About NRDC: Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

CHAIR
Daniel R. Tishman
Chairman & CEO, Tishman Construction Corporation; Vice Chairman, Tishman Hotel & Realty LP; Vice Chairman, AECOM Technology Corporation

CHAIR EMERITUS
Frederick A.O. Schwarz, Jr.
Chief Counsel, Brennan Center for Justice; Senior Counsel, Cravath, Swaine and Moore, LLP

VICE CHAIR
Patricia Bauman
President, Bauman Foundation; Co-Chair of the Brennan Center for Justice

VICE CHAIR
Alan F. Horn
Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios

VICE CHAIR
Wendy K. Neu
Chairman and CEO, Hugo Neu Recycling; grassroots community organizer and activist

TREASURER
Mary Moran
Environmentalist; foundation director


John H. Adams
Founding Director, NRDC; Chair, Open Space Institute

Adam Albright
Private investor; environmentalist

Richard E. Ayres
The Ayres Law Group

Claire Bernard
President, Mariposa Foundation

Anna Scott Carter
Environmentalist; Co-founder, 'Clean by Design' initiative

Sarah E. Cogan
Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Laurie David
Author, Producer, Advocate; Co-Founder, NRDC Los Angeles Leadership Council

Leonardo DiCaprio
Actor; environmentalist; Founder, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

John E. Echohawk
Executive Director, Native American Rights Fund

Michel Gelobter, Ph.D.
Founder/Board Chair, Cooler, Inc.

Kate Greswold
Conservationist; foundation director

Arjun Gupta
Founder and Chief Believer, TeleSoft Partners

Philip B. Korsant
Member, Long Light Capital, LLC

Nicole E. Lederer
Co-Founder, Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2)

Michael Lynton
CEO, Sony Corporation of America; Chairman and CEO, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Shelly B. Malkin
Artist; conservationist

Josephine A. Merck
Artist; Founder, Ocean View Foundation

Kelly Chapman Meyer
Co-Founder, American Heart Association Teaching Gardens

Peter A. Morton
Chairman/Founder, 510 Development Corp.

Frederica P. Perera, Ph.D.
Professor, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health; Director, Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health

Robert Redford
Actor; director; conservationist

Laurance Rockefeller
Conservationist

Jonathan F. P. Rose
President, Jonathan Rose Companies LLC

Tom Roush, M.D.
Private investor; environmental activist

William H. Schlesinger
President, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Wendy Schmidt
President, Schmidt Family Foundation; Founder, The 11th Hour Project

Max Stone
Managing Director, The D. E. Shaw Group

James Taylor
Singer/Songwriter

Gerald Torres
Jane M.G. Foster Professor, Cornell University Law School

David C. Vladeck
Professor, Georgetown Law

David F. Welch, Ph.D.
President, Infinera Corporation

Eric Wepsic
Managing Director, The D. E. Shaw Group

George M. Woodwell, Ph.D.
Founder, Director Emeritus, Woods Hole Research Center; NRDC distinguished scientist

 

HONORARY TRUSTEES

Dean Abrahamson, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Robert O. Blake
U.S. Ambassador (retired)

Henry R. Breck
Partner, Heronetta Management, L.P.

Joan K. Davidson
President, Furthermore Grants in Publishing; Former NY State Parks Commissioner; President Emerita, J.M. Kaplan Fund

Sylvia A. Earle, Ph.D.
Chair, Deep Ocean Exploration and Research, Inc.

Robert J. Fisher
Director, Gap Inc.

James B. Frankel
Attorney; conservationist

Hamilton F. Kean
Attorney; conservationist

Charles E. Koob
Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, LLP

Ruben Kraiem
Partner, Covington and Burling, LLP

Burks B. Lapham
Environmentalist

Maya Lin
Artist/Designer

Michael A. McIntosh, Sr.
President, The McIntosh Foundation

Daniel Pauly, Ph.D.
Professor of Fisheries and Zoology

Nathaniel P. Reed
Businessman; conservationist

Cruz Reynoso
Professor of Law, UC Davis

John R. Robinson
Attorney

Philip T. (Pete) Ruegger
Of Counsel, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Christine H. Russell, Ph.D.
Environmentalist; foundation director

John Sheehan
United Steelworkers of America (retired)

James Gustave Speth
Professor of Law, Vermont Law School; Distinguished Senior Fellow, Demos

Frederick A. Terry, Jr.
Senior Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell

Thomas A. Troyer
Member, Caplin & Drysdale

Kirby Walker
Independent film/video producer

Elizabeth Wiatt
Environmentalist; Co-Founder, NRDC Los Angeles Leadership Council


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