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Governance

Officers
Richard H. Stanley, Chair
P. Keith Porter, President
Jennifer Smyser, Vice President
Patty Papke, Vice President
Betty J. Anders, Secretary
Dana W. Pittman, Treasurer


Board of Directors
Richard H. Stanley, Chair
Brian T. Hanson, Vice Chair—Programming
Lynne E. Stanley, Vice Chair—Board Management
Donna J. Buckles
Rocco A. Laterzo*
H. Wayne Moyer*

Elizabeth K. Shriver
Joseph H. Stanley
Mary Jo Stanley, 
Director Emerita
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley
*Community Member

Corporate Members
Donna J. Buckles
Laura Buckles
Georgina Dodge*
April K. Donnellan*

Nathan Elliott                                                                                                                                   
Brian T. Hanson
Bruce Hanson

Tom Hanson
Warren Heidbreder*
Rocco A. Laterzo*
Lon D. Moeller*

H. Wayne Moyer*
Jeffrey C. Pattison*
Elizabeth K. Shriver
Joseph H. Stanley
Lynne E. Stanley

Richard H. Stanley
Jane A. Stephenson
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley

Lori Zook-Stanley
*Community Member


Advisory Council
Dr. Kennette M. Benedict, Senior Advisor, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Ms. Barbara CrossetteThe Nation

Dr. Lawrence J. Korb, Center for American Progress
Ms. Priscilla Lewis, The Pluribus Project
Tod Lindberg, Hudson Institute
Dr. Edward C. Luck, Former Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of the United Nations
The Honorable Princeton N. Lyman, United States Institute of Peace
Dr. Robert C. Orr, University of Maryland

The Honorable Thomas R. Pickering
The Honorable Nancy Soderberg, Public Service Program, University of North Florida
Dr. David G. Victor, University of California, San Diego
Ms. Jane Wales, World Affairs Council of Northern California

HIGHLIGHTS
2017 International Women Authors Event 2017 International Women Authors Event
Pulitzer Prize finalist Laila Lalami, author of “The Moor’s Account,” will be the featured speaker at the 2017 International Women Authors event on November 9 in Rock Island, Illinois.

Courier Courier
As summer winds down, take a look at the new issue of Courier from the Stanley Foundation. The Summer 2017 issue delves into topics including the transition away from coal in Germany, the increased role of cities in global governance, and the crisis in Venezuela. Also in this issue, read about the increased capabilities of 3D printing, and oversight over emerging technologies. Summer 2017 PDF (1,151K) Subscribe for FREE.

Stanley Foundation Annual Conferences Stanley Foundation Annual Conferences
The Stanley Foundation holds two annual conferences, UN Issues and the Strategy for Peace Conference. These bring together experts from the public and private sectors to meet in a distraction-free setting and candidly exchange ideas on pressing foreign policy challenges.

Divided into roundtable talks, the cutting-edge discussions are intended to inspire group consensus and shared recommendations to push forward the debate on the foundation’s key policy areas.


A Climate for Conflict: Stories from Somalia A Climate for Conflict: Stories from Somalia
The Ground Truth Project, New America, and the Stanley Foundation are hosting a Screening of “A Climate for Conflict” and discussion with the creators followed by a panel discussion on Climate Security and Societal Resilience on May 30, 2017.

Somalia today is at a crossroads between a deepening crisis and a path to stability. Photographer and filmmaker Nichole Sobecki and writer Laura Heaton spent 18 months documenting personal stories of Somalia, creating a film, photography, and reporting that vividly illustrate the human consequences and security risks of a changing climate. Read more.

Follow the conversation online with #AClimateforConflict.


Stanley Foundation at 60
On December 12, 1956, the Stanley Foundation was certified as a nonprofit corporation in the state of Iowa, bringing to life an organization dedicated to creating a world in which there is a secure peace with freedom and justice. Sixty years later, the organization continues to pursue and advance that vision as a thriving nonpartisan operating foundation. Moreover, it remains an organization with a professional staff and the involvement of family members who have an ongoing role in shaping its strategy and core values. More.

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