Board of Directors
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André Heinz is active on a broad array of environmental and sustainability issues. He is a graduate of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Mr. Heinz participated in establishing an American branch of the groundbreaking Swedish environmental education group, The Natural Step. Mr. Heinz became familiar with the principles of green design and sustainable community building while working as a special projects assistant for the architect and environmental designer William McDonough. Mr. Heinz is one of John Heinz's sons.
Ronald R. Davenport, Sr.
Ronald Davenport is Chairman of Sheridan Broadcasting Corporation and a former Dean of the Duquesne University School of Law. In addition, Mr. Davenport served as a member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships and on the National Board of the United States Chamber of Commerce, as well as several civic and corporate boards. He is also a former member of the National Urban League Board of Directors and past president of the Urban League of Pittsburgh.
Arie L. Kopelman
Arie Kopelman is Vice Chair of Chanel, Inc. Before joining Chanel, Mr. Kopelman was the vice chairman and general manager of Doyle, Dane and Bernbach. He is on the board of many civic organizations including the Nantucket Historical Association, the East Side House Settlement, the Municipal Art Society and the New York City Ballet and is on the board of overseers of Columbia Business School.
Wendy Mackenzie is the step-sister of John Heinz. She graduated from Radcliffe College, studied Acting at Carnegie Mellon (then Carnegie Tech), and has a Masters' Degree in Anthropology from Columbia University. She is the Director of New York ChoicePac, a bi-partisan pro-choice committee for New York State. She has recently re-joined the board of WCF, now known as Women's Campaign Forum, a national organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in public office. She has served as Chair of the board of Planned Parenthood of New York City, Co-Chair of the Women's Campaign Fund, and currently is a member of the Board of Advocates of Citizens Committee for Children.
Linda K. Smith
Mrs. Smith taught telecommunications and Internet law at the University of Wisconsin Law School from 1991 to 2010, and served as the co-chair of the Federal Communications Bar Association Publications Committee from 2001 to 2006. Mrs. Smith also served with the Wisconsin Governor's Blue Ribbon Telecommunications Infrastructure Task Force and the U.S. State Department's Advisory Panel on International Telecommunications Law. Formerly a partner in a Washington, D.C. law firm, Mrs. Smith is a member of Leadership Greater Washington and has served on the boards of such organizations as: The National Cathedral, the Beauvoir School and the Beloit College Museums Project.
Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr.
Dr. Stebbins holds a law degree and a doctorate in Art History from Harvard University. Recognized as one of the foremost authorities on American Art, in 2000, Dr. Stebbins was appointed the Distinguished Fellow and Consultative Curater of American Art at Harvard's Fogg Art Museum. Previous to his appointment at the Fogg Museum, he was the Head of the Department of Paintings at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Dr. Stebbins was a schoolmate of John Heinz at both Phillips Exeter Academy and Yale University.