Announcements

The President’s Commission on White House Fellowships announced the appointment of the 2014-2015 Class of White House Fellows.

New York Times best-selling author Suzy Becker (93-94) publishes Kate the Great #1 Except When She’s Not.

Vote Now in the 2014 WHFFA Election!

The WHFFA is sad to announce the passing of Admiral Charles R. Larson (1968-69), former Commander-in-Chief of military forces in the Pacific who became superintendent of the U.S Naval Academy to restore discipline and morale after his alma mater had been rocked by the largest cheating scandal in the Naval Academy’s history.

Jennifer Lee (2011-12) Named Virginia Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services

Jeffrey Stern (2007-08) Appointed as Deputy Coordinator of Emergency Services by Virginia Governor McAuliffe.

As we approach the milestone of 50 years of the White House Fellows Program next year, we have much to celebrate and to reflect on in terms of our continued obligations to the Program and to each other, as well as to our communities, country, and the world at large. In that spirit, the theme […]

Redeveloped whff.org provides us more on-line features and increased flexibility.

The WHFFA Class of 2013-2014 is introduced at the Leadership Conference.

Recent News

Douglas W. Kmiec — at one time head of the Office of Legal Counsel to President Reagan — is credited with helping win a sizeable Catholic majority in key electoral states for Barack Obama in 2008.

Nations beginning to establish national leader development programs based on the White House Fellows Program.

“Poems” explores the theme of renewal in the face of adversity.

Dave Chokshi (2012-13) says the headline-grabbing failures of the VA health system’s administration stand in sharp contrast to the highly rated care the system delivers.

Kermit Jones (2012-13) discusses India-Pakistan relations in an article in The Diplomat.

  • Join Us for the 2014 Leadership Conference

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    As we approach the milestone of 50 years of the White House Fellows Program next year, we have much to celebrate and to reflect on in terms of our continued obligations to the Program and to each other, as well as to our communities, country, and the world at large. Join us at our 2014 Leadership Conference.

  • WHFFA 2014 Awards

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    The honorees for the 2014 Awards continue the WHFFA tradition of honoring those Fellows and Friends of the WHF Program for their remarkable achievements in furthering the vision of a lifetime commitment to public service espoused by our founder and moral compass, John W. Gardner.

    2014 IMPACT Award honors Michelle Peluso (1998-1999).

    2014 Valenti Friend of the White House Fellows Award honors Tom Brokaw, broadcast journalist and author.

    2014 John W. Gardner Legacy of Leadership Award honors Myron E. “Mike” Ullman (1981-82).

Media



Ziad Hiader (WHF 2011-12) reports on how it’s concerning that Chinese and Japanese governments are barely communicating.


China will never be able to realize its full potential until it comes to terms with basic human rights issues, both past and present.


In Chicago Tribune, Katherine Skiba outlines how the WHF Program has sent its chosen few on to bright futures

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  • Kendric Robbins>
    Kendric Robbins

    Class

    2009-2010

    Education

    Harvard Kennedy School of Government

    WHF Assignment

    White House Office of Personnel Management

  • Bruce McNamer>
    Bruce McNamer

    Class

    1998-1999

    Education

    Harvard University

    WHF Assignment

    White House National Economic Council

  • Dave Jones>
    Dave Jones

    Class

    1995-1996

    Education

    Harvard Law School

    WHF Assignment

    Department of Justice, Department of Justice

  • Bernard Loeffke>
    Bernard Loeffke

    Class

    1970-1971

    Education

    United States Military Academy

    WHF Assignment

    White House National Security Council

  • John Morey Maurice>
    John Morey Maurice

    Class

    1971-1972

    Education

    Indian Law Institute, New Delhi

    WHF Assignment

    Department of Agriculture

  • James Eisenhower>
    James Eisenhower

    Class

    1995-1996

    Education

    Antioch College

  • Richard Sybert>
    Richard Sybert

    Class

    1985-1986

    Education

    University of California, Berkeley

    WHF Assignment

    Department of Defense

  • Kris Kobach>
    Kris Kobach

    Class

    2001-2002

    Education

    Harvard University

    WHF Assignment

    Department of Justice

  • S. Lael Brainard>
    S. Lael Brainard

    Class

    1994-1995

    Education

    Wesleyan University

    WHF Assignment

    White House Council of Economic Advisors

  • John Orrison>
    John Orrison

    Class

    1989-1990

    Education

    Harvard University

    WHF Assignment

    White House Office of the Vice President, White House Office of the Vice President

  • Martin Jischke>
    Martin Jischke

    Class

    1975-1976

    Education

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    WHF Assignment

    Department of Transportation

  • Jeffrey Hall>
    Jeffrey Hall

    Class

    1987-1988

    Education

    Stanford University

    WHF Assignment

    White House Office of the President

  • Dana Mead>
    Dana Mead

    Class

    1970-1971

    Education

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    WHF Assignment

    White House Domestic Policy Council

  • Ray Jefferson>
    Ray Jefferson

    Class

    2000-2001

    Education

    Harvard Kennedy School of Government

    WHF Assignment

    Department of Commerce

  • Janet Abrams>
    Janet Abrams

    Class

    1994-1995

    Education

    Harvard University

    WHF Assignment

    White House Office of Domestic Policy, White House Office of the President

  • Yvonne Campos>
    Yvonne Campos

    Class

    1994-1995

    Education

    Harvard Law School

    WHF Assignment

    Department of Justice, Department of Justice

  • US Amb. (R) Douglas Kmiec>
    US Amb. (R) Douglas Kmiec

    Class

    1982-1983

    Education

    University of Southern California

    WHF Assignment

    Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

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PureColor Seeks Board Member 

PureColor (New Mexico) is seeking an additional Board member and would be pleased to have a woman joining this all male board.

OnBoard Bootcamp Program October 23 

The WomenCorporateDirectors is hosting an OnBoard Bootcamp on Thursday, October 23 in Boston. This program is an insider’s guide to mastering the board selection process.

International Women’s Forum Seeks CEO 

The International Women’s Forum i s seeking a CEO.

The College Board Seeks Senior Vice President of Finance/CFO 

Reporting to the COO and partnering with the COO and CEO, the CFO will play a critical role in leading the College Board to achieve its mission of educational excellence and equity while preserving its assets.