IDA Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

Doug Fraser 
General Douglas Fraser, USAF (Ret.)

Senior Fellow, National Defense University; security consultant, Boeing Phantom Works; Advisory Board Member, SAAB Defense and Security, Iridium Communications, Northrup Grumman Electronic Systems, and Beechcraft Defense Company; Trustee, USAF Academy Falcon Foundation; Honorary Member, Orange Bowl Committee

Alec Gallimore 
Dr. Alec Gallimore

Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, University of Michigan; Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Professor of Engineering and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan; rocket scientist; elected member, National Academy of Engineering (2019)

Preston M. Green, III, IDA Chair 
Mr. Preston M. Geren, III

Chair, IDA Board of Trustees; President, Sid W. Richardson Foundation; former United States Secretary of the Army; former member, United States House of Representatives

 
Dr. Ann R. Karagozian

Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles

Dr. Steven E. Koonin 
Dr. Steven E. Koonin

Director, Center for Urban Science and Progress, New York University; former Under Secretary of Energy for Science, Department of Energy; former Chief Scientist, BP; former Professor, Theoretical Physics, California Institute of Technology.

Ledgett 
Mr. Richard H. Ledgett, Jr.

Former Deputy Director, National Security Agency; former Deputy Director, Analysis & Production, National Security Agency; former Deputy Director, Data Acquisition, National Security Agency

Ms. Deborah Doyle McWhinney 
Ms. Deborah Doyle McWhinney

Former Head, Global Digital Merchant Acquiring, Citigroup; former President, Citigroup Personal Banking and Wealth Management; former President, Schwab Institutional

Dr. Jill P. Mesirov 
Dr. Jill P. Mesirov

Associate Vice Chancellor for Computational Health Sciences; Professor School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego; Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Genetics, School of Medicine, and Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego; former Associate Institute Director, Chief Informatics Officer, and Director, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Programs at The Eli and Edythe L. Broad Institute, MIT and Harvard University; former Manager of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, IBM

Dr. Richard M. Murray 
Dr. Richard M. Murray

Thomas E. and Doris Everhart Professor of Control and Dynamical Systems and Bioengineering, Caltech; former Director of Mechatronic Systems, United Technologies Research Center; elected member, National Academy of Engineering (2013); recipient, 2017 IEEE Control Systems Award

 Admiral Eric T. Olson, USN (Ret.) 
Admiral Eric T. Olson, USN (Ret.)

President and Managing Member, ETO Group, LLC; Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs and Adjunct Senior Research Scholar, Columbia University; former Commander, United States Special Operations Command

General John Paxton, USMC (Ret.) 
General John Paxton, USMC (Ret.)

Former Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps; former Commanding General, United States Marine Corps Forces Command; former Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic; former Commander, United States Marine Corps Forces Europe

Dr. William H. Press 
Dr. William H. Press

Professor, Computer Science and Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin; Senior Fellow Emeritus, Los Alamos National Laboratory; former Deputy Laboratory Director for Science, Technology & Programs, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Dr. Ellen D. Williams 
Dr. Ellen D. Williams

Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland, College Park; former Director Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy; former Chief Scientist, BP




*Trustee Emeritus