Fradkin), Weekly Standard, 2010. In June 2010 he gave Hudson Institute's James H. Doolittle lecture, entitled "Changing U.S. Policy in the War Against Islamic Extremism." Other major talks include "Present Challenges," Spring 2010, "Revisiting the War in Afghanistan," November 2009, and "American Policy and the Islamic World, Today and Tomorrow" (September 2010). He was the Executive Editor of Conduct of the Persian Gulf War, 1992. His novel, The Apprentice, is set in Japan in 1903, and was published by Graywolf Press, 1996, and St. Martin's Press, 2001, 2005.

  • Grace Paine TerzianVice President for Communications -- Grace Paine Terzian is Hudson's Vice President for Communications. Terzian, formerly the executive director of the Allergy and Asthma Network, directs Hudson's communications, including publications, public relations, and events. A graduate of Williams College, Terzian has an extensive background in publishing and public policy, having worked at The New Republic, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and Architectural Digest. At the Independent Women's Forum, where she was senior vice president, she also served as publisher of The Women's Quarterly. Paine Terzian is listed in Who's Who in America.

  • Katherine SmythDirector of Program and Staff Planning -- As Corporate Secretary, Katherine Smyth serves as primary liaison to the Hudson Institute Board of Trustees, and is responsible for all corporate documentation, oversight, and administration. She also facilitates the development of the Institute's research programs. She previously occupied management and programmatic positions at think tanks, including the International Institute for Strategic Studies and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. She holds a BA in History and Greek and Roman Civilization and an MA in History of International Relations from University College Dublin and an MA in Security Studies from Georgetown University. Smyth holds a Certificate in Human Resource Management from George Mason University and the Society for Human Resource Management.

  • Hudson Institute Board of Trustees

  • Sarah May SternChairman of the Board of Trustees -- Sarah May Stern is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Business School. After working for several years at Newsweek, she moved to Commentary magazine. There she served as Business Director until 2010, overseeing the magazine's production, circulation, advertising, budget, and human-resources operations, taking a leading role in its 2007 reorganization as an independent non-profit, and serving on the Commentary board as Treasurer and Secretary. A trustee of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and the Main Idea, a residential summer camp for disadvantaged girls in Maine, Stern is a former trustee of the Yale Alumni Fund. She is a past president of the Edgemont Union Free School District in Scarsdale, New York, and is active in a number of community activities.

  • Walter P. SternChairman Emeritus -- Walter Stern is associated with Capital Group Companies, Inc., a large investment management firm. He is Vice Chairman and a Director of Capital International, Inc. He also serves as Chairman Emeritus of the New Perspective Fund and the Emerging Markets Growth Fund, both global funds. Additionally, Stern has responsibilities for following financial and political developments in New York and worldwide. Prior to joining Capital in 1973, Stern was a Senior Executive Vice President and Director of Drexel Burnham & Co. in New York, where he was responsible for research, institutional sales and investment management. Stern received a bachelors degree (Phi Beta Kappa) from Williams College and an MBA, with distinction, from Harvard University. A Chartered Financial Analyst, he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Director and Advisory Board member of the The American Committee on Foreign Relations, a member of the Board of Visitors of the Monterey Institute and a member of the CFA Center Advisory Council. He is a past Chairman of the Institute for Chartered Financial Analysts and the Financial Analysts Federation; he recently retired from the Board of Temple-Inland, Inc. Stern is Chairman Emeritus of Hudson Institute and Vice President of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. He serves on a number of other charitable and public policy boards.

  • Allan R. TesslerChairman Emeritus -- Allan R. Tessler is the Chairman of Epoch Holdings Corporation, an investment management firm. With a specialization in the area of turnaround financing, Mr. Tessler combines extensive management experience with proficiency in corporate and securities legal matters. Mr. Tessler served as Co-CEO and Chairman of Data Broadcasting Corporation, now known as Interactive Data Corporation, and formerly served as Chairman of Enhance Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE), an insurance holding company he co-founded which was merged into Radian Corp (NYSE). Mr. Tessler was also Chairman and a principal shareholder of Great Dane Holdings, a company that manufactured tractor trailers and automobile stampings, as well as controlled a property casualty insurer and transportation companies. Mr. Tessler has been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of International Financial Group, Inc., an international merchant banking firm, since 1987. Mr. Tessler started his career in the law firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. In the legal arena he has also served as Counsel to Spengler, Carlson, Gubar & Churchill, and was Senior Managing Partner of Shea & Gould. He is admitted to the Federal and State of New York Bar, in retired status. In the investment banking arena, Mr. Tessler has held top management and leadership positions with Ladenburg, Thalman & Co., Devon Securities and Loeb, Rhoades & Co. He was also the President of Slater, Walter of America, a real estate and retail operating company, Ameriscribe, Inc., a back office outsourcing firm, and Fifth Ave Coach Lines, an investment company. In addition to the companies described above, Mr. Tessler is also the lead Director and Chairman of the Finance Committee of The Limited Brands, Inc (LTD-NYSE), a director of TD Ameritrade (AMTD-NASDAQ), and was a director of Interactive Data Corporation (IDC-NYSE) until November 2006. He is Chairman of the Board of Hudson Institute and the former President and Trustee of the Jackson Hole Land Trust. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. He is a past president of the Grand Teton Music Festival. He served in the United States Navy, where he attained the rank of Lieutenant, Junior Grade. Mr. Tessler received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his L.L.B. from Cornell University Law School. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Cornell Law Quarterly and was elected to Phi Kappa Phi and the Order of the Coif. Mr. Tessler has continued actively to support his alma mater as a member of the Cornell Law School Fund from 1983 to 1985, the Co-Chairman of the Cornell Law School Capital Campaign, and is a Trustee Emeritus and Presidential Councilor of Cornell University. Mr. Tessler's business office is in Wyoming. He and his wife reside in Jackson, Wyoming and have three grown children and six grandchildren.

