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Board of Trustees

Current Trustees

Jack C. Cassell

Chair of the Board; President, Cassell Global Investments, Jupiter, FL

Marc N. Duber*

Vice Chair of the Board; Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, The Bernstein Companies, Washington, DC

Janice Menke Abraham*

President & CEO, United Educators, Bethesda, MD

Gary M. Abramson*

Partner, The Tower Companies, North Bethesda, MD

Gina F. Adams

Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, FedEx Corporation, Washington, DC

Stephanie M. Bennett-Smith 

President Emerita, Centenary College, Hackettstown, NJ

Susan E. Carmel

President, RSJ Properties LLC, New York, NY

Gary D. Cohn

President and Chief Operating Officer, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., New York, NY

Pamela M. Deese

Partner, Arent Fox PLLC, Washington, DC

Hani M.S. Farsi

CEO, Corniche Group, Ltd., London, England

Thomas A. Gottschalk 

Of Counsel, Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, Washington, DC

Gisela B. Huberman

President, GBH Radio, Inc., Fisher Island, FL

Margery Kraus

President and CEO, APCO Worldwide, Washington, DC

Gerald Bruce Lee*

Judge, United States District Court, Alexandria, VA

Ross B. Levinsohn

Former CEO, Guggenheim Digital Media, Los Angeles, CA

Charles H. Lydecker

Regional President, Brown & Brown, Inc., Daytona Beach, FL

Betsy A. Mangone

Vice President (retired), The Denver Foundation, Denver, CO

Alan L. Meltzer

Founder & CEO, The Meltzer Group, Bethesda, MD

Arthur J. Rothkopf 

President Emeritus, Lafayette College

Peter L. Scher*

Chairman, Washington, D.C., region and Head of Corporate Responsibility, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Washington, DC

Jeffrey A. Sine

Partner, The Raine Group LLC, New York, NY

   

Ex-officio Trustees

Kim Cape

General Secretary, General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, United Methodist Church, Nashville, TN

Cornelius M. Kerwin*^ 

President, American University, Washington, DC

Marcus Matthews

Bishop, Baltimore-Washington Conference of The United Methodist Church, Washington, DC

 

Faculty Trustees

 
Todd A. Eisenstadt^

Chair of the Faculty Senate; Professor of Government, School of Public Affairs, American University, Washington, DC

Larry Engel^

Past Chair of the Faculty Senate; Associate Professor, School of Communication, American University, Washington DC



Student Trustee

 

Shyheim Snead^*

BA in Political Science (in progress), School of Public Affairs, American University, Washington, DC



Student Trustee-Elect

 

To be named^*

 

 

* Alumna/alumnus of American University

^ Non-voting trustee

 

Updated July 2016