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
Principal, Armstead & Esslinger Health Consultants

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

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

Kathleen Brown
Partner, Government and Regulatory Healthcare Financial Services & Banking
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP 

Mandell Crawley
Chief Marketing Officer, Morgan Stanley

Natalie Naftzger Davis
Attorney and Community Volunteer

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

David deWilde
Private Investor

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
Chairman, Harte-Hanks, Inc.

Lawrence Hershfield
Chief Executive Officer, Ranch Capital

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

Lewis B. Kaden
Former Vice Chairman, Citigroup Inc.

Bernadette Keller
Director and Founding Member, Chicago Transplant Ethics Consortium

Jodee Kozlak
Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Target Corporation

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
Managing Director, First Republic Bank

Nina Nashif
Managing Director, Sandbox Industries

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

Allen Thorpe
Managing Director, Hellman & Friedman, LLC

Solomon Trujillo
Chief Executive Officer, Trujillo Group, LLC

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

Michael Weissel
Executive Vice President, Optum

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

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