Fortune magazine called our board one of the most influential nonprofit boards in the country.
Carl Ferenbach, Chair
Chairman, High Meadows Foundation
Mark W. Heising, Chair-Elect
Managing Director, Medley Partners
Shelby W. Bonnie, Vice Chair
Co-founder, CNET Networks
Ruth DeFries, Ph.D., Vice Chair
Denning Family Professor of Sustainable Development, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University
The Honorable Thomas H. Kean, Vice Chair
Chairman Emeritus, Carnegie Corporation of New York;
Chairman, THK Consulting, LLC
Art Cooley*, Secretary
Naturalist and former Expedition Leader, Lindblad Expeditions
President, Allen & Company
G. Leonard Baker, Jr.
Managing Director, Sutter Hill Ventures
Managing Director, Bain Capital
Georges C. Benjamin
Executive Director, American Public Health Association
Michael D. Bills
Founder and CIO, Bluestem Asset Management
General Partner, Benchmark
Christopher A. Cole
Chairman, Ardea Partners, LLC
Professor of Natural Resource Economics, Bren School UCSB; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
Susan Ford Dorsey
President, Sand Hill Foundation
Kirsten J. Feldman
Retired Managing Director, Morgan Stanley;
Chair, Steep Rock Association
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
Professor and Associate Dean, Stanford School of Medicine
Senior Fellow for Climate Change Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
Investor and Advisor
Richard J. Lazarus
Howard J. and Katherine W. Aibel Professor of Law, Harvard University
President, Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation
Former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs
Secretary Ray Mabus
Former Secretary of the Navy
Marie Lynn Miranda, Ph.D.
Professor of Statistics, Rice University
President, Quadrivium Foundation
President, Susan and William Oberndorf Foundation
Kenneth Olden, Ph.D.
Former Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program/National Institutes of Health;
Former Director of the National Center for Environmental Assessment/U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Stephen W. Pacala, Ph.D.
Frederick D. Petrie Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
Bruce V. Rauner
Former Governor, State of Illinois
Former Chairman, GTCR
Julian H. Robertson, Jr.
Founder and Chairman, Tiger Management, LLC
Co-founder, Sall Family Foundation
Peggy M. Shepard
Co-founder and Executive Director, West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc. (WE ACT for Environmental Justice)
Three Cairns Group
David S. Vogel
CEO & Chief Scientist, Voloridge Investment Management
CEO, Whitebarn Associates
Charles F. Wurster, Ph.D.*
Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences, Marine Sciences Research Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Cheung Kong Chair Professor and Dean of Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University
Gene E. Likens, Ph.D.
George G. Montgomery, Jr.
N. J. Nicholas, Jr.
George M. Woodwell, Ph.D.*
* Founding trustees