Edwin J. Wesely | Jeanne L. Warner | Jack Van Hulst | Gabriella Sperry | Jim Ostry | Nana Adae | David A. Bloom | Martha L. Dinerstein | Peter J. Foley, Ph.D. | Steven J. Gartner | Monique Golby | Robert C. Helander | Nalini C. Indorf Kaplan | Elizabeth Kent | Jennifer Lines | Amitabh Mall | Roger Nakagawa | Ambassador Herbert S. Okun | Brian O'Malley | Susan Schoon | Elizabeth Scott | Deborah Spalding | Markus Straessle | S. Bleecker Totten
Edwin J. Wesely
Mr. Wesely has been on the Board since 1990.
He was elected Chairman of the Board in September 1998 and moved on as Chairman Emeritus in late 2003.
He is a Retired Partner and Senior Counsel at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, and has built a distinguished career in court beginning at the United States Attorney's office, Southern District of New York, following a clerkship in the Southern District, and more recently as Court-appointed Special Master in numerous Federal cases.
Mr. Wesely is chair, member or former member of many judicial and bar association committees and councils.
He is also a recipient of a unique commendation from the Board of Judges of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York for his work as Chairman of that Court's Committee on Civil Litigation since its inception more than 20 years ago.
was recently uniquely honored by the Judges of that court at a ceremony and reception in the courthouse.
He served as Chairman or President of CARE for more than 12 years, and was the President of CARE International.
has received the World Humanitarian Award from the Foreign Press Association
and the Order of Civil Merit from the Republic of Korea.
He has served as Director of the International Rescue Committee for more than 40 years, and is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
A graduate of Columbia University School of Law, Cornell University, and Deep Springs College
(from which he
received its highest honor, The Deep Springs Medal).