Dennis Keller

Dennis Keller

Chair

Edward R. Hintz

Edward R. Hintz

Vice Chair

Denise O'Leary

Denise O'Leary

Vice Chair

Joege G. Puente headshot

Jorge G. Puente

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:

  • Dennis J. Keller, Chair
  • Vijay Anand
  • Lisa Bennett
  • Hal Brierley
  • John F. Brock, III
  • Roger W. Crandall
  • Edgar M. Cullman, Jr.
  • Wendy W. Dayton
  • Vin Di Bona
  • Sharon Fawcett, Ex-officio
  • Maria Luisa Ferré
  • Trevor Fetter
  • Julie A. Flynn
  • Brenda Gaines
  • William J. Galloway
  • Rick Goings
  • Edward R. Hintz, Vice Chair
  • Nancy Hogan
  • Michele J. Hooper
  • David G. Johnson
  • Jennifer Walston Johnson
  • David W. Kemper
  • Todd Krasnow
  • Allan R. Landon
  • Dale LeFebvre
  • Cheryl Winter Lewy
  • LL COOL J
  • David M. Love
  • Robert D. MacDonald
  • Kevin M. McGovern
  • Jo A. Michalski
  • Charles W. Moorman
  • Jahm Najafi
  • Sarah E. Nash
  • Emilie Munger Ogden
  • Denise O'Leary, Vice Chair
  • Sarah Perot
  • Jorge G. Puente, Vice Chair
  • G. Jeffrey Records, Jr.
  • Kenneth C. Ricci
  • John C. Ryan
  • Philip K. Ryan
  • Fredericka Stevenson
  • Diana Strandberg
  • Naoma Tate
  • Michael E. Tennenbaum
  • Andrew H. Tisch
  • John K. Tsui
  • L. John Wilkerson