Robert D. MacDonald

Chair

Brenda J. Gaines

Vice Chair

Philip Ryan

Philip Ryan

Vice Chair

Allan Landon

Allan Landon

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
  • Rodney C. Adkins
  • Gordon M. Ambach
  • Lisa Bennett
  • William H. Bohnett
  • Cissel Gott Collins, Ex-officio
  • Suzi Cordish
  • Roger Crandall
  • Edgar M. Cullman, Jr.
  • Wendy W. Dayton
  • Vin Di Bona
  • Trevor Fetter
  • Sakurako D. Fisher
  • Julie Flynn
  • Brenda Gaines, Vice Chair
  • William Galloway
  • Ronald Gidwitz
  • Rick Goings
  • Myra M. Hart
  • Edward R. Hintz
  • Nancy Hogan
  • Michele Hooper
  • Judy S. Huret
  • Jennifer Walston Johnson
  • Dennis J. Keller
  • Jonathan Kemper
  • Paul Koontz
  • Allan R. Landon, Vice Chair
  • Betsy Lawer
  • Cheryl Winter Lewy
  • David M. Love
  • Jacqueline B. Mars
  • Thomas McCloskey
  • Kevin McGovern
  • Jahm Najafi
  • Sarah Nash
  • Denise O'Leary
  • Jorge G. Puente
  • G. Jeffery Records, Jr.
  • Kenneth Ricci
  • Kristin M. Richardson
  • John C. Ryan
  • Philip K. Ryan, Vice Chair
  • Elisa Stephens
  • Fredericka Stevenson
  • Michael E. Tennenbaum
  • John K. Tsui
  • Robert Tuttle
  • L. John Wilkerson