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Daniel R. Glickman

Daniel R. Glickman

Mr. Glickman has served as a member of our Board since 2001 and served as our Lead Director from August 2014 through August 2017. Mr. Glickman serves as Executive Director of the Aspen Institute's Congressional Program since 2011and as Vice President of the Aspen Institute since 2012. Mr. Glickman also has served as a Senior Fellow for the Bipartisan Policy Center since 2010. From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Glickman served as Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. Mr. Glickman previously served as Director of the Institute of Politics at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government from 2002 to 2004 and served as Senior Advisor in the law firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, from 2001 to 2004. He also served as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1995 through 2001 and as a member of the U.S. Congress, representing a district in Kansas, from 1977 through 1995. Mr. Glickman serves as chair of the International Advisory Board of APCO Worldwide, a global public relations firm and as co-chair of the global agriculture and development initiative of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Mr. Glickman also serves on a number of non-profit advisory boards with a focus on agriculture and food supply.