Secretary of State 1973-1977
Secretary of State 1982-1989
Secretary of State 1989-1992
Secretary of State 1996-2001
Secretary of State 2001-2005
Secretary of State 2005-2009
Secretary of State 2009-2013
Secretary of State 2013-2017
Former Inspector General of the Department of State and Ambassador to Guinea, Kenya and Seychelles, Zaire and Israel.
Chairman of the American Academy of Diplomacy; former Under Secretary of State, Assistant Secretary of State, Representative to the United Nations and Ambassador to Jordan, Nigeria, El Salvador, Israel, India and Russia.
Former Assistant Secretary of State for Political - Military Affairs, Ambassador to Colombia, Special Assistant to the President, and President of the Americas Society and the Council of the Americas.
Chairman of World Affairs Council, former Executive Director of the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation and the first United States Ambassador to Ukraine.
A highly successful entrepreneur in the pharmaceutical and diet food industries, Danny Abraham is a prominent American philanthropist in the fields of Public Health, Education, and, notably, the search for peace in the Middle East.
President of the Ansary Foundation, Vice Chairman of Parman Capital Group and a director of Stewart & Stevenson LLC.
Senior Advisor to Secretary of State John F. Kerry; leads fundraising for U. S. Diplomacy Center and other Department projects; former Ambassador to Portugal; Recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor; member of Massachusetts, DC Bars.
Chairman Emeritus of the Bernstein Companies, Emeritus Trustee of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and former Ambassador to Denmark.
Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and Ambassador to NATO and Greece.
Former Secretary of Defense, National Security Adviser, Deputy Director of CIA, Chairman of the Carlyle Group and Ambassador to Portugal.
Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center, Chairman & CEO of ChaseSource, L.P. and Director of Anadarco.
Chairman of Lonrho Plc and former Ambassador to Burundi, Cameroon and the Sultanate of Oman.
Senior Vice President for Global Health, American Cancer Society; former Vice President of Population Services International and Ambassador to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
Retired Career FSO, Minister Counselor with ancillary experience to include Special Operations Branch Chief in Organization of Joint Chiefs of Staff; Washington Institute of Foreign Affairs Director; DACOR Governor/Trustee; and former Chairman of Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training.
Visiting Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University; Co-Founder/ Chair, Partnership for Responsible Growth; former Ambassador to Austria; CEO, Carlton Capital Group, LLC; CEO, Atlantic Food Services; Chair, UniPro Foodservice.
Former President of MacArthur Foundation, former Dean of Georgetown School of Foreign Service, Assistant Secretary of State and Ambassador at Large.
Former President of the Council of American Ambassadors, Director of the United States Information Agency and Ambassador to Belgium.
Former President of the Council on Foreign Relations, Assistant Secretary of State and New York Times columnist.
Director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University, former Director of the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, Member of Congress and Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
President, Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training; retired FSO, minister Counselor; DCM/ Charge in Romania & Mauritius; two-term President of the American Foreign Service Association.
Distinguished Fellow and Past President/CEO, Stimson Center; former Vice Chair, National Intelligence Council, member Department of State Policy Planning Staff; Advisory Council of IISS; Institute for the Study of Diplomacy.
A seasoned advisor on U.S. foreign policy, government affairs, and women’s advancement globally. She is a member of Meridian International Center’s Board of Trustees, and is the Chair and founding member of its Council on Women’s Leadership. Ms. Manatt served seven years in the Clinton Administration at the State Department and White House.
Former Ambassador, Barbados & Eastern Caribbean; Board of Directors, Washington National Opera; Trustee Emeritus, Blair House Restoration Fund; Exec. Committee, Meridian International Center, Kennedy Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Historian of the U. S. Department of State, former Associate Dean of Faculty at Industrial College Air Force, ret.
Former United States Senator from Maryland.
Executive Vice President/Chief Legal Officer, DMI; former Managing Director/Principal, Greysteel Equity Markets; former Partner, Jones Day, LP; member, California, District of Columbia Bars.
Joint fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace and Woodrow Wilson International Center, Award-winning foreign correspondent, reported from 140 countries on six continents, and author of 9 books on international affairs.
CFO, Gerontological Society of America, CPA; retired Foreign Service Officer
Retired Foreign Service Officer
Founding President of the DCF, former director of the Foreign Service Institute, Director of the Johns Hopkins University Bologna Center, and former Ambassador to Zambia and Nigeria.
Senator Mathias was the Founding Chairman of the DCF and former U.S. Senator from Maryland.