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Former Governors

Photo of BBG Governor Matt Armstrong

Matt Armstrong

Matthew Armstrong served as member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors from August 1, 2013, until January 24, 2017.

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Victor H. Ashe

Victor Ashe was confirmed to the board on June 30, 2010, and served until August 1, 2013.

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Joaquin F. Blaya

Joaquin F. Blaya was named to the board by President George W. Bush in 2002 and served until 2010.

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David W. Burke

David W. Burke was named to the first Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) by President Clinton in 1995 and served as its first chairman, leaving the board in 1998.

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Hillary Rodham Clinton

On January 21, 2009, Hillary Rodham Clinton became the 67th Secretary of State of the United States. She served until February 1, 2013.

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Blanquita Walsh Cullum

Blanquita Walsh Cullum was named to the board in 2002 by President George W. Bush and served until 2010.

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James K. Glassman

James K. Glassman was named to the board by President George W. Bush in 2007 and served until 2008.

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Cheryl Halpern

Cheryl Halpern was named to the board by President Clinton in 1995 and served until 2002.

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D. Jeffrey Hirschberg

D. Jeffrey Hirschberg was named to the board by President George W. Bush in 2002 and served until 2010.

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Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson was named to the board by President Obama in 2010 and served as its chairman until 2012.

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Edward E. Kaufman

Edward E. Kaufman was named to the BBG by President Clinton and is the longest tenured member of the board serving from 1995 until 2008.

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John Forbes Kerry

Between Feb 1, 2013 and Jan 20, 2017, John Forbes Kerry served as 68th Secretary of State of the United States.

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Tom C. Korologos

Tom C. Korologos was named to the board by President Clinton in 1995 and served until 2001.

Photo of BBG Governor Robert M. Ledbetter, Jr.

Robert M. Ledbetter, Jr.

Robert M. Ledbetter, Jr. was appointed to the board by President Clinton in 2000 and served until 2003.

Photo of BBG Governor Bette Bao Lord

Bette Bao Lord

Bette Bao Lord was named to the board by President Clinton in 1995 and served until 2000.

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Michael Lynton

Lynton was appointed to the board on July 2, 2010 to a term expiring on August 13, 2012.

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Susan McCue

McCue was appointed to the board on July 2, 2010, to a term expiring on August 13, 2011.

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Mark McKinnon

Mark McKinnon was named to the board in 2006 by President George W. Bush and served until 2008.

Photo of BBG Governor Michael P. Meehan

Michael P. Meehan

Micheal Meehan was confirmed to the board in July 2010 and served until December 30, 2014.

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Alberto Mora

Alberto Mora was named to the board by President Clinton in 1995 and served until 2001.

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Dennis Mulhaupt

Dennis Mulhaupt was named to the board on July 2, 2010 and served until April 9, 2013.

Photo of BBG Governor Marc B. Nathanson

Marc B. Nathanson

Marc B. Nathanson was named to the first BBG by President Clinton in 1995 and served until 2002.

Photo of BBG Governor Norman J. Pattiz

Norman J. Pattiz

Norman J. Pattiz was named to the board by President Clinton in 2000 and served until 2006.

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Dana Perino

Perino was appointed to the board on July 2, 2010, to a term expiring on August 13, 2012. She left the board effective Jan. 1, 2013.

Photo of BBG Governor Veronique Rodman

Veronique Rodman

Veronique Rodman was named to the board by President George W. Bush in 2003 and served until 2004.

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Steven J. Simmons

Steven J. Simmons was named to the board in 2002 by President George W. Bush and served until 2010.

Photo of BBG Governor Carl Spielvogel

Carl Spielvogel

Carl Spielvogel was named to the board in 1995 by President Clinton and served until 2000.

Photo of BBG Governor Kenneth Y. Tomlinson

Kenneth Y. Tomlinson

Kenneth Y. Tomlinson was appointed to the board by President George W. Bush in 2002 and served until 2007.

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S. Enders Wimbush

Wimbush was appointed to the board on July 2, 2010, to a term expiring on August 13, 2010.

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Rex Tillerson

Ex officio board memberRex Tillerson is an American businessman, engineer, and a diplomat who is the 69th and current United States Secretary of State, serving since his confirmation on February 1, 2017.

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Heather Nauert

Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs serves as the Secretary’s representative on the Board. Heather Nauert became Acting Under Secretary on March 13, 2018.