Board of Directors and Honorary Board


Board | Honorary Board | International Honorary Board


(Executive Committee in Bold)

The Hon. Larry Campbell
Senator, The Senate of Canada

Christine Downton
Former Vice Chairman and Founding Partner of Pareto Partners

Jodie Evans
Co-founder, CODEPINK

James E. Ferguson, II
Senior Partner, Ferguson, Stein, Chambers Law Offices

Jason Flom
President, Lava Records

Ira Glasser, President
President of Board
Former Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union

Carl Hart, PhD
New York State Psychiatric Institute

Mathilde Krim, PhD
Founding Chair, American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)

David C. Lewis, MD
Founding Director, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University

Pamela Lichty
President, Drug Policy Forum of Hawai'i

Ethan Nadelmann, JD, PhD, Executive Director

Robert Newman, MD
Director, Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute at Beth Israel Medical Center

Rev. Edwin Sanders, Secretary
Senior Servant, Metropolitan Interdenominational Church
Coordinator, Religious Leaders for a More Just and Compassionate Drug Policy

Michael Skolnik
Political Director to Russell Simmons

George Soros
Chairman, Soros Fund Management

Ilona Szabo de Carvalho
Director, Igarapé Institute

Richard B. Wolf, Treasurer
Former CEO, Richland Mills


U. S. Honorary Board

Former Mayor Rocky Anderson

Harry Belafonte

Former Defense Secretary Frank Carlucci

Deepak Chopra

Congressman John Conyers, Jr.

Walter Cronkite [1916-2009]

Ram Dass

Dr. Vincent Dole [1913-2006]

Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders

U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Gertner (Ret.)

Former Police Chief Penny Harrington

Calvin Hill

Arianna Huffington

Former Governor Gary Johnson

U.S. District Court Judge John Kane

Former Attorney General Nicholas deB. Katzenbach [1922-2012]

Former Police Chief Joseph McNamara [1934-2014]

Former Police Commissioner Patrick V. Murphy [1920-2011]

Dr. Beny J. Primm

Dennis Rivera

Former Mayor Kurt Schmoke

Dr. Charles Schuster  [1930-2011] 

Alexander Shulgin [1925-2014]

Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz

Russell Simmons

U.S. District Court Judge Robert Sweet

Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Paul Volcker


International Honorary Board (In Formation)

Richard Branson

Ruth Dreifuss

Václav Havel [1936-2011]