Dr. Brad Edgerton is President of the Edgerton Foundation and is a retired reconstructive plastic surgeon. In addition to his surgical practice, Dr. Edgerton has had a long-standing philanthropic interest in security and international policy. The Edgerton Foundation also supports efforts to protect biodiversity and habitat in Alaska and Patagonia and supports artistic, educational, cultural and medical institutions in Los Angeles. The Edgerton Foundation also funds the development of New American Plays nationwide. The Edgerton Foundation has supported lecture series on South Asian Security, Turkey & Iran, and China Rising at the Pacific Council. Dr. Edgerton additionally serves as a trustee of Harvard-Westlake School, Center Theatre Group, Geffen Playhouse, National Council for the American Theatre and Southern Skis.