  • Marie-Josée KravisVice Chair -- Marie-Josée Kravis is Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Hudson Institute, and a Senior Fellow. Kravis is also a well-known economist specializing in public policy analysis and strategic planning. She was a member of the Bilateral Dispute Settlement Board, part of the Canada/U.S. Free Trade Agreement, and has been a member of the Quebec government's Committee on Financial Institutions. Kravis is currently serving as President of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and is a member of the Board of Directors for a number of large corporations including The Ford Motor Co.; Vivendi Universal and Interactive Corporation. Kravis has been associated with Hudson since 1973. She directed Hudson's "Corporate Environment Program" and the "Europe and the World" study and has worked on studies of the economic development of countries such as Algeria, Morocco, France, and Mexico. Before joining Hudson, Kravis was special assistant to the federal Solicitor General and later to the Minister of Supply and Services for the Canadian government, and, before that, a financial analyst for Power Corporation of Canada, Ltd.

  • Thomas C. BarryBoard of Trustees Member -- Thomas C. Barry is the CEO and founder of Zephyr Management, L.P. Prior to founding Zephyr, Mr. Barry was President and CEO of Rockefeller & Co., the investment management arm of the Rockefeller family, from 1983 to 1993. Previously, Mr. Barry was employed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. from 1969 to 1982. Among other responsibilities, he was President of T. Rowe Price New Horizons Funds, Inc. Mr. Barry received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1969 and an undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1966 where he majored in Latin American Studies. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

  • Linden S. BlueBoard of Trustees Member -- Linden S. Blue is vice chairman of General Atomics, a diversified international high technology company with world leadership positions in fusion, fission, training research and isotope nuclear reactors, high power lasers, high power electromagnetics, ultra wide band telecommunications, and unmanned surveillance and strike aircraft (Predator). Since 1986, he has concentrated his activities on the development of the advanced, second-generation Modular Helium Reactor (MHR). Since 2001, Blue also has been CEO of Spectrum Aeronautical LLC, a company involved in development of advanced composites aircraft manufacturing systems. Blue is also co-founder and chairman of the Executive Committee of Cordillera Corporation of Denver, a holding company with principal assets in real estate, gas utilities, and oil and gas production. From 1982 to 1984, he was president and CEO of Beech Aircraft Corporation and a director of Raytheon Company. From 1980 to 1982, he was managing director and CEO of Lear Fan Limited. From 1977 to 1980, he was with Gates Learjet Corporation, serving as executive vice president and general manager, and earlier as head of strategic planning. Blue's other activities include: Board of Overseers, Center for Naval Analysis; Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, Hudson Institute; board member and past president, Green Foundation (geophysics and planetary physics); board member, National Parks Foundation; chairman of the Airports and Airways Committee, General Aviation Manufacturers Association; and board member, Burnham Institute (cancer and diseases of aging research). Blue received his bachelor's degree from Yale University in 1958, and is also a graduate of the Advanced Management program of the Harvard Business School.

  • Jack DavidSenior Fellow & Board of Trustees Member -- Jack David is a Senior Fellow and Member of the Board of Trustees at Hudson Institute as well as managing his own investments. Additionally, he is an independent consultant on national security matters, especially combating weapons of mass destruction. Mr. David was Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction and Negotiations Policy from September 2004 until September 29, 2006. In this office he was responsible for developing and advising on plans and policies related to nonproliferation and counterproliferation of WMD, including WMD elimination and interdiction, chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defense and foreign and domestic consequence management as well as for policies related to the Cooperative Threat Reduction program and policies regarding negotiating, implementing and verifying compliance with strategic and other arms control agreements. Mr. David led a professional and administrative staff of approximately 50 in discharging these responsibilities. His additional duties included co-chairing the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Senior Defense Group on Proliferation as well as co-chairing a number of binational defense working groups on CBRN policy issues established between the United States and other countries prior to and during his tenure as Deputy Assistant Secretary. Mr. David reported to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy. Upon stepping down from his position on September 29, 2006, Mr. David was awarded the Secretary of Defense Outstanding Public Service Award. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. David served as United States Chairman of the Permanent Joint Board on Defense, Canada-US, to which he was appointed by President Bush. Mr. David has consulted (including for the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy), managed his own investments and written on US foreign policy issues for many years. He practiced law in New York City for 28 years until 1995. Mr. David's legal practice focused on representation of foreign and domestic clients in predominantly civil litigation and regulatory proceedings, including trials and arbitrations, before federal and state courts as well as the Securities & Exchange Commission, the New York Stock Exchange, and the National Association of Securities Dealers. He also represented foreign and domestic clients on corporate matters, contracts, acquisitions, and business reorganizations. Mr. David's civic activities include membership on the Board of Trustees of the Hudson Institute, membership on the Board of Directors of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, honorary membership in The National Unification Advisory Council of the Republic of Korea, membership on the Board of Advisers of United Against Nuclear Iran and membership in the Committee on The Present Danger. He was a member of the Board of Visitors of the National Defense University from 2003 until 2009. He is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, where he served in various capacities, including chair of the board of directors and vice president. He also is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. David has a long involvement with international human rights issues, serving several years as a delegate to a working group of the UN Human Rights Commission. For many years, he was a director of the International League for Human Rights; he was one of the founders of the Lawyers Committee for International Human Rights, on the board of directors of which he served in its initial years. His publications include numerous articles on issues of federal or US constitutional law, which he authored or edited. His articles relating to U.S. foreign and U.S. national security policy have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Asian Wall Street Journal, The Forward and The New York Sun, National Review Online, and other media outlets. He has written many privately-distributed analyses of foreign and security affairs. He is the editor of The Blessings of Liberty (Random House, 1989). He is married to Melanie Kirkpatrick and has three children.

