Past Board Chairs

We would like to thank the following individuals for serving as Board Chairs:

1979–1980
John R. Coleman, President, The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation

1981–1982
Jane Lee Eddy, Executive Director, Taconic Foundation

1983–1984
Arnold Shore, Senior Program Officer, Exxon Education Foundation

1985–1986
Albert Rees, President, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation *

1987–1989
David M. Nee, Executive Director, Florence V. Burden Foundation

1989–1991
Hildy Simmons, Vice President, Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York

1991–1993
Anita Nager, Grants Administrator, Fund for the City of New York

1993–1995
David S. Ford, Vice President & Director of Philanthropy, The Chase Manhattan Bank

1995–1997
Ilene Mack, Senior Program Officer, William Randolph Hearst Foundation *

1997–1999
Gloria Primm Brown, Program Officer, Carnegie Corporation of New York

1999–2001
Gregory King, Vice President, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Corporate Social Responsibility

2001–2002
Kimberly Otis, Executive Director, Rauch Foundation

2002–2004
Emily Tow Jackson, Executive Director and Trustee, The Tow Foundation

2004
Jane Englebardt, Executive Director, Hasbro Children’s Foundation

2004–2005
Erica Hunt, Executive Director, Twenty-First Century Foundation

2005–2007
Karen L. Rosa, Vice President and Executive Director, Altman Foundation

2007–2009
Vince Stehle, Program Director, Non Profit Sector, Surdna Foundation

2009–2011
Chris Park, President, New York Life Foundation

2011-2012
Doug Bauer, Executive Director, The Clark Foundation

2012-2013
Mark Bodden, Vice President/Director, May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation

2013-2015
Leisle Lin, Senior Vice President, Finance & Operations, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

2015-2017
Phil Li, President, Robert Sterling Clark Foundation

* deceased