Board of Directors

Ploughshares Fund is thrilled to welcome Mary Lloyd Estrin as our new Chair of the Board of Directors. A long-time board member, Mary is already deeply familiar with Ploughshares Fund. We sat down with her to get her sense of where she thinks the organization should be moving and why she continues to give time to address the threat posed by nuclear weapons.  Read more »
Posted by admin on June 24, 2013
Outgoing Chair of the Board Roger Hale knows Ploughshares Fund just about as well as anyone can. He's been an integral part of organizational strategy since 1996, helping make the decision to streamline our funding areas and open a DC office. This week, Roger is stepping down as Chair of the Board to hand the reins over to Mary Lloyd Estrin. We sat down with him first to get his perspectives on this transition.  Read more »
Posted by admin on June 21, 2013
We are delighted to announce that the Ploughshares Fund Board of Directors on June 17, 2013 unanimously elected Mary Lloyd Estrin as the new chair. As a board member and president of the foundation, I am excited to work with her as we continue to build Ploughshares Fund as a smart, innovative and effective force for change. Read more »
Posted by Joe Cirincione on June 17, 2013
Now that the 2012 elections are over and the results are in, the nation’s capital is getting back to the business of policymaking. And, certainly, it seems that policymakers are energized and ready to go. And so are we!  Read more »
Posted by Philip Yun on November 21, 2012
A dynamic board of directors has always been a cornerstone of Ploughshares Fund’s success and ability to make an impact. We are pleased to announce the addition of two new members to our board of directors: venture investor Dr. Rachel Pike and noted author and journalist Philip Taubman.  Read more »
Posted on August 22, 2012
Supporting the troops is an important value for many Americans. Unfortunately, both soldiers and veterans often get short shrift when it comes to actually allocating budgets. Read more »
Posted by Margaret Swink on May 10, 2012
Ploughshares Fund has always benefited greatly from the insight and expertise of our fantastic board of directors. This week, we're thrilled to announce the addition of three new members to an already impressive group. Dr. Kennette Benedict, Sam Heins and Jill Werner.  Read more »
Posted by admin on May 4, 2012
A large part of what makes Ploughshares Fund an effective organization is our dynamic, engaged Board of Directors. Board members come from many diverse backgrounds. What they have in common is outstanding expertise in their fields of interest - and a passion for a more peaceful world. Read more »
Posted by Mary Kaszynski on December 22, 2011