National Officers

David W. Mills


Professor of Practice and Senior Lecturer, Stanford Law School Director of Clinical Education at Stanford (Retired)

Stephen B. Pfeiffer


Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US L.L.P

Gerald S. Adolph


Former Principal, Strategy&

Sherrilyn Ifill

President and Director-Counsel

NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund, Inc.

James Castillo


Former VP, United Parcel Service

Board of Directors

Luis Penalver


Corporate Group Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Gregory Evans


McGuireWoods LLP

Clifford P. Case, III

Of Counsel

Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP

Cecilia S. Marshall

Civic Leader

Michael R. Klein

Co-Founder & Chairman

The Sunlight Foundation

Angela Vallot


VallotKarp Consulting, LLC.

Robyn Coles


TRATE Enterprises

Laurie Robinson Haden

Senior Vice President & Assistant General Counsel

CBS Corporation

Kim Koopersmith

Partner & Chairperson

Akin Gump

Tony West

Chief Legal Officer

Uber Corporation

William J. Bynum


Hope Enterprise Corporation/Hope Credit Union

Damien Dwin

Managing Partner

Brightwood Capital Advisors

Adebayo Ogunlesi

Chairman and Managing Partner

Global Infrastructure Partners

William Lighten

Managing Director

Eland Capital Partners

David E. Kendall


Williams & Connolly

Jonathan Soros


JS Capital Management, LLC

Senior Director

Daniel L. Rabinowitz

Frederick A. O. Schwarz, Jr.

Nannette B. Gibson

Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.

Toni G. Fay

Andrew J. Young, Jr.

Eleanor S. Applewhaite

Gabriella E. Morris

Martin D. Payson

Paul N. Roth

John W. Walker

Louis Harris

Dr. Mary Frances Berry

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Robert O. Preyer

Theodore V. Wells, Jr.

Tonya Lewis Lee

Richard M. Moss

Anna Faith Jones

Anthony G. Amsterdam

Judith T. Sapers

George Wallerstein

Judith McCartin Scheide

Jetta N. Jones

Patrick A. Bradford

Lawrence Newman

Judith I. Byrd

Co-Chairs Emeriti

Theodore V. Wells, Jr.

Martin D. Payson

William M. Lewis, Jr.

Directors Emeriti

Gilbert T. Ray

William H. Brown, III

E. Thomas Williams, Jr.

Lucy Durr Hackney

Michael I. Sovern

George E. Marshall, Jr.

Alice M. Beasley

Elaine R. Jones

Marian Wright Edelman

Theodore M. Shaw

Bonnie Kayatta Steingart

Norman C. Francis

Charles V. Hamilton

Quincy Jones

C. Carl Randolph

Anita Lyons Bond

Peter J. DeLuca

Ronald T. Gault

Wayman F. Smith, III

Caroline B. Kennedy

Billye Suber Aaron

Patricia L. Irvin

Anthony S. Downs