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Meet the 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.



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

Mr. Sam M. Browder
Retired, Harriman Oil

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

Ms. Sarah Keeton Campbell
Attorney, Special Assistant to the Solicitor General and the Attorney General, State of Tennessee, Nashville, TN, 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, Chattanooga, TN

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

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

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

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, Knoxville, TN

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

The Honorable Don Sundquist
Former Governor of Tennessee & US Congressman, Townsend, TN

Dr. Robert Waller
Former President and CEO, Mayo Clinic, Memphis, TN

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