Board

Executive Committee

Gilman Louie
Chair
Gilman Louie is a partner of Alsop Louie Partners, a venture capital fund focused on helping entrepreneurs start companies. He is the founder and former CEO of In-Q-Tel, a strategic venture fund created to help enhance national security 

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Rosina M. Bierbaum
Vice Chair
Rosina’s research interests lie at the interface of science and policy–principally on issues related to climate change adaptation and mitigation at the national and international levels. She teaches courses on Climate Policy…

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Philip B. Carter
Secretary/Treasurer
Philip B. Carter is president of the Thurman-Zumwalt Foundation and Professor Emeritus of Microbiology and Immunology at North Carolina State University where he previously served as the associate vice chancellor…

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Charles D. Ferguson
FAS President
Dr. Ferguson has written numerous articles on energy policy, missile defense, nuclear arms control, nuclear energy, nuclear proliferation, and nuclear Terrorism. He has also authored or coauthered several peer-reviewed…

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Board Members

Alton Frye
Presidential Senior Fellow Emeritus at the Council on Foreign Relations

Lt. General Robert G. Gard, Jr.
Chairman of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

Richard L. Garwin
IBM Fellow Emeritus at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center

Lisa Gordon-Hagerty
President and Chief Executive Officer of LEG Inc.

Stephen Paul Hamblen
President of Fairview Builders, LLC, and Fairview Resources, LLC

Lawrence M. Krauss
Foundation Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration and Physics Department, and Inaugural Director of the Origins Initiative at Arizona State University

Martha Krebs
Executive Director for Energy and Environmental Research Development at the University of California at Davis.

Rodney W. Nichols
President Emeritus of the New York Academy of Sciences

Jan Lodal
Chairman, Lodal and Company

Lisa Porter
Senior Vice President at Teledyne Scientific & Imaging in Thousand Oaks, CA

Scott Sagan
Caroline S.G. Munro Professor of Political Science, Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute and Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University.

Maxine L. Savitz
Member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) and former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Conservation at the U.S. Department of Energy.

Michael L. Telson
Vice President of General Atomics Corporation.

Valerie Thomas
Anderson Interface Associate Professor of Natural Systems, with a joint appointment in the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering and the School of Public Policy, at the Georgia Institute of Technology

Peter Thiel
Thiel Capital

Ex Officio: Robert M. SolowFrank N. von Hippel