Our board of trustees
Fortune magazine called them one the most influential boards in the country
Chairman and Co-founder, High Meadows Foundation;
Co-founder, Berkshire Partners, LLC
Naturalist and former Expedition Leader, Lindblad Expeditions
G. Leonard Baker, Jr.
Managing Director, Sutter Hill Ventures
James W. B. Benkard
Senior Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell
Founder and CIO, Bluestem Asset Management
Sally G. Bingham, M.Div.
President, The Regeneration Project, Interfaith Power and Light
Shelby W. Bonnie
Co-founder, CNET Networks
William K. Bowes, Jr.
Founding Partner, U.S. Venture Partners
President, William K. Bowes Foundation
Chairman, The Campbell Foundation
Chairman, Campbell & Company
Former Head, Sustainability and EVP, Corporate Affairs, Walmart
Ruth DeFries, Ph.D.
Denning Family Professor of Sustainable Development and Chair, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, Columbia University
Chairman, Khan Academy
Susan Ford Dorsey
President, Sand Hill Foundation
Kirsten J. Feldman
Former Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Lynn R. Goldman, M.D., M.P.H.
Pediatrician; Dean, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
Charles J. Hamilton, Jr.
Senior Counsel, Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP
Griffith R. Harsh, IV, M.D., M.B.A.
Professor and Associate Dean, Stanford School of Medicine
Mark W. Heising
Managing Director, Medley Partners
Executive Director, Kingfisher Foundation
The Honorable Thomas H. Kean
Chairman, Carnegie Corporation of New York
The Honorable Ricardo Lagos, Ph.D.
Former President of Chile
Richard J. Lazarus
Howard J. and Katherine W. Aibel Professor of Law, Harvard University
Sarah Liao Sau-tung, Ph.D.
Former Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works, Hong Kong SAR Government; currently Acting Director, The Kadoorie Institute, The University of Hong Kong
President, the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation
Former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs
Dr. Jane Lubchenco
Valley Professor of Marine Biology, Oregon State University; Former Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
President, Quadrivium Foundation; Visiting Fellow at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford
Advisor, Center for Brand and Product Management, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Director, The Intuit Scholarship Foundation
Stephen W. Pacala, Ph.D.
Frederick D. Petrie Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology;
Director, Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University
Robert M. Perkowitz
President, ecoAmerica; Managing Partner, VivaTerra, LLC
Julian H. Robertson, Jr.
Founder and Chairman, Tiger Management, LLC
Peggy M. Shepard
Co-founder and Executive Director, West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc. (WE ACT for Environmental Justice)
Douglas W. Shorenstein
Chairman and CEO, Shorenstein Properties, LLC
President, Hartz Capital
Sam Rawlings Walton
Boatman, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur
Charles F. Wurster, Ph.D.*
Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences, Marine Sciences Research Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Roland C. Clement
Gene E. Likens, Ph.D.
George G. Montgomery, Jr.
N. J. Nicholas, Jr.
George M. Woodwell, Ph.D.*