Board of Directors

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation is governed by Officers and a Board of Directors comprised of business, education and cultural leaders. The Officers and Board of Directors are responsible for managing the affairs of the Foundation and hold scheduled meetings at least three times a year. Members of the Board of Directors are assigned to committees that oversee specific areas of focus, departments or programs. 

Ambassador Caroline Kennedy
Honorary President
Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan

Ronald L. Sargent
Retired Chairman and CEO


James F. Kelleher
Treasurer and Vice Chair
Chief Legal Officer
Liberty Mutual Insurance

Laurie Leshin, Ph.D.
Vice Chair
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

David C. Weinstein
Founder and CEO
Write the World, LLC


Allan Boomer
Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer
Momentum Advisors

The Honorable James T. Brett
President and CEO
The New England Council

Tushara Canekeratne
Founder & CEO
Nadastra, Inc.

Stephen E. Canter
Managing Director
Zephyr Management, LLC

Ranny F. Cooper
Senior Consultant
Weber Shandwick

Richard K. Donahue, Jr.
Senior Vice President, Claims and Loss Control
AmWINS Program Underwriters

Pamela Erickson
Chief Communications Officer
Raytheon Technologies

Adam Frankel
Senior Advisor
Emerson Collective
Senior Advisor
Fenway Strategies

Carol Fulp
Fulp Diversity, LLC

David Gasson
MG Housing Strategies

Edward J. Hoff
Retired Vice President, Leadership & Learning
IBM Corporation

Pattie Jacobs, Ph.D.
AT&T New England

Lepi Jha Fishman
Strategy and Operations Manager, Capital

Matthew Kennedy
Kennedy Merchant Partners

Katy Knox
Bank of America Private Bank

William F. Lee

Joy Liu
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Conan O’Brien
Former Host

Mary L. Reed
Tartt’s Day Care Centers, Inc.
Retired CEO, Emeritus
Bessie Tartt Wilson Initiative for Children

Robert E. Riley
R.E. Riley and Associates

Thomas E. Samoluk
Head of External Affairs & Investigative Services
John Hancock

Edwin A. Schlossberg
ESI Design

Tatiana Schlossberg
Author & Journalist

Phyllis N. Segal
Vice President,
Strategic Partnerships Director, Gen2Gen

Stephen E. Smith, Jr.
Park Agency – Kennedy Enterprises

Micho Spring
Chair, Global Corporate Practice, and President, New England
Weber Shandwick

Marcelo Suárez-Orozco
University of Massachusetts Boston

Sheel Tyle
Founder & CEO

Michael A. Tyler
Chief Investment Officer
Eastern Bank Wealth Management

Kaiyuan Wang
Founder & Chairman, Governance Institute
Center Associate, Fairbanks Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University
Research Fellow, Institute of State Governance Studies, Peking University

Pamela A. Wickham
Retired Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Communications
Raytheon Company