The National Advisory Board will increase, on a national level, the public awareness and support for the initiatives of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation. Through the influence of this Board the Coolidge Foundation will benefit and gain visibility in the areas of education, collections and archives, membership, volunteers and fund raising. The National Advisory Board will also offer advice on decision- making and future planning.
The diversity of the members, as well as their collective knowledge, will afford the opportunity to identify individuals who could become future candidates for this board. Members of the National Advisory Board are drawn from a wide diversity of occupations such as academics, historians, journalists, writers, civic and business leaders, prominent citizens and philanthropists.
Former President Jimmy Carter
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Brian T. Allen, Director of the Addison Gallery of American Art
Senator Randolph D. Brock III, Represents the Franklin District in the Vermont State Senate
Alvin S. Felzenberg, Principal spokesman for the 9/11 Commission
Wyatt R. Haskell, Founding member of the firm Haskell Slaughter Young & Rediker, LLC
Senator Vincent Illuzzi, Vermont State Senator
Patricia Krider, Executive Director of National First Ladies Library
Dr. George Nash, Biographer of Herbert Hoover.
Senator Alice W. Nitka, Represents the Windsor District in the Vermont State Senate
James H. Ottaway, Jr., Senior Vice President of Dow Jones & Company, Inc, Chairman of Ottaway Newspapers
David Pietrusza, Presidential Historian and Biographer of Calvin Coolidge
David M. Shribman, Executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Cal Thomas, Syndicated news columnist
Jerry L. Wallace, Archivist, Historian, and Writer, retired from National Archives