Our Leadership

The Pacific Council is governed by a Board of Directors. Directors bring to the Council their experience as leaders in business, law, non-profit organizations, international NGOs, academia, and government.

Richard Goetz, Partner at O'Melveny & Myers LLP, and Robert Lovelace, Vice Chairman at Capital Group Companies, serve as current chairs of the Board. Jerrold D. Green serves as President and CEO.

Board of Directors

Mr.
Co-Chair
Vice Chairman, Capital Group Companies
Mr.
Co-Chair
Partner, O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Dr.
President & CEO
President & CEO, Pacific Council on International Policy
Ms.
Dean, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California
Chair, Initiatives Advisory Committee
Executive Director, California Film Commission, Former United States Ambassador to Hungary (2015-2017)
Senior Advisor, Covington & Burling LLP
President, The Otis Booth Foundation & The Evening Star Foundation
Ms.
Board Secretary
President & CEO, United Way of Greater Los Angeles
Chair, Audit Committee; & Former Chair, Mexico Initiative Advisory Committee
President & CEO, Monarch Global Strategies LLC
Mr.
Chairman, Eyon Holding Group; President, Chen Yung Foundation; Vice Chairman, Taian Insurance
Dr.
President, Edgerton Foundation
Chair, American Council on Germany & Vice Chairman, Capital Group International, Inc.
Ms.
Writer, Lawyer, Human Rights Advocate; Human Rights Watch
Mr.
Principal, Kona Media LLC
Ms.
President and CEO, California Community Foundation
Dr.
Director General and Dean, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University
Ms.
Founder & Chair, The Sherry Lansing Foundation
Dr.
President & CEO, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
President & CEO, Los Angeles Urban League
Counsel, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Mr.
President & CEO, Tireco, Inc.
Mr.
Global Chief Operating Officer, Hyundai Motor Company & President and CEO, Hyundai Motor North America & Hyundai Motor America
Vice Admiral (ret), US Coast Guard
Mr.
Chair, Governance Committee
Senior Vice President, Advancement & Chief Advancement Officer, Cedars-Sinai
Mr.
Managing General Partner, Clarity Partners, Inc.
Board Member, National Democratic Institute & Board Member, Women for Women International
President & CEO, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
State of California Appellate Court Associate Justice
Immediate Past Co-Chair
Chairman, The Sage Group, LLC; Former U.S. Ambassador to Finland and the European Union
Mr.
President & CEO, Black Bear Pictures
Mr.
Chairman and CEO, Global Eagle Acquisition Corporation
Mr.
Co-Chair, Development Advisory Committee
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Co.
Partner, Tuttle-Click Automotive Group; U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom (2005-2009)

Former Directors Include:

Mr.
Sonny H. Astani
Ambassador
Frank Baxter
Mr.
Nicolas Berggruen
Mr.
Austin M. Beutner
The Honorable
John Bryson
Mrs.
Maria Camacho
Mr.
Ronnie C. Chan
The Honorable
Warren Christopher
The Right Honorable
Joe Clark
Mr.
Robert Eckert
Mr.
Robert F. Erburu
Mr.
Russell Goldsmith
Ms.
Linda Griego
Ambassador
Nina L. Hachigian
The Honorable
Robert Hormats
Ms.
Karen Elliot House
Ambassador
David Huebner
Ambassador
Jon Huntsman
Dr.
Irwin Mark Jacobs
The Honorable
Mickey Kantor
Mr.
Robert W. Liu
Ambassador
Susan McCaw
Mr.
Willem Mesdag
Ambassador
Marc B. Nathanson
Dr.
Sharon Nazarian
Mr.
William H. Neukom
Mr.
Dominic Ng
Ms.
Jane T. Olson
The Honorable
Condoleezza Rice
Mr.
Nelson C. Rising
Ambassador
Charles H. Rivkin
The Honorable
Pamela Ann Rymer
Dr.
Susan L. Shirk
Mr.
James Steinberg
Ambassador
Cynthia A. Telles
Dr.
Chang-Lin Tien
Dr.
Laura Tyson
Mr.
Ernest Wooden Jr.
Dr.
Janet Yellen

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