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Read the most recent activities of the 2013-2014 WHF class and meet the impressive 2014-2015 class.

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.

Recent News

NYC Mayor names Loree Sutton (96-97) as City Commissioner of Veterans Affairs.

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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    Scott Berns

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    2000-2001

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    Harvard School of Public Health

    WHF Assignment

    Department of Transportation

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    Bruce Scott

    Class

    1984-1985

    Education

    United States Military Academy

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    Department of Transportation

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    Kendric Robbins

    Class

    2009-2010

    Education

    United States Military Academy

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    White House Office of Personnel Management

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    Ann Rondeau

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    1985-1986

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    Eisenhower College

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    Department of Justice

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    Sanjay Gupta

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    1997-1998

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    University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

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    White House Office of the First Lady

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    2009-2010

    Education

    Oxford University

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    White House Office of Science and Technology

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    1980-1981

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    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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    White House Office of Policy Development

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    Janet Abrams

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    1994-1995

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    Harvard University

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

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    1992-1993

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    Princeton University

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    Department of Veterans Affairs, White House Office of National Service

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    Teresa Schwartz

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    1978-1979

    Education

    George Washington University

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    Department of Transportation

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    W. Landis Jones

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    1969-1970

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    University of Pittsburgh

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    White House Office of the Vice President

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    Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University

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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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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.

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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.