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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
Gaurdie Banister Jr.
President and CEO (retired), Aera Energy LLC, Houston, TX
Stephanie M. Bennett-Smith
President Emerita, Centenary College, Hackettstown, NJ
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
Mehdi Heravi*
Former professor and author, Washington, DC
Margery Kraus*
Founder & Executive Chairman, APCO Worldwide, Washington, DC
Gerald Bruce Lee*
Judge (retired), United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria, VA
Fernando Lewis Navarro*
Executive President, Grupo Mundial, Panama City, Panama
Charles H. Lydecker*
CEO, Foundation Risk Partners, Daytona Beach, FL
Maril Gagen MacDonald
CEO/Founder, Gagen MacDonald, Chicago, IL
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
David Trone
Co-Owner, Total Wine & More, Bethesda, MD

Ex-officio Trustees

Reverend Kim Cape
General Secretary, General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, United Methodist Church, Nashville, TN
Reverend LaTrelle Easterling
Bishop, Baltimore-Washington Conference of The United Methodist Church, Washington, DC
Sylvia M. Burwell^
President, American University, Washington, DC

Faculty Trustees

Andrea G. Pearson^
Outgoing Chair of the Faculty Senate; Associate Professor of Art, College of Arts and Sciences, American University, Washington, DC
Elizabeth A. Worden^
Incoming Chair of the Faculty Senate; Associate Professor, School of Education, American University, Washington, DC

Student Trustee

Saira Grewal^*
BA in Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) and Computer Science (dual degree, in progress), College of Arts and Science, American University

Student Trustee-Elect

Madison Dalton^*
BA in Interdisciplinary Studies (Communications, Law, Economics and Government); minor in Education Studies, School of Public Affairs, American University

* Alumna/alumnus of American University
^ Non-voting trustee

Updated September 2018