  • Gerald Dorros, MD, ScDBoard of Trustees Member -- Gerald Dorros, MD, ScD, is an interventional cardiologist at Dorros Cardiology and Cardiovascular Consultants and is medical director of the William Dorros-Isadore Feuer Interventional Cardiovascular Disease Foundation. He serves as co-chair of the Department of Veterans Affairs' Blue Ribbon Panel on Improving Cardiac Care, a program that evaluates the program evaluation of cardiac care programs in the Veterans Health Administration. He is a past president of the Arizona Heart Institute Foundation.

  • Robert DuPuyBoard of Trustees Member -- Robert DuPuy is a Partner with Foley & Lardner's Sports Industry Team. Mr. DuPuy brings more than three decades of broad legal experience to his clients, including his tenure as chief legal counsel and, most recently, president and chief operating officer of Major League Baseball (MLB). While at MLB, Mr. DuPuy was responsible for all phases of business issues facing the organization, from labor relations to broadcasting rights within traditional and emerging media, and international expansion issues to stadium finance deals, marketing and legal affairs. Mr. DuPuy has been involved in most of MLB's legal issues since 1989, when he was brought in as outside legal counsel. He negotiated the settlement of the collusion grievance in 1990, and served as the principal outside counsel to the commissioner and the executive council from 1992 until 1998, when Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig hired him as the MLB executive vice president of administration and chief legal officer. In that capacity, Mr. DuPuy oversaw the consolidation of the American and National Leagues into the Central Offices, the consolidation of MLB's office in Washington, D.C., and the formation MLBAM (Major League Baseball Advanced Media) as its initial chief executive officer. Mr. DuPuy received a J.D. from Cornell in 1973, where he was editor-in-chief of the Cornell Law Review. Mr. DuPuy earned an A.B. from Dartmouth College in 1968. He served in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1970, including a year in Vietnam in the 504th Military Police Battalion, where he received the Army Commendation Medal for his service. In 1973, after graduating from law school, Mr. DuPuy joined Foley. He was elected partner in 1980, before he became involved with Major League Baseball. Mr. DuPuy previously served as a member of the firm's Management Committee, and was chairman of the Professional Standards Committee. Mr. DuPuy has taught legal ethics and professional responsibility at Cornell University, Northwestern Law School, the University of Wisconsin Law School, and Marquette University Law School, and has served as a long-time faculty member of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. For his preeminent legal ability and very high professional ethics, Mr. DuPuy has been Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system. He is a long-time member and past-chairman of the State Bar of Wisconsin's Professional Ethics Committee.

  • Lawrence KadishBoard of Trustees Member -- Lawrence Kadish is a philanthropist and nationwide investor in commercial, retail and industrial real estate for over 45 years. He serves as a senior advisor to Americans for Victory Over Terrorism (AVOT), a project of the Claremont Institute, and is founding chairman of the Committee for Security and Peace in the Middle East. In recognition of his leadership in seeking to strengthen global democracy and American national security, he was the recipient of the Freedom Flame Award from the Center for Security Policy. He has served as delegate to the National Republican Conventions in 1992 and 2004. Within his New York community, he serves as the Finance Chairman of the Nassau County Republican Committee and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Holocaust Memorial and Educational Center of Nassau County. His early career was in electrical engineering. He has been married to Susan for forty-four years, and has three sons, Howard, William, and Charles.

  • Deborah Kahn CunninghamBoard of Trustees Member -- Daughter of Herman Kahn. Computer consultant and trainer. Involved in education reform for more than 35 years.

  • Laurence C. Leeds, Jr.Board of Trustees Member -- Laurence C. Leeds, Jr. is the Chairman of Buckingham Capital Management, a New York equity management firm. He is also Executive Vice President and Managing Director of The Buckingham Research Group - Buckingham Capital's parent firm. Prior to Buckingham, Mr. Leeds was the Chairman and CEO of Manhattan Industries (Manhattan Shirt Company). Manhattan Industries was acquired by the Salant Corporation in a hostile takeover in 1988. Mr. Leeds received a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

  • George Jay LichtblauBoard of Trustees Member -- George Jay Lichtblau is founder and president of RocketLine LLC, a company which designs, manufactures and sells a new line-painting system for highways. He founded and served as Chairman and CEO of International Fiber Systems (IFS) and was an independent inventor from 1982 to April 2004. IFS designs, manufactures and sells fiber optic transmission equipment for use with large closed circuit television systems and other large security systems. The company was sold to General Electric in April 2003. From 1972 to 1982 Lichtblau was Vice President for Research and Development for Checkpoint Systems, Inc. He was the original inventor of the Checkpoint Radio Frequency System to prevent shoplifting. Lichtblau has received eighteen U.S. patents and numerous world-wide patents on radio frequency systems used to prevent shoplifting. He has recently received a patent for an improved hearing aid and has a patent pending for a radically improved process for painting lines on highways. Lichtblau holds a Master of Business Administration from HarvardBusinessSchool as well as a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (magna cum laude), both from PrincetonUniversity.

