Global Leadership Council

The Global Leadership Council is a national group of former political and business leaders, international affairs experts, philanthropists, and community leaders who play a leadership role in bolstering America’s relationship with the United Nations. Members serve as a philanthropic advisory group and act as advocates in their communities to promote a strong American role in the United Nations. 


Ambassador Thomas Pickering, Washington, D.C.                                                               

Ambassador Elizabeth Bagley, Washington, D.C.                                                                                            


Catherine Bertini, Homer, NY

Former Representative Alexander Crenshaw, Jacksonville, FL

Ambassador Eileen Donahoe, Portola Valley, CA

The Honorable William Draper III, San Francisco, CA

Leonard Eagan, 
Washington, D.C.

Ariadne Getty, Los Angeles, CA

Ambassador Anthony S. Harrington, Washington, D.C.

Ambassador Stuart W. Holliday, Washington, D.C.

Frank Islam & Debbie Driesman, Potomac, MD

Former Senator Mark Kirk, Chicago, IL   

William H. Moore, Raleigh, NC

Ambassador George E. Moose, Washington D.C.

The Honorable Andrew S. Natsios, College Station, TX

Ambassador John D. Negroponte, Washington, D.C.

Janet Ross, New York, NY

Adele Simmons, Chicago, IL

Davis Smith, Salt Lake City, UT

Akila Somasegar, Seattle, WA

Gillian Sorensen, New York, NY

The Honorable Ann Veneman, Sacramento, CA