The Collective Wisdom…

It is the peculiar boast of our country, that her happiness is alone dependent on the collective wisdom and virtue of her citizens, and rests not on the exertions of any individual

George Washington

George Washington

Our Board of Directors

Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge Board of Directors has full power to conduct, manage and direct the operations and affairs of the Foundation. The Board of Directors consists of the Chair, the Chief Executive Officer, and eleven (11) other Directors drawn from the business world, academia, and the Freedoms Foundation Volunteer Chapters.

Board of Directors

William Allen
Dean Emeritus James Madison College
Emeritus Professor of Political Science
Michigan State University
Havre de Grace, MD

Sara A. M. Drury
Assistant Professor of Rhetoric
Director, Wabash Democracy & Public Discourse
Wabash College
Crawfordsville, IN

Richard S. Griffith
Chief Executive Officer, Image API
Newtown, PA

Forrest R. Hansen
Special Counsel
Duane Morris LLP
Philadelphia, PA

David Harmer
Freedoms Foundation, President & CEO
Valley Forge, PA

John C. Heenan (Secretary)
Director, Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Alexandria, VA

Sanford “Sandy” Lipstein
Former Executive VP/Chief Financial Officer, Comcast Spectacor
Malvern, PA

Col. Walter J. Marm, Jr., USA (Ret)
Medal of Honor Recipient
Fremont, NC

Wallace Nunn (Chairman)
Former Head, Mid-Atlantic Public Finance Region, Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
Newtown Square, PA

William O. Perry
Chief Executive Officer, Perry Homes
Murray, UT

Jerry D. Poole (Treasurer)
President and CEO, Acrometis, LLC
Malvern, PA

Ronald T. Rand
President and CEO, Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation
Arlington, VA

Christopher M. Rothey (Vice-Chairman)
Chief Executive Officer, Radiate Media
Malvern, PA

Dianne Sehler
Senior Advisor to the President
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation
Milwaukee, WI

CDR Douglas Sheehan, USCGR (Ret.)
Chairman and Founder, Investment Conversions & Consulting, Inc.
Portland, OR

Rogers Smith 
Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Shirley Smith
Regional Director (Volunteer Chapters)
Dallas, TX