  • Ebby MoussazadehBoard of Trustees Member -- Ebby Moussazadeh is founder and president of Evvtex corporation, a supplier of loose diamonds to major jewelry manufacturers, and Matrix corporation which supplies jewelry to large chain and department stores. He emigrated from Iran in 1977 at age 17 (speaking very little English), and graduated from Seguin High School in Seguin, Texas just under a year later (with the help of his good friend, David Pomerantz). He attended Texas Lutheran University until he started his first company in 1980 in Dallas. Ebby has been a New York resident since 1994.

  • Yoji OhashiBoard of Trustees Member -- Chairman of the Board, All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd., President, Asian Forum Japan, Co-Chairman, Committee on Promotion of Economic Partnerships, Nippon Keidanren -- Yoji Ohashi was born in 1940 in Jiamusi, Heilongjiang Province, in China. In 1964, Mr. Ohashi graduated from the faculty of law at Keio University, and in the same year joined All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. (ANA). In 1993, Ohashi was named to the board of ANA as Senior Director. After serving as General Manager, Narita Airport Office, Ohashi spent two years at ANA's New York office as Senior Vice President and General Manager, responsible for The Americas. On his return to Japan, Ohashi was promoted to the position of Executive Vice President where he was responsible for Personnel, Purchasing and Facilities, Associated Business Development and Marketing. After 2 years' service as Senior Executive Vice President, Marketing and Sales, he was appointed to the position of President and CEO in 2001. Not only did he succeed in resuming dividend payments for the first time in seven years, but he also improved the company's marketing prowess under the banner of becoming the No. 1 Airline in Asia. He also strengthened the company's financial position. Ohashi has served as Chairman since April 2005, the year that ANA achieved its highest profit on record. In addition to his most distinguished career at ANA, Ohashi served as Chairman, Committee on Employment, at the Japanese business organization Nippon Keidanren for two years from 2004. Since May 2006, he serves as Co-Chairman, Committee on Promotion of Economic Partnerships, under the new leadership of Nippon Keidanren. Ohashi has concurrently served as Chairman, Committee on NPO and Social Entrepreneur, at Japan Association of Corporate Executives, or Keizai Doyukai, since 2004. Ohashi took on the position of President of Asian Forum Japan in April 2006.

  • Carolyn S. ParlatoBoard of Trustees Member -- Carolyn S. Parlato holds a B.A. from Vanderbilt University and a J.D. from Duke University. She served as Associate General Counsel for Carolina Power & Light Company in Raleigh, NC, Securities Counsel for TWA, Assistant General Counsel for Transworld Corporation and retired as Special Counsel for Thelen Reid & Priest in New York, NY. She is currently the President of C&C Shorelands, Inc., an investment company, and Secretary/Treasurer and board member of the Ramapo Land Company. She is also the former President of the Institute for Republican Women and currently serves on the boards of the Larchmont Public Library and The New York City Marble Cemetery.

  • E. Miles Prentice IIIBoard of Trustees Member -- E. Miles Prentice III is a partner at Eaton & Van Winkle, where he practices international and domestic commercial and financial law, with emphasis upon the representation of foreign and domestic corporations, banks and insurance companies in their U.S. and their off-shore activities. He is a Director of National Life Insurance Company of Vermont and Snorkel Holdings, Inc., as well as a Director of a number of U.S. subsidiaries of foreign corporations. He is also a Director of The Texas League of Professional Baseball Clubs and the Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs.

  • William H. SchweitzerBoard of Trustees Member -- William H. Schweitzer served as the Managing Partner of Baker Hostetler's Washington, D.C., office for more than a decade. He joined the firm in 1973 and has been instrumental in the growth of Baker Hostetler in the nation's Capital and in the development of one of America's leading full service law firms. In addition to his leadership in Washington, Mr. Schweitzer has built a nationally-recognized law practice with a focus on federal election, campaign finance, and sports law, with a particular emphasis on antitrust and competition-related issues. He is also known for his work in areas of securities, antitrust and white collar criminal law. For many years, the American League has been a heritage client of Baker Hostetler. Now, Mr. Schweitzer and a team of government relations lawyers and advisors serve the interests of Major League Baseball in Washington. In addition, he has personally added to Baker Hostetler's roster of top national clients organizations such as the Hyatt Corporation, Delta Airlines and The Republican National Committee. For over 25 years Mr. Schweitzer has served as the outside counsel for Republicans on the House Administration Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, where he has been able to provide guidance concerning the nation's election and campaign finance laws. Using his experience in election law issues, Mr. Schweitzer has counseled Presidential, U.S. House and Senate campaigns, and has represented clients in regulatory actions at the Federal Election Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice. Recognizing the need for a major national law firm to be able to offer its clients significant legislative and lobbying expertise, Mr. Schweitzer was instrumental in the creation of Baker Hostetler's Government Policy Practice, where he continues to provide key leadership to the firm's bipartisan legislative team. Under his leadership in the Washington office, the distinguished list of clients has grown to include such major national and international trade associations and corporations as The National Association of Home Builders, The Motion Picture Association of America, The American Resort Development Association, The Aluminum Association, National Federation of Independent Business and Citigroup. After graduating from law school, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia. Currently, Mr. Schweitzer serves on the Board of the Salisbury School in Salisbury, Connecticut, and the University School in Hunting Valley, Ohio.

