Board & Trustees
Frank Baker
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Siris Capital; Co-Chairman, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
José E. Feliciano
Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Clearlake Capital Group; Co-Chairman, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
Terry Mazany
Former President and CEO, Chicago Community Trust; Vice Chair, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Board of Directors
Anthony Williams
Partner, Dentons; Treasurer, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Board of Directors
Elisa Massimino
Senior Fellow, Human Rights, Center for American Progress; Secretary, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Board of Directors
Peter Barbey
President and Chief Executive Officer, Reading Eagle Company
Harry Belafonte
Activist and Entertainer, Belafonte Enterprises, Inc.
Tonio Burgos
CEO, Tonio Burgos and Associates
Nelda Connors
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Pine Grove Holdings
Kimberly Davis
Executive Vice President of Social Impact, Growth Initiatives & Legislative Affairs, National Hockey League
Stephen DeCherney
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Professor, School of Business, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Thasunda Brown Duckett
Chief Executive Officer, Chase Consumer Banking
Peter Edelman
Georgetown University Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law and Public Policy, faculty director of the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality
Mark E. Freitas
President and Founder, Mark Edward Partners
Mark D. Gearan
Director of the Institute of Politics, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Kenneth Goldman
President, Hillspire
Claudio Grossman
Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus, Washington College of Law, American University
Daniel Halem
Deputy Commissioner, Baseball Administration and Chief Legal Officer, Major League Baseball
Ambassador Doug Hickey
Philip W. Johnston
President and Founder, Johnston Associates
Joseph P. Kennedy III
Former United States Congressman, Massachussets, 4th District
Kerry Kennedy
Cara Kennedy-Cuomo
Partner, Sahar Global Summits
Betty Liu
​Betty Liu, Chief Experience Officer, Intercontinental Exchange; Executive Vice Chairman, NYSE Group
Niclas Kjellström-Matseke
Chairman, Perennis; Former CEO, Swedish Postcode Lottery
Dermot McDonogh
Chief Operating Officer, Goldman Sachs International
Scott Minerd
Managing Partner and Global Chief Investment Officer, Guggenheim Partners
James J. Pinto
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, MVC GP II, MVC Capital Inc.
Michael H. Posner
Director of the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights
Sushma Raman
Executive Director, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
John W. Rogers, Jr.
Chairman, CEO & Chief Investment Officer, Ariel Capital Investments
Marvin S. Rosen
Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Board Member, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
Jeffrey A. Sachs
Principal, Sachs Policy Group
Henry S. Schleiff
Group President, Investigation Discovery, Military Channel, and Destination America with Discovery Communications
Martin Sheen
Dasha Smith
Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, National Football League
Robert F. Smith
Founder, Chairman and CEO, Vista Equity Partners
Pedro Torres-Mackie
Founder and Managing Director, Quotidian Ventures
Donato Tramuto
Former CEO, Tivity Health; Founder, Health eVillages; Founder, Tramuto Foundation
Barry Volpert
Co-founder and CEO, Crestview Partners
Randi Weingarten
President, American Federation of Teachers
Trustees & Ex-Officio Board

Ex-Officio Board Members

Lynn Delaney

Michael Schreiber


John Baldwin, William G. Barry, Hodding Carter III, Robert Coles, Greg Craig, Gerald Cummins, John W. Douglas, Katherine W. Evans, Lee Fentress, Michael Fuchs, Dan Glickman, Danny Glover, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Richard Goodwin, Timothy Hagan, Richard C. Iannuzzi, Thomas M. C. Johnston, Vernon Jordan, John R. Lewis, Frederic H. Mayerson, Herbert Miller, Jr., John E. Nolan, Jr., John Reilly, Dean W. Rudoy, Benno C. Schmidt, W. Dean Smith, Barbara Smith, Jean Kennedy Smith, David Stein, Elizabeth Stevens, George Stevens, Jr., Franklin Thomas, Dorothy Tubridy, William vanden Heuvel, Adam Walinsky, David Wang, James W. Whittaker, Andrew Young