White House Fellows,Joan B. Klein, 2010 Valenti Friend of the White House Fellows honoree, passed away on January 21, 2015, at home with her family at her side. Joan had fought a courageous battle to overcome liver disease for nearly five years and was hospitalized the day after Christmas.Joan was born on July 15, 1947, […]
Congratulations to Erica Jeffries, who was recently named Director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs.
Congratulations to Candice Jones, who was recently named Director of the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice.
We regret to announce that Kimon “Kim” Zachos, WHF 1965-66, died at the age of 84 on December 31, 2014, following a sudden heart attack shortly after lunch with a friend in Manchester, NH. His passions were his family, travel, art, politics, education, his law practice and philanthropy.
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President Kinney Zalesne sends letter to membership announcing WHFFA’s Executive Director’s retirement.
Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
David Rockefeller, Founding Chair of PCWHF, Marks 50th Anniversary of the Executive Order Establishing the WHF Program
Amy Wilkinson publishes “The Creators’ Code,” a study of leadership of America’s most famous entrepreneurs.
The CNN documentary “WEED: Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports,” presented by Sanjay Gupta (97-98), has received the duPont-Columbia University Award for 2015.
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.
- WHFFA 50th Anniversary
We know that busy White House Fellows are already making plans for 2015! Make sure your plans include attending the 50th Anniversary of the White House Fellows program in Washington, D.C. October 22-24, 2015. Talk to your classmates, urge them to join us in D.C., and plan to celebrate this auspicious anniversary of the White House Fellows program!
- 2015 Regional Meeting
As we begin our celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the White House Fellows Program in 2015, please join us for this signature event at the LBJ Presidential Library. Tom Johnson will deliver our Keynote Speech on Thursday evening, April 9, on the topic: “Reuniting America.”
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.
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OnBoard Bootcamp in Boston- February 4th, and New York- February 23rd. This program is an insider’s guide to mastering the board selection process. This seminar includes: presentations from search executives, advice from current Board-members on every step of the process, networking, resume tips & interview preparation.
PureColor (New Mexico) is seeking an additional Board member and would be pleased to have a woman joining this all male board.
The International Women’s Forum i s seeking a CEO.