  • William D. SiegelBoard of Trustees Member -- William D. Siegel had a twenty year career with Chris-Craft Industries, Inc. whose major business was over-the-air television broadcasting. As President and Chief Operating Officer of Chris-Craft's majority owned public broadcast subsidiary, BHC Communications, Inc., Siegel oversaw all corporate activities and other related investments and was a director of both BHC and Chris-Craft. By the time of Chris-Craft's acquisition by News Corporation in 2001, Chris-Craft's television stations had constituted the nations 5th largest group covering more than 22 percent of the country's households. Siegel had also participated in Chris-Craft's launching of what had been the nation's 5th network—UPN, which Chris-Craft created along with Paramount Television. Since the sale, Siegel has been a private investor in various ventures. He co-produced a documentary entitled The Road To 9/11 which aired on PBS stations in 2004. Mr. Siegel obtained a BA from Cornell University in 1976 and a JD. From the University of San Francisco School in 1980 and is a member of the California Bar Association. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

  • Susan Margules SteinhardtBoard of Trustees Member -- Susan Margules Steinhardt is an attorney who specialized in banking and corporate matters at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, American Express Company and Ramius Capital Group. She is a co-founder and President of Homework Helpers, Inc., a nonprofit organization which to date has created 18 computer labs in underserved communities in New York City where students receive computer instruction and homework help; a Member of the Board of Trustees and Audit Committee of Hudson Institute; a National Commissioner of ADL and a Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee of its New York Regional Board; and a member of Friends of the Drawing Department at the Museum of Modern Art. Ms. Steinhardt graduated from Barnard College and attended Boston University School of Law and New York University School of Law to receive her law degree. She also attended Columbia Business School.

  • Chairman Emeritus & Board of Trustees Member -- Walter Stern is associated with Capital Group Companies, Inc., a large investment management firm. He is Vice Chairman and a Director of Capital International, Inc. He also serves as Chairman Emeritus of the New Perspective Fund and the Emerging Markets Growth Fund, both global funds. Additionally, Stern has responsibilities for following financial and political developments in New York and worldwide. Prior to joining Capital in 1973, Stern was a Senior Executive Vice President and Director of Drexel Burnham & Co. in New York, where he was responsible for research, institutional sales and investment management. Stern received a bachelors degree (Phi Beta Kappa) from Williams College and an MBA, with distinction, from Harvard University. A Chartered Financial Analyst, he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Director and Advisory Board member of the The American Committee on Foreign Relations, a member of the Board of Visitors of the Monterey Institute and a member of the CFA Center Advisory Council. He is a past Chairman of the Institute for Chartered Financial Analysts and the Financial Analysts Federation; he recently retired from the Board of Temple-Inland, Inc. Stern is Chairman Emeritus of Hudson Institute and Vice President of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. He serves on a number of other charitable and public policy boards.

  • Allan R. TesslerChairman Emeritus & Board of Trustees Member -- Allan R. Tessler is the Chairman of Epoch Holdings Corporation, an investment management firm. With a specialization in the area of turnaround financing, Mr. Tessler combines extensive management experience with proficiency in corporate and securities legal matters. Mr. Tessler served as Co-CEO and Chairman of Data Broadcasting Corporation, now known as Interactive Data Corporation, and formerly served as Chairman of Enhance Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE), an insurance holding company he co-founded which was merged into Radian Corp (NYSE). Mr. Tessler was also Chairman and a principal shareholder of Great Dane Holdings, a company that manufactured tractor trailers and automobile stampings, as well as controlled a property casualty insurer and transportation companies. Mr. Tessler has been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of International Financial Group, Inc., an international merchant banking firm, since 1987. Mr. Tessler started his career in the law firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. In the legal arena he has also served as Counsel to Spengler, Carlson, Gubar & Churchill, and was Senior Managing Partner of Shea & Gould. He is admitted to the Federal and State of New York Bar, in retired status. In the investment banking arena, Mr. Tessler has held top management and leadership positions with Ladenburg, Thalman & Co., Devon Securities and Loeb, Rhoades & Co. He was also the President of Slater, Walter of America, a real estate and retail operating company, Ameriscribe, Inc., a back office outsourcing firm, and Fifth Ave Coach Lines, an investment company. In addition to the companies described above, Mr. Tessler is also the lead Director and Chairman of the Finance Committee of The Limited Brands, Inc (LTD-NYSE), a director of TD Ameritrade (AMTD-NASDAQ), and was a director of Interactive Data Corporation (IDC-NYSE) until November 2006. He is Chairman of the Board of Hudson Institute and the former President and Trustee of the Jackson Hole Land Trust. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. He is a past president of the Grand Teton Music Festival. He served in the United States Navy, where he attained the rank of Lieutenant, Junior Grade. Mr. Tessler received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his L.L.B. from Cornell University Law School. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Cornell Law Quarterly and was elected to Phi Kappa Phi and the Order of the Coif. Mr. Tessler has continued actively to support his alma mater as a member of the Cornell Law School Fund from 1983 to 1985, the Co-Chairman of the Cornell Law School Capital Campaign, and is a Trustee Emeritus and Presidential Councilor of Cornell University. Mr. Tessler's business office is in Wyoming. He and his wife reside in Jackson, Wyoming and have three grown children and six grandchildren.

  • Margaret WhiteheadBoard of Trustees Member -- Margaret Whitehead served in the Office of First Lady Barbara Bush. She also worked in the U.S. Department of Labor as Congressional Liaison Officer for Secretary of Labor James Hodgson. In addition to serving on the Board of the National Cancer Research Foundation of America, Whitehead has participated in advocacy and fundraising for numerous local and national educational, medical, and faith-based organizations, including Princeton University and the Potomac School. Whitehead holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from The George Washington University. Her dissertation, The Making of the Museum of Modern Art's Photography Canon, investigates MoMA as an arbiter of modern American identity in connection to what she claims as the twentieth century canon for the medium. Whitehead's late husband, Clay T. Whitehead, was a distinguished and much beloved Trustee of Hudson Institute.

