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ServiceNation Summit Co-chairs:

  • Vartan Gregorian, President, Carnegie Corporation of New York
  • Caroline Kennedy, Vice-Chair, New York City Fund For Public Schools
  • Bill Novelli, CEO, AARP
  • Alma Powell, Chair, America’s Promise Alliance
  • Rick Stengel, Managing Editor, TIME Magazine

ServiceNation Leadership Council:

  • Andi Bernstein
  • Tom A. Bernstein, President and Co-founder, Chelsea Piers
  • Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor, New York, NY; Chairman, National September 11 Memorial and Museum
  • Cory Booker, Mayor, Newark, NJ
  • Richard H. Brodhead, President, Duke University
  • Neil Bush, CEO, Global XS
  • Geoffrey Canada, President and CEO, Harlem Children’s Zone
  • Mortimer Caplin, Former Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service
  • Vice Admiral Richard Carmona, Former U.S. Surgeon General
  • Jean Case, CEO, The Case Foundation
  • Richard Celeste, President, Colorado College
  • Ray Chambers, Amelior Foundation
  • Richard Cizik, Vice President, National Association of Evangelicals
  • Glenn Close, Actress
  • William Cohen, Former Secretary of Defense; Former U.S. Senator
  • Janet Langhart Cohen, Author; Founder, Citizen Patriot Organization
  • Scott Cowen, President, Tulane University
  • Tom Daschle, Former U.S. Senator
  • John J. DeGioia, President, Georgetown University
  • Manny Diaz, Mayor, Miami, FL
  • John Dilulio, Former Director, Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives; Author, The Godly Republic
  • Melinda Doolittle, Recording Artist
  • Paul Fireman, Founder, Reebok
  • Al From, Founder and CEO, Democratic Leadership Council
  • Susan Fuhrman, President, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Mark Gearan, President, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • David Gergen, Professor of Public Service and Director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard University
  • Michael Gerson, Columnist, The Washington Post
  • Stephen Goldsmith, Former Mayor, Indianapolis, IN
  • Jennifer Granholm, Governor, Michigan
  • Rabbi Irving Greenberg, Theologian; Author, The Jewish Way; Founding President, Jewish Life Network
  • Amy Gutmann, President, University of Pennsylvania
  • Lee Hamilton, Former Congressman; Former Co-chair, 9/11 Commission and Iraq Study Group
  • Jenny Chin Hansen, President, AARP
  • Gary Hart, Former U.S. Senator
  • Admiral James R. Hogg, USN (Ret), Director, Strategic Studies Group, Naval War College
  • James J. Jensen
  • Martin Luther King, III, Chairman, Realizing the Dream
  • Joel Klein, Chancellor, New York City Public Schools
  • Sherry Lansing, Founder, The Sherry Lansing Foundation
  • Jim Leach, Former Congressman; John L. Weinberg Professor of Public and International Affairs, Woodrow   Wilson School, Princeton University
  • Anthony Marx, President, Amherst College
  • Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, Chairman, American Red Cross
  • Sam Nunn, Former U.S. Senator
  • Michael Nutter, Mayor, Philadelphia, PA
  • Martin O’Malley, Governor, Maryland
  • Lt. General Dave R. Palmer, USA (Ret), Former Superintendent, U.S. Military Academy at West Point; Author
  • David Paterson, Governor, New York
  • Kal Penn, Actor
  • Gregg Petersmeyer, Former Assistant to the President; Director, Office of National Service under George H.W. Bush
  • Peter G. Peterson, Founder and Chairman, Peter G. Peterson Foundation; Co-founder, Blackstone Group Management
  • Rob Portman, Former Congressman; Former Director, Office of Management and Budget
  • Samantha Power, Anna Lindh Professor of Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy, Harvard University; Author
  • Marc Racicot, Former Governor, Montana
  • Susan Rice, Foreign Policy Advisor, Obama for America
  • Bill Richardson, Governor, New Mexico
  • David Shaw, Managing Partner, Black Point Group
  • Rodney Slater, Former Secretary of Transportation; Chair, United Way of America
  • Laurie M. Tisch, President, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund
  • Paul Vallas, Superintendent, New Orleans Recovery School District
  • David Walker, President and CEO, Peter G. Peterson Foundation
  • Silda Wall, Founder, Children For Children
  • Rick Warren, Senior Pastor, Saddleback Church; Author, A Purpose Driven Life
  • Harris Wofford, Former U.S. Senator; Former CEO, Corporation for National & Community Service

Is it surprising that a large portion of those in support are directly or indirectly government bureaucrats?