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, Santa Barbara, CA*


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
James W. Davidson, Miami, Florida
Paul Lewis 'Lew' Davies III, Dallas, Texas*
Herbert M. Dwight, Healdsburg, California*
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
Jerry Grundhofer, Park City, Utah
Cynthia Fry Gunn, Palo Alto, California
Arthur E. Hall, Minden, Nevada
Everett J. Hauck, Lake Forest, Illinois*
Warner W. Henry, Pasadena, California
Kenneth A. Hersh, Dallas, Texas
Heather R. Higgins, New York, New York
Allan Hoover III, Castle Rock, Colorado
Margaret Hoover, New York, New York
Philip Hudner, San Francisco, California
Claudia P. Huntington, San Antonio, Texas
James D. Jameson, Rancho Santa Fe, California
Gail A. Jaquish, Austin, Texas
William E. Jenkins, Houston, Texas
Charles B. Johnson, Palm Beach, Florida
Franklin P. Johnson Jr., Palo Alto, California
Mark Chapin Johnson, Mission Viejo, California
John Jordan, Healdsburg, California
Mary Myers Kauppila, Boston, Massachusetts*
Michael E. Kavoukjian, New York, New York
John B. Kleinheinz, Fort Worth, Texas
Richard Kovacevich, San Francisco, California
Allen J. Lauer, Portola Valley, California
Howard H. Leach, Palm Beach, Florida
Davide Leone, London, England
Walter Loewenstern Jr., Los Angeles, California
Howard W. Lutnick, New York, New York
Frank B. Mapel, San Marino, California
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
Carole J. McNeil, San Francisco, California
Mary G. Meeker, Woodside, California
Jennifer L. 'Jenji' Mercer, New York, New York
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
Robert G. O'Donnell, Atherton, California
Robert J. Oster, Atherton, California*
Joel C. Peterson, Salt Lake City, Utah*
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
Roderick W. Shepard, Atherton, California
Robert Shipman, Palm Beach, Florida
Thomas M. Siebel, Redwood City, California
George W. Siguler, New York, New York*
William C. Steere Jr., Bonita Springs, Florida
David L. Steffy, Newport Beach, California
Stephen K. Stuart, Orlando, Florida
W. Clarke Swanson Jr., Oakville, California
Curtis Sloane Tamkin, Los Angeles, California
Robert A. Teitsworth, Laguna Beach, California
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Stanford, 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


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