  • Curtin WinsorBoard of Trustees Member -- Curtin Winsor was born in Philadelphia, PA on April 28, 1939.He received his B. A. (English Lit.) from BrownUniversity in 1961. His Masters (MA) was received in 1964, in Latin American Area Studies and his Ph.D. degree was in International Studies from the School of International Service of American University, Washington, DC, in 1971. Dr. Winsor was a Research Assistant at the Special Operations Research Office of American University from 1964-67. He entered the career US Foreign Service in February, 1967.His first assignment was to the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, where he did research on nuclear nonproliferation issues until 1970. He served at the Office of Congressional Relations at the Department of State through1971, when he resigned from the career Foreign Service to take a Professional Staff position on Capitol Hill. Dr. Winsor became Special Assistant to Senator Bob Dole, the Chairman of the Republican National Committee, in June, 1971. He wrote speeches and did issues work for the Chairman and other key Republicans on foreign policy subject. He held this position until May 1973, when he moved to the private sector, as Manager for International Affairs at the Washington Office of the Chase Manhattan Bank. He was a registered representative of the Bank with the US Congress and Executive Branch from 1973 to 1979. At the request of Chase's Chairman, David Rockefeller, he became the Deputy Director of the Alliance for Free Enterprise, a not for profit entity, formed to support free trade and free market issues by David Rockefeller (and US Senator Russell Long), from 1979 to 1983. Dr. Winsor became one of the early foreign policy advisors to the Presidential Campaign of Ronald Reagan in February of 1980. He was sent as Special Emissary to the Middle East by President-elect Ronald Reagan immediately following the 1980 election. He met with the Chiefs of State of Egypt, Oman and Tunisia in this capacity, and he returned to serve on the Reagan Transition Teams for the Department of State (NEA and OES Bureaus) and AID.He was subsequently offered positions at the beginning of the Reagan presidency, but problems in his own newly formed company initially interfered. When President Reagan subsequently asked Dr. Winsor to serve as US Ambassador to Costa Rica from 1983 to 1985, he was able to serve. His mission was to assist the reform of Costa Rica's then overly staticeconomic structure and to help the country to resist problems arising from the neighboring Communist Sandinista regime in Nicaragua. Amb. Winsor later served as Senior Consultant on Central America to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy from 1985 to 1987. Amb. Winsor has been the chairman and owner of the American Chemical Services Company of Marmet, WV since 1979. ACSCo is a sub-S company that produces, blends, stores and ships a wide assortment of chemicals used by the coal industry.He was President of the Legislative Studies Institute (LSI) from 1993 to 1996.The LSI trained congressional staff and young persons wishing to become such and assisted in placing them with members of both Houses of Congress.Amb. Winsor serves on the Board of the DynaMotive Corporation of Vancouver, BC. He also serves on the boards of not-for-profit institutions, including: The William H. Donner Foundation of New York (as President in 2003); The Donner Canadian Foundation of Toronto; The Atlas Foundation for Economic Research of Fairfax, VA; The American Council of Trustees and Alumni of Washington, DC; Africare, in Washington, DC and The Media Research Center of Alexandria, VA.Amb. Winsor has participated as an invited official election observer at the Mexican National Elections of 1994, the Guatemalan National Elections of 1990, the Russian Presidential Election of 2000 and the General election of 2001 in Nicaragua.He was Vice Chairman of the Mexico-US Institute (MUSI) from 1987-1990.

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  • Rudy BoschwitzTrustee Emeritus -- Rudy Boschwitz is a former U.S. Senator and currently chairman of Home Valu Interiors, a family business he founded in 1963. A member of the U.S. Senate from 1978 to 1991, Boschwitz served on the Agriculture, Foreign Relations, Budget, Small Business and Veterans Affairs committees. He was also elected by his colleagues to the leadership of the Senate, the only Minnesota senator other than Hubert Humphrey to obtain a leadership post between 1950 and 2005. In the spring of 2005, Boschwitz was nominated by President George W. Bush to serve as U.S. Ambassador and Head of Delegation to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights. He also represented the President at the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Austrian State Treaty in May of 2005. Boschwitz was President George H.W. Bush's emissary to Ethiopia in 1991. His mission resulted in Operation Solomon, the rescue of the small Black Jewish community of Ethiopia and their dramatic airlift to Israel. The negotiations also helped cause a simultaneous end to the decades-long civil war in Ethiopia. In a Rose Garden ceremony in June 1991, President Bush awarded Senator Boschwitz the Citizen's Medal for his achievements in the Horn of Africa. Boschwitz attended Johns Hopkins University and New York University, where he received his law degree. He has served on the boards of many organizations, including the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the American Cancer Society, Twin City Federal Financial Corporation, the American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee, IDT Corporation and the Friends of the World Food Program.

  • Charles H. BrunieTrustee Emeritus -- Charles H. Brunie started Oppenheimer Capital in 1969 and was chairman until May 1996 when he became Chairman Emeritus, marking over 33 years with Oppenheimer. He graduated from Amherst College in 1952. After two years in the Army, he then studied with Graham and Dodd at Columbia University's Business School, from which he received a MBA in 1956. After six years as a security analyst, first for New York Life Insurance Co. and then for one of the early institutional research firms, Faulkner, Dawkins & Sullivan, Mr. Brunie joined Oppenheimer. In two years, he became head of institutional research and was made a partner. In 1969, he became head of all research and investment strategy, a member of the partnership's executive committee, and concurrently started the investment advisory department. In time, this entity became the investment counseling firm which is now Oppenheimer Capital, part of PIMCO and, since late 2000, Allianz of Germany. (As a point of interest, while Mr. Brunie was responsible for research, the Oppenheimer brokerage firm was ranked as the number one research firm by "Institutional Investor" for four years.) He remained with Oppenheimer Capital through 2000; however, as of 2001 he started his own firm of Brunie Associates. Mr. Brunie has been a frequent speaker and author on how to reach major, albeit infrequent, investment conclusions from interrelating changes in liquidity (Marshallian k) and the valuation of securities. He credits much of his success to the influence of the principles of stock selection put forth by Graham and Dodd and the perspective of Milton Friedman in interpreting and understanding domestic and international financial markets - particularly, the significance of inflation, and money supply thereto, on financial asset prices. Mr. Brunie is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a member of the Association of Investment Management and Research and of the New York Society of Security Analysts. In addition he is Chairman Emeritus of the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, a not-for-profit free-market oriented "think tank", and a member of the international Mont Pelerin Society. (For the latter, he was proposed for membership by two Nobel Laureates.) He is a director of the Zweig Fund, the Zweig Total Return Fund and is also a trustee of the Milton and Rose D. Friedman Foundation. He also serves on the board of The American Spectator and on the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths, which was founded by Hudson Senior Adjunct Fellow Betsy McCaughey.

