Board & Staff

founders Tibet house

PATRON
Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama
Special Representative of Private Office of H. H. Dalai Lama Chhime Rigzing Choekyapa

HONORARY CHAIRMAN
Ngodup Tsering, US. Representative of H. H. the Dalai Lama

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
Robert A. F. Thurman, President
Philip Glass, Vice-President
Ludwig Kuttner, Secretary
Beata Tikos, Treasurer / Board Liaison

BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Alan B. Abramson
Anonymous
Anonymous
Peter Backman
Annie Christopher
Lavinia Currier
Leo Hindery, Jr.
Susan Kessler
David Kittay
Michael Mccormick
John D. Miller
Geshe Damdul Namgyal
Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi
John Rezk
Laurence H. Silverman
Nena B. Thurman
Uma K. Thurman

HONORARY BOARD
Peggy Hitchcock
Navin Kumar
Adam M. Lindemann
Kazuko Tatsumura
Tenzin Namgyal Tethong
Fortuna Valentino

TIBETAN CULTURAL OFFICIALS EX OFFICIO
Ven. Geshe Damdul, Tibet House New Delhi, India
Kalsang and Kim Yeshi, Norbulingka Institute, Dharamsala, India

TIBET HOUSE US STAFF
Nena v.S. Thurman, Managing Director
Ganden Thurman, Executive Director
Anna Varshavskaya, Office Manager
Kyra Borre, Director of Programs & Special Events
Sonam Choezom, Membership Coordinator
Paul G. Hackett, Associate Publications Director
Zola Nyambuu, Gallery Director
Lynn Shauwecker, Consultant, Special Events
Tenzin Sonam, Information Technology Manager
Tashi Tsering, Programs / Events Coordination
Thomas Yarnall, Publications Director

MENLA RETREAT & DEWA SPA STAFF
Nena v.S. Thurman, Managing Director
Michael G. Burbank & Lynn Schauwecker, Directors
Nina Gramaglia, Operations Manager
Amber Hallinan, Front of House Manager
Carrie Mae Rose, Dewa Spa Manager
Alicia Ojeda, Executive Chef
Nick Coyle, Sales Manager
David Giangreco, Facilities Manager

VOLUNTEER STAFF
Charles Darwin III, Tenzin Dickyi,
Jeanne Huber-Happy, J.D., Thomas K. Jasper Jr., Kachoe,
Kevin Moonan, Paldon, Neal Sidhwaney, Anna Trobovic, Sonam Wangchuk