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Mrs. John M. Harbert, III (Wita): (Birmingham, AL) Wita Harbert is the widow of John Harbert, who had served five of a possible six years as a current member of the National Board; she is being invited to serve out John's unfulfilled term through April 1996. This is particularly appropriate during the 150th year, as John was so enthusiastic about "America's Smithsonian" traveling across the nation. Since John had just sold Harbert Construction and was considering a gift to the Fund for the Future at the time of his death, Wita is considered a prospect to make a memorial gift in his name.

Mr. Paul Hertelendy: (Piedmont, CA) Mr. Hertelendy is a classical music and dance critic for the San Jose Mercury News. He is on the boards of SAM Technologies, Inc. and EEG Laboratories. He also holds directorships at Lawrence Hall of Science, CARE Foundation, Chinese Cultural Foundation and International and Area Studies (University of California, Berkeley). He was nominated to the Board by Secretary Heyman.

Mr. Edward C. "Ned" Johnson III: (Boston, MA) Mr. Johnson is Chairman and CEO of Fidelity Management & Research Corporation. His corporate directorships include, but are not limited to, the Magellan Fund, Fidelity Distributors Corporation, Fidelity Government Securities Fund, Fidelity Group Mutual Funds, and Fidelity Municipal Bond Portfolio. He is on the Board of Directors of the Fidelity Foundation, the Edward C. Johnson Fund, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is also a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Mr. Johnson studies Far Eastern philosophy and collects Chinese Art. He was nominated to the Board by Wilbur Ross. 

Mrs. Marie L. Knowles: (South Pasadena, CA) Mrs. Knowles is a Senior Vice President of ARCO, and President of the Long Beach, California-based ARCO Transportation Company. She serves on the Board of Directors of ARCO Chemical Company and the Phelps Dodge Corporation. In addition, she is a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Long Beach Community Partnership, the Board of Trustees of St. Mary Medical Center Foundation, the Advisory Council for the University of Southern California School of Engineering (her alma mater), and the Advisory Board of Leadership California. Mrs. Knowles was nominated to the Board by Joan Dillon.

The Honorable Marc E. Leland: (Washington, DC & Mason Neck, VA) Mr. Leland is the former Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, Department of Treasury (1981-1984). Mr. Leland is presently a Senior Advisor for the Gordon P. Getty Trust in Washington, DC (1984 - Present), President of the Marc E. Leland Foundation in Arlington, VA, Trustee of The German Marshall Fund of the United States in Washington, DC, and a Director of The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation in San Francisco, CA. He is also a Trustee at the Phillips Collection and the Washington Opera. Mr. Leland was nominated to the Board by Secretary Heyman.

Mr. Michael Peter McBride: (Homer, AK) He is the owner of the Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge, named one of the World's Best 100 destinations in 1993. He is also a bush pilot, commercial fisherman, longshoreman, boat builder, carpenter, and sawmill operator. Mr. McBride is the Founder, former President and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, a scientific and educational non-profit organization and winner of the 
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