Robert D. MacDonald

Chair

Edward R. Hintz

Edward R. Hintz

Vice Chair

Dennis Keller

Dennis Keller

Vice Chair

Denise O'Leary

Denise O'Leary

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
  • Lisa Bennett
  • John F. Brock, III
  • Roger W. Crandall
  • Edgar M. Cullman, Jr.
  • Wendy W. Dayton
  • Vin Di Bona
  • 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
  • Dennis J. Keller, Vice Chair
  • David W. Kemper
  • Todd Krasnow
  • Allen R. Landon
  • Dale LeFebvre
  • Cheryl Winter Lewy
  • David M. Love
  • Jacqueline B. Mars
  • Thomas McCloskey
  • Kevin M. McGovern
  • Charles W. Moorman
  • Jahm Najafi
  • Sarah E. Nash
  • Denise O'Leary, Vice Chair
  • Sarah Perot
  • Jorge G. Puente
  • G. Jeffery Records, Jr.
  • Kenneth C. Ricci
  • John C. Ryan
  • Philip K. Ryan
  • Fredericka Stevenson
  • Diana Strandberg
  • JoAnn Symons, Ex-officio
  • Naoma Tate
  • Michael E. Tennenbaum
  • Andew H. Tisch
  • John K. Tsui
  • L. John Wilkerson