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Held in Trust Steering Committee

The Held in Trust Steering Committee is comprised of individuals who will develop topic areas in a working group format, bringing their subject matter expertise, skills, knowledge, and contacts. The Steering Committee also provides support in developing the report and other project products and co-chairs the project working groups.

Steering Committee Biographies


  • Valinda Carroll

  • Francesca Casadio

  • Mariana Di Giacomo

  • Isra El-Beshir

  • Alison Gilchrest

  • Lauren Dugas Glover

  • Paul Messier

  • Debra Hess Norris

  • Ellen Pearlstein

  • Sarah Scaturro

  • Landis Smith

  • Laura Hortz Stanton

  • Sarah Sutton

  • Linda Tadic

  • Glenn Wharton