Board

The Baker Center Board is comprised of individuals from business, government, and law, some of whom worked with Sen. Baker in the past, and recent additions, including a former Baker Scholar.  Bdmtgsm

Ms. Cynthia Baker
Former VP, Tribune Broadcasting, Inc., Washington, DC

The Honorable Phil Bredesen
Former Governor of Tennessee & Mayor of Nashville

Mr. Sam M. Browder
Retired, Harriman Oil 

Mr. Patrick ButlerPresident and CEO, Association of Public Television Stations, former VP of Washington Post

Ms. Sarah Keeton Campbell
Attorney, Williams & Connolly LLP, Washington, DC, Founding Baker Scholar, 2004

Dr. Jimmy Cheek
Chancellor, University of Tennessee- Knoxville

Mr. A.B. Culvahouse
Attorney and Partner, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Washington, DC

The Honorable Albert Gore, Jr.
Former Vice President and US Senator 

Mr. Thomas Griscom
Retired Executive Editor, Chattanooga Times Free Press, former Director of Communications, President Ronald Reagan 

Mr. James Haslam, II
Chairman, Founder, Pilot Corporation, Member, UT Board of Trustees 

Dr. Joseph E. Johnson
Former President, University of Tennessee

Mr. Fred Marcum
Senior Advisor to the late Senator Howard H. Baker, Jr. 

The Honorable George Cranwell Montgomery
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman

Ms. Regina Murray
Murray Holdings, Knoxville, Tennessee

Dr. Lee Reidinger
Professor, Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education, University of Tennessee

Mr. Don C. Stansberry, Jr.
Attorney, Stansberry, Petroff, Marcum & Blakley; business advisor and real estate developer; UT Board of Trustees

The Honorable Don Sundquist
Former Governor of Tennessee & US Congressman

Mr. William H. Swain
Former Chairman, First National Bank in Oneida, Tennessee and UT Development Council

The Honorable Fred Thompson
Attorney, former US Senator

Dr. Robert Waller
Former President and CEO, Mayo Clinic

 

Past Members (deceased)

Mr. John Seigenthaler (1927-2014)
First Amendment Center, Vanderbilt University, co-founder, USA Today, former Editor – The Tennessean

The Honorable Howard H. Baker, Jr. (1925-2014)
Attorney, former Ambassador to Japan, Chief of Staff to President Ronald Reagan, and US Senator 

Gov. Ned Ray McWherter, (1930 – 2011)
Farmer, businessman, Tennessee House of Representatives (1968-86), TN Speaker of the House (14 years) and governor (1987-95)