Mission of the National Advisory Council
The National Advisory Council helps to steward relationships, fundraising ideas and new connections to help the Trust raise awareness and private funds for its mission to preserve and enhance the National Mall.
The National Advisory Council consists of a diverse group of supporters and influencers who represent a wide range of sectors and backgrounds. Council members may be former board members, former members of Congress, current elected officials, donors and key stakeholders.
Sherrie Beckstead, Liljenquist & Beckstead
Rodney Cook, President, The National Monuments Foundation
The Hon. Thomas A. Daschle, Former Senate Majority Leader
John J. DeGioia, President, Georgetown University
Joseph G. Fogg, III*, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Westbury Partners
The Hon. Dirk Kempthorne*, Former Secretary of the Interior
Linda Mays McCaul*
Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg, President and CEO, Strategic Investment Group
Ned Powell, President and CEO at USO World Headquarters (Ret)
Francis Rooney*, United States Congressman (R-FL)
J. Rutherford Seydel, II*, Partner, Davis, Pickren, Seydel & Sneed, LLP
Thomas L. Stickland*, Partner, WilmerHale
David M. Velazquez*, President and CEO, Pepco Holdings, Inc.
The Hon. Tim Wirth*
Revised October 2018
*Former Member of the Board