Board of Overseers

 

Ensuring that the Hoover Institution follows the path set forth by its founder, Herbert Hoover, and reaffirmed by its mission statement, the Board of Overseers acts as an advisory body to and a support group for the Institution’s senior administration. Members who have served on the board since the last report are listed here.

The Board of Overseers advises and supports the Institution’s senior administration, ensuring that the Hoover Institution follows the path set forth by its founder and reaffirmed by its mission statement. This dedicated group of supporters, who contribute to the advancement of the Institution through their knowledge, experience, and leadership, meet biannually at Stanford and in Washington, DC.


Chair

Thomas F. Stephenson, Atherton, CA*


Vice Chairs

Susan R. McCaw, Seattle, WA*


Overseers

Katherine H. Alden, Woodside, California
Neil R. Anderson, Plano, Texas
John F. Barrett, Cincinnati, Ohio
Robert G. Barrett, Vero Beach, Florida
Donald R. Beall, Corona del Mar, California
Peter S. Bing, Los Angeles, California
Walter E. Blessey Jr., Mandeville, Louisiana
Joanne Whittier Blokker, Palo Alto, California
William Kay Blount, Portland, Oregon
James J. Bochnowski, Atherton, California*
David Booth, Austin, Texas
Jerry Bruni, Colorado Springs, Colorado
John L. "Jack" Bunce Jr., Ketchum, Idaho
William F. Callanan, London, England
James J. Carroll III, Los Angeles, California*
Robert H. Castellini, Cincinnati, Ohio
Jean-Pierre L. 'JP' Conte, San Francisco, California
Berry R. Cox, Dallas, Texas
James W. Davidson, Miami, Florida
Paul Lewis 'Lew' Davies III, Dallas, Texas*
Steven L. Eggert, Sacramento, California
Jeffrey A. Farber, San Francisco, California
Henry A. Fernandez, New York, New York
Robert A. Ferris, Atherton, California
Carly Fiorina, Lorton, Virginia
James E. Forrest, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Stephen B. Gaddis, Reno, Nevada
Samuel L. Ginn, Hillsborough, California*
Michael W. Gleba, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania*
Robert E. Grady, Wilson, Wyoming
Jerry Grundhofer, Park City, Utah
Cynthia Fry Gunn, Palo Alto, California
Richard R. Hargrove, Carmel, California
Everett J. Hauck, Lake Forest, Illinois
Kenneth A. Hersh, Dallas, Texas
Heather R. Higgins, New York, New York
Margaret Hoover, New York, New York
Philip Hudner, San Francisco, California
Claudia P. Huntington, San Antonio, Texas
Nicolas Ibañez Scott, Miami, Florida
James D. Jameson, Rancho Santa Fe, California
William E. Jenkins, Houston, Texas
Franklin P. Johnson Jr., Palo Alto, California
Gregory E. Johnson, Hillsborough, California
Mark Chapin Johnson, Mission Viejo, California
John Jordan, Healdsburg, California
Stephen S. Kahng, Austin, Texas
Mary Myers Kauppila, Boston, Massachusetts*
Michael E. Kavoukjian, New York, New York
John B. Kleinheinz, Fort Worth, Texas*
Richard Kovacevich, San Francisco, California
Peter W. Kuyper, Cody, Wyoming
Allen J. Lauer, Portola Valley, California
Howard H. Leach, Palm Beach, Florida
Davide Leone, London, England
Howard W. Lutnick, New York, New York
James D. Marver, San Francisco, California
Craig O. McCaw, Kirkland, Washington
David McDonald, Vero Beach, Florida
Harold 'Terry' McGraw III, New York, New York
Henry A. McKinnell, Jackson, Wyoming
Deedee McMurtry, Palo Alto, California
Carole J. McNeil, San Francisco, California
Mary G. Meeker, Woodside, California
Jennifer L. 'Jenji' Mercer, Wellington, Florida
Rebekah Mercer, New York, New York
Roger S. Mertz, Hillsborough, California
Harold M. 'Max' Messmer Jr., Woodside, California
Jeremiah Milbank III, New York, New York
Mitchell J. Milias, San Marino, California
Scott Minerd, Marina Del Rey, California
K. Rupert Murdoch, New York, New York
George E. Myers, Saint Helena, California
George A. Needham, New York, New York
Thomas Nelson, Charlotte, North Carolina
Robert G. O'Donnell, Atherton, California
Robert J. Oster, Atherton, California*
Jay A. Precourt, Edwards, Colorado
Jeffrey S. Raikes, Seattle, Washington**
George J. Records, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Christopher R. Redlich Jr., Hillsborough, California*
Samuel T. Reeves, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Kathleen 'Cab' Rogers, Oakland, California
Robert Rosenkranz, New York, New York
Adam Ross, Dallas, Texas
Theresa W."Terry"  Ryan, Hamilton, Montana
Douglas G. Scrivner, Los Altos Hills, California*
Peter O. Shea, Newport Beach, California
Robert Shipman, Palm Beach, Florida
Thomas M. Siebel, Redwood City, California
George W. Siguler, New York, New York*
Ronald P. Spogli, Rancho Santa Fe, California
David L. Steffy, Newport Beach, California
Stephen K. Stuart, Orlando, Florida
Kevin Stump, Birmingham, Alabama
Curtis Sloane Tamkin, Los Angeles, California
Robert A. Teitsworth, Laguna Beach, California
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Stanford, California**
Charles B. Thornton Jr., San Marino, California
Thomas J. Tierney, Boston, Massachusetts
David T. Traitel, San Francisco, California*
Victor S. Trione, Santa Rosa, California
Darnell M. Whitt II, Carmel Valley, California
Paul H. Wick, Portola Valley, California
Diane B. 'Dede' Wilsey, San Francisco, California
Richard G. Wolford, Glenbrook, Nevada
Yu Wu, San Francisco, California


Distinguished Overseers

Martin Anderson, Palo Alto, California
Stephen D. Bechtel Jr., San Francisco, California
Peter B. Bedford, Napa, California
Wendy H. Borcherdt, McLean, Virgina
W. Kurt Hauser, Greenbrae, CA
Peyton M. Lake, Tyler, Texas
Shirley Cox Matteson, Palo Alto, California
Bowen H. McCoy, Los Angeles, California
Boyd C. Smith, Palo Alto, California


Emeritus Overseers

Frederick L. Allen, San Marino, California
Joseph W. Donner, New York, New York
Dody Small, Santa Barbara, CA
John R. Stahr, Corona del Mar, California
Robert J. Swain, Tulsa, Oklahoma
 

* Executive Committee member
** Ex officio member