Jean Firstenberg has served as a director since 1989.
has been retired since 2007.
Before her retirement she served from 1980 to 2007 as President and CEO of the American Film Institute (AFI).
27 years at the AFI she
built it into a national organization with an acclaimed exhibition and cultural center in the Metropolitan Washington DC area, two major film festivals, an accredited film Conservatory ranked #1 in the world and the leading authority on America’s film heritage.
She has served on the Trans-Lux board since 1989 and currently serves as the chair of the Compensation Committee.
She was named in 2002 to the Citizen Stamp Advisory Committee by the Postmaster General of the US to recommend stamp subjects and images and was named chair in 2006.
She was elected to the Women’s Sports Foundation in 2007 and was named Vice President of the Governance Committee and has served on the Executive Committee since 2010.
Ms. Firstenberg’s more than twenty years of experience as a director of the Corporation and her
prior role as Chair of the Audit Committee gives her
a deep understanding of the operations of the Corporation and allow her
to make valuable contributions to the Board.