Board of Directors

  • Facing Nuclear Threats

    Gael Tarleton is a Ploughshares Fund board member who also represents the 36th district of the Washington State legislature, a seahorse-shaped swath of Seattle nearly entirely surrounded by water that embodies the maritime spirit of the city’s past and future. The 36th...

    August 19, 2019 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Ploughshares Fund Welcomes New Board Members

    We welcome four new people to our Board of Directors, including two ambassadors: Connie Foote, Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto, Gretchen Hund and Ambassador Samuel D. Heins. Connie Foote is a psychologist and philanthropist in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She previously served as board chair of the Mounds...

    August 21, 2018 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Ben Rhodes and Eric Schlosser Join Ploughshares Fund Board of Directors

    We are thrilled that Ben Rhodes and Eric Schlosser are adding their formidable talents to the Ploughshares Fund Board of Directors. Ben Rhodes and Eric Schlosser are prominent figures in promoting the elimination of nuclear weapons threats. Ben Rhodes played a central role in developing nuclear...

    February 14, 2018 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Kavita N. Ramdas Joins Ploughshares Fund's Board of Directors

    We welcome Kavita N. Ramdas to our Board of Directors. A prominent figure in women’s rights, advocacy and public affairs, Ramdas was a featured panelist at “Chain Reaction: Women in Security” in June 2016, in which women involved in arms control and nuclear security efforts came together to...

    November 15, 2017 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • 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. 

    June 24, 2013 - By admin
  • 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.

    June 21, 2013 - By admin
  • 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.

    June 17, 2013 - By Joe Cirincione
  • 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! 

    November 21, 2012 - By Philip Yun
  • 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

    August 22, 2012 - By Anonymous
  • 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.

    May 10, 2012 - By Margaret Swink