Smithsonian American History Museum Adds New Board MembersBreaking News
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History recently announced that Barry M. Meyer, chairman and chief executive officer of Warner Bros., and Bob Uhler, chairman and chief executive Officer of MWH Global, Inc., have become members of its advisory board effective May 12. Three historians, Ellsworth Brown, David McCullough and Vicki Ruiz have also been reappointed to the board. The Smithsonian’s Board of Regents approved the five candidates for three-year terms.
The museum’s board was established in 1996 and is chaired by John F.W. Rogers of Goldman, Sachs and Co. The board has 21 members, including historians, community business leaders and philanthropists. Members of the board advise the museum’s director on programs, exhibitions, facilities, development and finance.
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