Advisory Council


The Advisory Council helps advise and guide the Center by providing informed perspective on goals, priorities and programs, and by advocating on the Center’s behalf beyond the Stanford community. The Council first met in June 2009.

James A. Johnson (Chair)
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Johnson Capital Partners

Rodney Armstead
Executive Vice President, Optum

Katherine August-deWilde
President and Chief Operating Officer, First Republic Bank

Kenneth J. Bacon
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, RailField Partners

Kathleen Brown
Kathleen Brown
Chairman, Goldman Sachs Investment Banking, Midwest Region

M. Michele Burns
Chief Executive Officer, Retirement Policy Center Sponsored by Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.; Center Fellow and Strategic Advisor, Stanford Center on Longevity

Natalie Naftzger Davis
Attorney and Community Volunteer

Kari Dohn Decker
Executive Director, Corporate Responsibility, JPMorgan Chase & Company

Kimberly Olson Dorgan
Senior Executive Vice President, Public Policy, American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI)

William Duhamel
Founding Principal, Route One Investment Company, LP

Jane Fonda
Actress, Activist, Advocate, Author, and Fitness Guru

Christopher Harte
Director, Harte-Hanks, Inc.; Independent Director, Geokinetics, Inc.

Lawrence Hershfield
Chief Executive Officer, Ranch Capital

Frank “Gard” Jameson
Author and Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Jodee Kozlak
Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Target

Vincent Mai
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cranemere, LLC

Jack L. Martin
Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Hill+Knowlton Strategies

April McClain-Delaney
Washington Director, Common Sense Media, Inc.

Irene Mecchi
American Writer

Avid Modjtabai
Senior Executive Vice President, Consumer Lending Group, Wells Fargo & Company

Thomas E. Moore, III
Director, Barclays Wealth

Steve Poizner
American Businessman and Entrepreneur

Thom Reilly
Executive Director, Caesars Foundation; Professor and Director, San Diego State University School of Social Work

John (Jack) Rowe (Founding Chairman)
Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Victoria Sant
Co-Founder and President, The Summit Foundation & The Summit Fund of Washington

Maureen Schafer
Vice President, Corporate Development, LifeNexus, Inc.

Jeff Schroeder
Chief Administrative Officer, Goldman Sachs

Andrew Sieg
Managing Director, Head of Global Wealth & Retirement Solutions, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Ann Bennett Spence
Managing Director, Cambridge Associates, LLC

Linda Tarplin
Co-Founder, Tarplin, Downs and Young, LLC

Robert Thomas
Co-Owner, Senior Star Living

Allen Thorpe
Managing Director, Hellman & Friedman, LLC

Solomon Trujillo
Chief Executive Officer, Trujillo Group, LLC

David Tyrie
Managing Director, Head of Personal Wealth & Retirement, Bank of America

Norman Volk
Chairman, The John A. Hartford Foundation, New York, and Member of the Hartford Board (1979)

David A. Wise
The John F. Stambaugh Professor of Political Economy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

EMERITUS MEMBERS
Donald Kennedy
President, Emeritus and Bing Professor of Environmental Science, Stanford University

George P. Shultz
Distinguished Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University