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, North Palm Beach, FL*


Overseers

Katherine H. Alden, Woodside, California
Neil R. Anderson, Plano, Texas
Paul V. Barber, San Diego, California
John F. Barrett, Cincinnati, Ohio
Donald R. Beall, Corona del Mar, California
Wendy Bingham Cox, Palm Beach, Florida
David Booth, Austin, Texas
Jerome V. Bruni, Colorado Springs, Colorado
John L. "Jack" Bunce Jr., Ketchum, Idaho
James J. Carroll III, Los Angeles, California*
Charles Cobb, Coral Gables, Florida
Jean-Pierre L. 'JP' Conte, San Francisco, California
Berry R. Cox, Dallas, Texas
Harlan Crow, Dallas, Texas
James W. Davidson, Miami, Florida
George H. Davis Jr., Jackson, Wyoming
Michael Dokupil, Houston, Texas
Dixon R. Doll, San Francisco, California
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 Fleming Jr., Alexandria, Virginia
Susan Ford Dorsey, Woodside, California
Stephen B. Gaddis, Reno, Nevada
Shari Glazer, Beverly Hills, California
Ken A. Goldman, Atherton, California
Lawrence E. Golub, New York, New York
Robert E. Grady, Wilson, Wyoming
Jerry Grundhofer, Park City, Utah
Karen Hargrove, Carmel, California
Richard R. Hargrove, Carmel, California
Kenneth A. Hersh, Dallas, Texas
Allan Hoover III, Castle Rock, Colorado
Claudia P. Huntington, San Antonio, Texas*
Nicolas Ibañez Scott, Santiago, Chile
James D. Jameson, Rancho Santa Fe, California
William E. Jenkins, Houston, Texas
Charles B. Johnson, Palm Beach, Florida
Franklin P. Johnson Jr., Palo Alto, California
Gregory E. Johnson, Hillsborough, California
Stephen S. Kahng, Austin, Texas
Michael E. Kavoukjian, New York, New York
John B. Kleinheinz, Fort Worth, Texas*
Richard Kovacevich, San Francisco, California*
Peter W. Kuyper, Cody, Wyoming
Colby Lane, Ridgeland, Mississippi
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
Hamid Mani, M.D., La Jolla, California
James D. Marver, San Francisco, California
Michael G. McCaffery, Hillsborough, California
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
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*
Joel C. Peterson, Salt Lake City, Utah*
Jay A. Precourt, Edwards, Colorado*
Samuel T. Reeves, North Palm Beach, Florida
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
Ronald P. Spogli, Rancho Santa Fe, California
William C. Steere Jr., Bonita Springs, Florida
David L. Steffy, Newport Beach, California
Mark A. Stevens, Atherton, California
Kevin Stump, Birmingham, Alabama
W. Clarke Swanson Jr., Oakville, California
Curtis Sloane Tamkin, Los Angeles, California
Stephen D. Taylor, Park City, Utah
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Stanford, California**
Charles B. Thornton Jr., San Marino, California
Darnell M. Whitt II, Monterey, California
James R. Wilkinson, Westlake, Texas*
Dede Wilsey, San Francisco, California
Richard G. Wolford, Glenbrook, Nevada
Yu Wu, San Francisco, California
Jerry Yang, Los Altos Hills, California**


Distinguished Overseers

Martin Anderson, Palo Alto, 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
Robert J. Swain, Tulsa, Oklahoma
 

* Executive Committee member
** Ex officio member