Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey / Photo courtesy of Smithsonian Institution
February 26, 2014
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Risa Lavizzo-Mourey
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey / Photo courtesy of Smithsonian Institution

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey has been appointed a member of the Smithsonian’s Board of Regents. President Barack Obama signed the resolution Feb. 21, 2014 appointing her as a citizen regent. Her six-year term begins immediately. Lavizzo-Mourey replaces Martha’s Table CEO Patty Stonesifer, who served two six-year terms, including three years as Chair of the Board.