September 22, 2009
WASHINGTON , SEPT. 22, 2009--The Heritage Foundation has added two new members to its board of trustees, President Edwin Feulner announced today.
Abby Moffat and Robert Pennington join a group of 21 other successful business leaders, ambassadors and policymakers on the Heritage board.
Moffat, of Bethesda, Md., has served on the boards of several non-profit organizations. These include the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Radio America, the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, the Center for Security Policy, the Institute of World Politics, and is treasurer of the Atlas Economic Research Foundation.
She also chairs the Board of Trustees of the Media Research Center. She holds professional memberships with The Philanthropy Roundtable and The Capital Speakers Group.
Pennington, of Darien, Conn., was an Overseer at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., his alma mater. He was an Executive Vice President at Dean Witter Reynolds in the early 1980s before he became President of Intercapital Investment Management in New York City. In 1985, he became President and Director of Capital Guardian Trust Co.
"We're proud to have Abby and Bob join our board," said Feulner, himself a trustee. "Each brings a different background to the job, but both share our commitment to help build an America where freedom, opportunity, prosperityandcivilsociety flourish."
The Heritage Foundation is the nation's most broadly supported public policy research institute, with more than 513,000 individual, foundation and corporate donors. Heritage, founded in February 1973, has a staff of 244 and an annual expense budget of more than $60 million.