Board of Trustees

CHAIR
Alan F. Horn
Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios

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

CHAIR EMERITUS
Daniel R. Tishman
Principal & Vice Chairman, Tishman Realty Partners; Vice Chairman, AECOM

TREASURER
Mary P. Moran
Environmentalist; foundation director


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

Hon. Anne Slaughter Andrew
Advisor, Sustainable Energy Investments

Richard E. Ayres
The Ayres Law Group

Patricia Bauman
President, Bauman Foundation; Chair, NRDC Action Fund; Co-Chair of the Brennan Center for Justice

Anita Bekenstein
Environmentalist; foundation director

Claire Bernard
President, Mariposa Foundation

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

Sarah E. Cogan
Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York Office

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

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

Shelly B. Malkin
Artist; conservationist

Josephine A. Merck
Artist; Founder, Ocean View Foundation

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

Peter Morton
Chairman/Founder, 510 Development Corp.

Wendy K. Neu
Chairman and CEO, Hugo Neu Corporation; grassroots community organizer and activist

Frederica P. Perera, Dr.P.H., 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

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

William H. Schlesinger
President Emeritus, the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

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

Kathleen A. Welch
Principal, Corridor Partners

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

George M. Woodwell, Ph.D.
Founder, Director Emeritus, Woods Hole Research Center

Ali Zaidi
Senior Advisor, Morrison & Foerster; Precourt Energy Scholar, Stanford University; Non-resident Fellow, Columbia University