Board of Trustees

Meridian’s Board of Trustees is currently composed of 30 high-level individuals who bring vast expertise and experience from many sectors, including business, government, nonprofit, media, healthcare, technology, the arts, law, and real estate. The Board plays a critical role in Meridian’s governance, and also provides strategic guidance for the operations, business, property, and other affairs related to Meridian’s sustainable growth. Trustees also provide ongoing counsel and oversight through 6 Board Committees: Executive, Governance and Nominating, Global Engagement, Development, Facilities and Preservation, and Finance and Audit.

We are pleased to have leaders in with government, private sector and philanthropic experience continue to enrich our board with diverse experience and accomplishments to help us go forward. All are passionate about the mission and will give us wide counsel. I am grateful for their service and excited about our future.
- Ambassador Stuart Holliday, President and CEO of Meridian International Center
I'm honored to welcome four talented, experienced and accomplished leaders to serve on our Board of Trustees. In an ever changing world, they'll have a vital role in charting Meridian's future direction.
- Ann Stock, Meridian's Board of Directors Chair,  

Executive Committee


Board Chair Emeriti

  • Dr. Arthur S. Adams, 1960
  • The Honorable James E. Webb, 1960 – 1962
  • Mr. George M. Elsey, 1963 – 1967
  • Mr. Philip Larner Gore, 1968 – 1972
  • The Honorable John S. Hayes, 1973 – 1974
  • Mr. Luis F. Corea, 1975 – 1978
  • The Honorable Frank N. Ikard, 1979 – 1982
  • Mr. William F. McSweeny, 1983 – 1986
  • Mr. Daniel J. Callahan III, 1987 – 1990
  • Maj. Gen. J. Michael Dunn, 1991 – 1994
  • The Honorable Clayton Yeutter, 1995 – 1997
  • Mr. Ardon B. Judd Jr., 1998 – 1999
  • Mrs. Colleen Nunn, 2000-2001
  • The Honorable James R. Jones, 2001 – 2009
  • The Honorable James J. Blanchard, 2009 – 2014
  • The Honorable Carlos Gutierrez, 2014 – 2019
  • The Honorable Ann Stock, 2019-2023