The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Foundation

Who We Are

 

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Foundation, Inc.

2018 Corporate Board Members

President & Executive Director: Michael Weishan, ’86 PBS Host, author, historian.
Director: Jed Willard ’96 Director of Global Engagement
Treasurer: Robert Heckart HL ’73, Child Advocacy Program, Harvard Law School
Clerk: Matthew H. H. Young ’12, HMS, HL ’18


FDR Global Engagement Initiative

Jed Willard ’96, Director

Advisory Cabinet Members to the FDR Global Engagement Initiative:

The Honorable David Huebner, Former United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa; Partner at Arnold and Porter, LLP
Anne Terman Wedner, Commissioner, U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, Board Member at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs,
Brett Bruen, President, Global Situation Room, Former Director of Global Engagement under President Obama.


Roosevelt Scholars Program Advisory Committee

 

Jennifer Childs-Roshak, MD, Director, Planned Parenthood of Massachusetts
Kathleen Colemen, James Loeb Professor of Classics, Harvard University
Marcela Davison Aviles ’80, independent producer, humanities advisor to the Foundation.
Henry Louis Gates, Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University
Robert Heckart, HL ’73, Child Advocacy Program, Harvard Law School
David Huebner, Former United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa; Partner at Arnold and Porter, LLP
Martin Karplus, Theodore William Richards Professor of Chemistry, emeritus at Harvard University, Emeritus, Nobel Laureate, Harvard University
Robert Kiely, Donald P. and Katherine B. Loker Professor of English, Emeritus, former Faculty Dean of Adams House, Harvard University
Cynthia M. Koch, PhD, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Foundation Resident Historian, Past Director FDR Presidential Library
Michael McCormick, Francis Goelet Professor of Medieval History Chair, Science of the Human Past, Harvard University
Judy Palfrey MD, Faculty Dean of Adams House, T. Berry Brazelton Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School
Sean Palfrey MD, Faculty Dean of Adams House, Professor of Medicine Boston University
Paul Revel, Francis Keppel Professor of Practice of Educational Policy and Administration Founding Director, Education Redesign Lab, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
Hugh Blair-Smith, Spacecraft Computer Scientist, Author
Aubrey Threlkeld, PhD, Educational Consultant, Lecturer, Harvard University
Michael Weishan, Founding Executive Director, FDR Foundation
Jed Willard, Director of Global Engagement, FDR Foundation


Director of History Programming and Historian in Residence to the Foundation

Dr. Cynthia Koch, Past Director, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Library and Museum


Alumni Advisory Council to the Foundation

Marcela Davison Aviles ’80, independent producer, humanities advisor to the Foundation.
Douglas Carver ’59, International businessman; HAA Director Emeritus
Albert Cho ’02, Former White House Fellow; international consultant on environmental issues
Kristina Perkin Davidson ’89, Founder and partner at iEurope Capital LLC
C. Stephen Heard, Jr. ’58 Attorney and author
Nancy Israel ’76, Climate change and sustainability consultant and business attorney
Claire Mays ’81, Independent researcher and consultant, Institut Symlog, Paris
Timothy J. Smith ’04, Attorney & Harvard Admissions officer