Former and Current Presidents, Chief Operating Officers, and Trustees

President Term
Margaret Olivia Sage 1907 - 1918
Robert W. deForest 1918 - 1931
No President
(General Director, Shelby Harrison, 1931-1948
1931 - 1936
Lawson Purdy 1936 - 1944
Morris Hadley 1944 - 1949
Eli Whitney Debevoise 1949 - 1955
Donald R. Young 1955 - 1963
Orville G. Brim, Jr. 1963 - 1972
Hugh F. Cline 1972 - 1976
Aaron Wildavsky 1976 - 1978
David B. Truman 1978 - 1979
Marshall A. Robinson 1979 - 1986
Eric Wanner 1986 - 2013
Sheldon Danziger 2013 - Present
Chief Operating Officers* Term
John M. Glenn 1907 - 1931
Shelby M. Harrison 1931 - 1948
Donald R. Young 1948 - 1963
Orville G. Brim, Jr. 1963 - 1972
Hugh F. Cline 1972 - 1976
Aaron Wildavsky 1977 - 1978
David B. Truman 1978 - 1979
Marshall A. Robinson 1979 - 1986
Eric Wanner 1986 - 2012
Sheldon Danziger 2013 - Present
*Prior to 1955, the chief operating officer of the Foundation held the title General Director; after 1955 the COO was the President.
Former and Current Trustees Term
John M. Glenn 1907 - 1931
Margaret Olivia Sage 1907- 1918
Robert W. deForest 1907 - 1931
Cleveland H. Dodge 1907 - 1920
Daniel C. Gilman 1907 - 1908
John M. Glenn 1907
Helen M. Gould Shepard 1907 - 1936
Robert C. Ogden 1907 - 1913
Gertrude S. Rice 1907 - 1926
Louisa Lee Schuyler 1907 - 1926
Alfred T. White 1909 - 1921
John H. Finley 1913 - 1940
Charles D. Norton 1918 - 1923
Frederic A. Delano 1921 - 1939
Dwight W. Morrow 1921 - 1931
Lawson Purdy 1923 - 1957
Laura B. Lee 1926 - 1938
Harold T. White 1926 - 1956
Johnston deForest 1931 - 1952
Lindsay Bradford 1933 - 1955
Joseph P. Chamberlain 1934 - 1949
Morris Hadley 1934 - 1949
Harry Woodburn Chase 1936 - 1954
Arthur H. Ham 1939 - 1947
Robert M. MacIver 1940 - 1964
David H. Morris, Jr. 1940 - 1967
Eli Whitney Debevoise 1945 - 1967
Charles Merz 1948 - 1966
Donald R. Young 1948 - 1967
Daniel G. Tenney, Jr. 1949 - 1967
Carl I. Hovland 1952 - 1961
Samuel S. Wilks 1953 - 1964
Richard H. Shryock 1955 - 1965
Frederick G. Duncan 1957 - 1973
Robert K. Greenleaf 1957 - 1965
Dael L. Wolfle 1961 - 1978
Orville G. Brim, Jr. 1963 - 1972
Oscar M. Ruebhausen 1964 - 1980
Frederick Mosteller 1964 - 1985
Morris D. Crawford, Jr. 1965 - 1979
Abe Fortas 1966 - 1969
Francis Keppel 1966 - 1972
William C. Greenough 1967 - 1978
David B. Truman 1967 - 1981
Robert S. Morison 1968 - 1978
Warren H. Bacon 1968 - 1980
Edward H. Levi 1971 - 1975
Hugh F. Cline 1972 - 1976
Herma Hill Kay 1973 - 1987
Guido Calabresi 1975 - 1981
John S. Reed 1975 - 1989
Aaron Wildavsky 1976 - 1978
Thomas C. Edwards, Jr. 1978 - 1984
Robert McCormick Adams 1978 - 1991
William D. Carey 1978 - 1983
Marshall A. Robinson 1979 - 1986
Carl Kaysen 1979 - 1989
Earl F. Cheit 1979 - 1989
Madelon Talley 1979 - 1989
Gardner Lindzey 1980 - 1990
Patricia King 1981 - 1991
Renee Fox 1981 - 1987
Gary E. MacDougal 1981 - 1991
Philip Converse 1982 - 1992
James March 1984 - 1994
Mortimer Zuckerman 1984 - 1986
Eric Wanner 1986 - 2013
Anne Pitts Carter 1987 - 1997
Howard Raiffa 1987 - 1997
Harold Tanner 1988 - 1998
William Julius Wilson 1988 - 1998
Joel E. Cohen 1989 - 1999
Peggy C. Davis 1989 - 1999
Neil J. Smelser 1990 - 2000
Laura D. Tyson 1991
Phoebe C. Ellsworth 1991 - 2001
Marta Tienda 1991 - 2001
Ira Katznelson 1992 - 2002
Ellen C. Lagemann 1993 - 2003
Eugene Smolensky 1994 - 2004
Timothy A. Hultquist 1995 - 2005
Alan S. Blinder 1996 - 2006
Robert Denham 1997 - 2007; 2009 - 2014
Jennifer Hochschild 1997 - 2007
Thomas C. Cook 1998 - 2008
Christine Cassel 1999 - 2006
Cora Marrett 1999 - 2009
Melvin Konner 2000 - 2010
Kathleen Hall Jamieson 2001 - 2011
Lawrence Hedges 2002 - 2012
Mary Waters 2002 - 2011
John Ferejohn 2003 - 2013
Alan B. Krueger 2004 - 2009
Christopher Edley, Jr. 2004 - 2009
Kenneth Brody 2005 - 2015
Richard Thaler 2006 - 2016
W. Bowman Cutter, III 2007 - 2017
Nancy Rosenblum 2007 - 2014
Shelley E. Taylor 2008 - Present
Lawrence F. Katz 2009 - Present
Sara S. McLanahan 2009 - Present
Claude M. Steele 2010 - Present
Nicholas Lemann 2011 - Present
Karen Cook 2012 - Present
Sheldon Danziger 2013 - Present
Kathryn Edin 2013 - Present
Larry Bartels 2013 - Present
Peter Orszag 2014 - Present
Hiro Yoshikawa 2015 - Present
David Laibson 2015 - Present
Martha Minow 2016 - Present
Mario Luis Small 2017 - Present

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