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The Institute for Policy Studies National Advisory Board comprises nationally prominent individuals from the private and public sectors who share a deep concern for urban and social policy challenges confronting the nation. The Board’s mission is to provide advice and counsel to the Director regarding strategic direction, planning, and communications; promote awareness and support for IPS’s work and assist in developing a broader network of supporters in the public and private sectors; and assist the Director to raise resources necessary to achieve her strategic vision for IPS.

Membership (2007-08)

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Mr. Thomas S. Bozzuto
Chairman and CEO
The Bozzuto Group

Mr. Michael Brownstein
Special Consultant, Lawrence Livermore
Chief Science Officer of Exponential Biotherapies

The Honorable Benjamin L. Cardin (D)
United States Senate, Maryland

Mr. Terrence J. Checki
Executive Vice President
Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Mr. David M. Gillece
Colliers Pinkard

Ms. Dede Hapner
Vice President
Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Ms. Sandra S. Hillman
Vice Chair and CEO
Trahan, Burden & Charles

Mr. Johns Hopkins, Jr.
Executive Director
Baltimore Heritage, Inc.

Mr. Mark K. Joseph
MMA Financial, LLC

Mr. J. Barclay Knapp
Charles Street Partners

Mr. Kenneth G. Lore, Esq. Chair
Bingham McCutchen, LLC

Ms. Linda L. Robertson Ex Officio
Vice President
Johns Hopkins Institutions

Mr. Lewis A. Sachs
Mariner Investment Group, Inc.

Ms. Deborah Ratner Salzberg
Forest City Washington, Inc.

Ms. Diana Taylor
Managing Director
Wolfensohn & Company, LLC