  • Thomas J. DonohueTrustee Emeritus -- Thomas J. Donohue is president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Since assuming his position in September, 1997, Donohue has revitalized the venerable business lobby, attracting additional large and small companies as members; has strengthened relations with state and local chambers; and significantly expanded the organization's policy expertise, lobbying muscle, and national profile. Under Donohue's leadership, a new Institute for Legal Reform has been created to stop the litigation explosion; the Chamber's public policy reserach affiliate, the National Chamber Foundation, has been reinvigorated; and the Chamber's multimedia efforts have been modernized through the "cybercasting" of business information and advocacy programs on the World Wide Web. Prior to his current post, Donohue served for 13 years as the president and chief executive officer of the American Trucking Associations (ATA), the national organization of the trucking industry. Before heading ATA, Donohue was a group vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for eight years. Prior to that, he was deputy assistant postmaster general in Washington, D.C.; regional assistant postmaster general in San Francisco and New York City; and vice president of Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut. Donohue serves on a number of boards of directors, including Qwest; Union Pacific Corporation; XM Satellite Radio; Sunrise Assisted Living Corporation; Marymount University; and Hudson Institute. He is also a member of the President's Advisory Committee for Trade and Policy Negotiations (ACTPN), and is president of the Center for International Private Enterprise. Donohue earned his bachelor's degree from St. John's University and a master's degree in business administration from Adelphi University. He holds honorary doctorate degrees from Adelphi, St. John's, and Marymount Universities.

  • James H. DowlingTrustee Emeritus -- Chairman Emeritus, Managing Director/Latin America, Burson-Marsteller, Miami, Florida

  • Pierre S. du Pont IVTrustee Emeritus -- Director, Richards, Layton & Finger, Wilmington, Delaware

  • Kenneth DubersteinTrustee Emeritus -- Chairman and CEO, The Duberstein Group, Washington, D.C.

  • Roger D. FisherTrustee Emeritus -- Williston Professor of Law, Emeritus. Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • Craig L. FullerTrustee Emeritus -- President and Chief Executive Officer, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Alexandria, Virginia

  • Gay Hart GainesTrustee Emeritus

  • Joseph M. GiglioTrustee Emeritus -- Dr. Giglio's unique background in business, public policy and finance is rooted in his experience on Wall Street, in government service and in academia. Currently, Dr. Giglio teaches strategic management at the Graduate School of Business at Northeastern University in Boston. He joined the full-time faculty in 1997. From 1998 through 2000, he was selected as the outstanding professor at the Graduate School. Dr. Giglio has served as Executive Vice President at Smith Barney, President of Chase Municipal Securities, and a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns & Company, three of the largest investment banking firms in the world. And, he was named "Outstanding Investment Banker" by The American Banker for several years in a row. Prior to going to Wall Street, Dr. Giglio held a series of senior management positions with the Federal Government as well as the City and State of New York, including Deputy Commissioner for Health for New York State. Dr. Giglio served as Chairman of President Reagan's National Council on Public Works Improvement, which released its report "Fragile Foundations" in 1988. He also chaired the U.S. Senate Budget Commission on Innovative Financing of Infrastructure. In 1999, Dr.Giglio served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Intelligent Transportation Society of America, a federally-charted advisory committee addressing public and private sector technology applications. He is the former Chairman of the Public-Private Division of the American Bond and Transportation Builders Association. He is the Vice Chairman of the Hudson Institute Board of Trustees and a member of the Massachusetts Higher Education Financing Authority. Dr. Giglio sits on the board of a number of private corporations and has authored over a dozen papers on finance and transportation public policy. He holds a B.A. degree from Rutgers University, holds a Master of Public Administration degree from New York University, and a Master's degree in Business from Columbia University and received his Ph.D. from Northeastern University.

  • Frederick W. HillTrustee Emeritus -- Chairman, Harvard Investments, Inc., Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

  • Allan B. HubbardTrustee Emeritus -- Allan B. Hubbard is president of E & A Industries, Inc., which owns three specialty chemical companies in Indianapolis and a light fixture company based in Chicago. From 1993 to 1994, Hubbard served as the volunteer chairman of the Indiana State Republican Party. From 1990 to 1992, he served as deputy chief of staff to the Vice President of the United States and executive director of the President's Council on Competitiveness. He is the past chairman of the Indiana State Chamber of Commerce, on the Executive Committee of the Educational CHOICE Charitable Trust, and on the Board of Trustees of Hudson Institute, Maxon Corporation, Park Tudor School, and Anthem Corporation. Hubbard was chosen Small Business Person of the Year in 1983 for the State of Indiana by the Small Business Administration. He also is a member of the Tennessee Bar. Hubbard received his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Vanderbilt University. He received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, and Masters in Business Administration with Distinction from Harvard Law School and Harvard School of Business Administration.

