Robert D. MacDonald

Chair

Brenda J. Gaines

Vice Chair

Philip Ryan

Philip Ryan

Vice Chair

Allan Landon

Allan Landon

Vice Chair

Smithsonian National Board

The Smithsonian National Board is a geographically and culturally diverse body of volunteer leaders that brings invaluable counsel to the Smithsonian and its many museums and research centers.

Established in 1970, the National Board is the Smithsonian’s only pan-Institutional advisory board. It fosters communication between the Institution and its members’ communities, advises the Secretary on issues of Institutional advancement, and promotes successful public-private partnerships.

The current members of the Smithsonian National Board are:

  • Robert D. MacDonald, Chair
  • Rodney C. Adkins
  • Gordon M. Ambach
  • Valerie Anders
  • William H. Bohnett
  • Peggy P. Burnet
  • Suzi Cordish
  • Roger Crandall
  • Edgar M. Cullman, Jr.
  • Wendy W. Dayton
  • Vin Di Bona
  • Cathey McClain Finlon*
  • Sakurako D. Fisher
  • Julie Flynn
  • Brenda Gaines, Vice Chair
  • William Galloway
  • Shelby M. Gans
  • Ronald Gidwitz
  • Rick Goings
  • Bonnie W. Gwin*
  • Myra M. Hart
  • Edward R. Hintz
  • Nancy Hogan
  • Emily Huebner (ex officio)
  • Judy S. Huret
  • Jennifer Walston Johnson
  • Dennis J. Keller
  • Jonathan Kemper
  • Paul Koontz
  • Allan R. Landon, Vice Chair
  • Betsy Lawer
  • Cheryl Winter Lewy
  • David M. Love
  • Kevin McGovern
  • Sarah Nash
  • Jorge G. Puente
  • G. Jeffery Records, Jr.
  • Kristin M. Richardson
  • John C. Ryan
  • Philip K. Ryan, Vice Chair
  • Deborah Santana
  • Marna Schnabel
  • Elisa Stephens
  • Fredericka Stevenson
  • Michael E. Tennenbaum
  • John K. Tsui
  • L. John Wilkerson
  • Deborah L. Wince-Smith

 

*FY16 Leave of absence