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The White House Historical Association, chartered in 1961, is a nonprofit historical and educational organization that plays a vital role in preserving the White House and recording its unique history. To enhance the understanding and appreciation of the President's home, the White House Historical Association has published and distributed more than eight million books, as well as videos and other educational materials. The association also sponsors lectures, exhibits, and other outreach programs. Thousands of schools, universities and libraries have received free educational materials about the White House, and traveling exhibits and videos are circulated to the presidential libraries and museums.


  • Michael R. Beschloss
  • Jean Case
  • John H. Dalton
  • Henry A. Dudley, Jr.
  • Alice C. Foultz
  • Cathy Gorn
  • Janet A. Howard
  • Knight Kiplinger
  • Martha Joynt Kumar
  • Lauren Bush Lauren
  • Anita McBride
  • Mike McCurry
  • Robert M. McGee
  • Roger B. Porter
  • Harry G. Robinson III
  • Ann Stock
  • Gary J. Walters
  • Gail Berry West


  • James H. Billington
  • G. Wayne Clough
  • David Ferriero
  • Earl A. Powell III
  • Estevan Rael-Glvez
  • Directors Emeriti:
  • Nash Castro
  • Jeannine Smith Clark
  • George M. Elsey
  • Nancy M. Folger
  • Clayton W. Frye Jr.
  • David I. Granger
  • Elise K. Kirk
  • Leonard L. Silverstein


  • Jonathan Jarvis

Honorary Members:

  • Bernard R. Meyer


  • Frederick J. Ryan Jr., Chairman
  • John F. W. Rogers, Vice Chairman
  • John T. Behrendt, Treasurer
  • James I. McDaniel, Secretary