  • Donald KaganTrustee Emeritus -- Fellow, Department of Classics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

  • Emmanuel A. KampourisTrustee Emeritus -- Emmanuel A. Kampouris is the former chairman and chief executive officer of American Standard Companies, Inc. He joined the company's Plumbing Products Greek subsidiary in Europe as General Manager - Manufacturing in 1966. In 1979, he became vice president and group executive of its International Division. Kampouris was named senior vice president of the Building Products sector in 1984. In 1989, he was elected president and chief executive officer of American Standard, Inc. He became chairman of the company's Board of Directors in 1993, a position he held until he retired at the end of 1999. In 1995, he returned the company to the public domain (ASD) following a successful limited buy out in 1988, an action taken to repel a hostile bid by Black and Decker. Kampouris serves on the Board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and is a member of its Executive Committee. He also serves on the Boards of Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and the National Endowment for Democracy. He is an overseer of the Executive Council on Diplomacy, and a member of Oxford University's Council for the School of Management Studies. Kampouris holds a master's degree in law from the University of Oxford and received a degree in Ceramic Technology from North Staffordshire College of Technology in England.

  • Harold D. MarshallTrustee Emeritus -- President and Chief Operating Officer, Associates First Capital Corporation, Dallas, Texas

  • Steuart L. PittmanTrustee Emeritus -- Steuart Pittman, one of Shaw Pittman's founding partners, has had a distinguished career in law and government since his graduation from Yale Law School in 1948. His World War II experience was in Africa with Pan American Airways Africa, in India with China National Aviation Corporation and in China with the U.S. Marine Corp (Silver Star). Over more than forty years of private practice, he has represented a wide range of national and international clients in the full spectrum of investment, lending, and international banking matters. Prior to founding Shaw Pittman in 1954, Mr. Pittman practiced with the New York firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore and served as Assistant General Counsel for the Foreign Operations Administration's investment guaranty and lending programs and on the President's interagency committee on methods of increasing private investment and lending in foreign-aid-recipient countries. From 1954 until 1961, when he was appointed by President Kennedy to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense, Mr. Pittman's practice concentrated on international investment and finance. During that period he held various consultancies: one with the Second Hoover Commission for which he authored a report on international investment and lending; one with the State Department negotiating investment guaranty agreements in seven Latin American countries; and one with the Development Loan Fund establishing precedents for mixed public and private financing methods for third-world projects. He also lectured extensively for the Practicing Law Institute, the Southwestern Legal Foundations, and Harvard Law School. Since his return to Shaw Pittman in 1964, Mr. Pittman has continued his representation of international banking and corporate clients and has served as Trustee and on the Executive Committee of the Hudson Institute; on the Board of Overseers and the Executive Committee of the Center for Naval Analyses, as well as on its Marine Corps Advisory committee and its DOD Reorganization Advisory Committee; as a Director of Royal Ordnance, Inc.; on the Advisory Board of the Federal Emergency Management Agency; as a Director of the American Civil Defense Association; and as a Trustee of the Chesapeake Environmental Protection Association.

  • Dan QuayleHonorary Board Member -- Dan Quayle's election to the vice presidency of the United States in 1989 continued a remarkable record of achievement that included service in the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Dan Quayle's political career began when he was elected to the United States Congress in 1976 at age 29. He was elected to the United States Senate at age 33. At age 41 on January 20, 1989 he took the oath of office as the 44th Vice President of the United States. Since joining the private sector, Dan Quayle has authored three books: Standing Firm, a vice-presidential memoir; The American Family: Discovering the Values that Make Us Strong; and Worth Fighting For. He also has been a distinguished visiting professor of international studies at Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management, and serves on charitable and corporate boards. He established and sold an insurance business in Indiana. Dan Quayle is currently involved in investment banking and international consulting. Dan Quayle graduated from DePauw University in 1969 and received his J.D. from The Indiana University School of Law in 1974. Dan and Marilyn Quayle have three grown children: Tucker, Benjamin and Corinne. They live in Paradise Valley, Arizona.

  • Ian M. RollandTrustee Emeritus -- Fort Wayne, Indiana

  • Daniel C. SearleTrustee Emeritus -- Director, Kinship Corporation, Northbrook, Illinois

  • Roger D. SemeradTrustee Emeritus -- Bluemont, Virginia

  • Beurt SerVaasTrustee Emeritus -- Chairman of the Board, SerVaas Incorporated, Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Max SingerSenior Fellow & Trustee Emeritus, Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C. Headquarters -- Max Singer is an independent consultant on public policy and a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute in the U.S. and at the BESA Institute of Bar Ilan University in Israel. He is also Research Director of the Institute for Zionist Strategies in Jerusalem where he now lives. He was a founder with Herman Kahn of Hudson Institute in 1961 and its president until 1973. He continues to serve as a senior fellow and trustee of Hudson. From 1974 to 1976 he was managing director of the World Institute in Jerusalem, and from 1977 to 1978 he was director of the Institute for Jewish Policy Planning and Research of the Synagogue Council of America. Before co-founding Hudson Institute he served in the U.S. Army Reserve (ACDUTRA) and worked for the American Law Institute and the General Counsel's Office of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Mr. Singer earned a B.A. at Columbia College and holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Harvard Law School.

  • Paul G. SternTrustee Emeritus -- Partner, Thayer Capital Partners, Washington, D.C.

  • Edward WanandiTrustee Emeritus -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Trailmobile Corporation, Northbrook, Illinois