As the governing body of the Stimson Center, the Board of Directors is responsible for the oversight of all activities of Stimson to ensure sound financial and managerial practice and protect the integrity of the institution, its reputation and projects.

Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands
David J. Lane has been a leader of government and global non-profit organizations for more than 20 years, including as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies in Rome from 2012 to 2016....
Balderston Strategic Partnerships
Kris M. Balderston is the President of Balderston Strategic Partnerships and the National Political Director and Founding Advisor for Change Research, which provides fast, affordable and accurate...
Partner
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer
John B. Bellinger III is a partner in the international law and national security practices of Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington, DC.  He is also an Adjunct Senior Fellow in International...
Co-Founder
Stimson Center
Barry M. Blechman is co-founder of the Stimson Center.  He served as chairman of its Board from 1989 to 2007 and returned to the Board in 2014.  Blechman also founded DFI International Inc...
Emeritus
Palmer Coates, LLC (former Assistant Secretary of State)
Ambassador Lincoln P. Bloomfield is a Distinguished Fellow and Chairman Emeritus at the Stimson Center. He has served as a national security official in the administrations of Presidents Reagan...
Retired U.S. Diplomat
Ambassador Kenneth C. Brill was president of The Fund for Peace from 2010 to 2011. Prior to that, he had a 35-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service. In his final Foreign Service assignment, he was...
Nathan Associates
Susan Chodakewitz, a highly recognized and accomplished senior executive with a proven track record of turning around, building, and growing businesses, joined Nathan Associates, Inc as president and...
Former CEO
Crane & Company
Lansing E. Crane served from 1995-2007 as CEO of Crane & Company – his family’s 217-year-old business known for its fine cotton stationery; high performance, non-woven materials for filtration...
Roosevelt Institute
Bowman Cutter was a managing director of Warburg Pincus, a major global private equity firm headquartered in New York City, between 1996 and 2009 where he served both as the firm’s economist and as a...
Columbia University
Lori Fisler Damrosch is the Hamilton Fish Professor of International Law and Diplomacy and Henry L. Moses Professor of Law and International Organization at Columbia Law School. She joined the...
SBG Technology Solutions
As the founder, president, and chief executive officer of SBG Technology Solutions, Carlos Del Toro brings a formidable array of knowledge as a “hands-on” executive with experience in diplomacy;...
Stimson Center
Brian Finlay is the President and CEO at Stimson. His areas of expertise include nonproliferation, transnational crime, counter-trafficking, supply chain security and private sector engagement....
Emeritus
Dr. Alton Frye is the first presidential senior fellow emeritus at the Council on Foreign Relations. In more than 30 years at the Council, he has served in many roles including president, senior vice...
Retired U.S. Diplomat
Ambassador Gallucci is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. He previously served as U.S. Ambassador-at-Large...
Retired Insurance Executive
Gary Gregg retired from the Liberty Mutual Group in 2011 after 22 years as an executive there. Most recently, Gregg was president and CEO of Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation. LMAC provided personal...
U.S. Military Academy
France Hoang currently serves as a Distinguished Visiting Lecturer at the U.S. Military Academy in the Department of Law. He is a veteran entrepreneur who has been on the founding teams of companies...
RETIRED US NAVY ADMIRAL
Michelle J. Howard served 35 years in the United States Navy. She led Sailors and Marines multiple times in her career as the Commander of: a ship, an Expeditionary Strike Group, Task Force, and a...
Former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Intelligence and Analysis
U.S. Department of Treasury
Leslie Ireland is the former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Intelligence and Analysis. She joined the Treasury in 2010 after 25 years at CIA where she specialized in Iran, the Middle East,...
Time4Coffee LLC
Andrea Koppel is the CEO & Chief Java Junkie at Time4Coffee LLC, a social enterprise with a mission to help young people turn their degrees into careers they love.  Andrea is also...
RAND National Defense Research Institute
John Parachini is a senior international policy analyst and director of the Intelligence Policy Center at the RAND Corporation. He has led RAND projects on the propensity of terrorists to acquire...
Emeritus
Stimson Center
Michael Krepon is the co-founder of the Stimson Center.  He worked previously at the Carnegie Endowment, the State Department, and on Capitol Hill.  His areas of expertise are reducing...
Former Deputy Asst. Secretary of Defense
Brett B. Lambert has been Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Chairman of the Strategic Development Council of Northrop Grumman Corporation since January 26, 2015. Lambert is an Executive in...
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Alice Maroni is chief management officer at the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC). Maroni came to PBGC in May 2011 after 10 years at the Smithsonian Institution, where she served as chief...
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Richard C. Morrissey is former managing partner of the London office for Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. He has extensive experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions in a wide range of...
Seattle University
Nicole Piasecki is currently Chairman of Seattle University’s Board of Trustees.  She joined the board in 2010 and has served as Chair of the Finance and Audit Committees during her tenure....
Emeritus
Hills and Co.
Ambassador Tom Pickering joined Hills and Co., an international consulting firm, in 2006 as vice chairman. In July 2006, he retired as senior vice president of international relations of the Boeing...
Proteus Environmental Technologies
Zack Porter is a partner at Proteus Environmental Technologies, a holding company pioneering a multi-asset class investment strategy for resource scarcity industries. The firm focuses on growth...
Mary Speiser is a former intelligence analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency where she worked on military and weapons proliferation issues. After 9/11, she worked as a CIA liaison on counter-...
Archipelago Corporation
Fred Whitridge, Jr. is the president and founder of the Archipelago Corporation, which has been in the business of investing in other companies and providing merger and acquisition services since...