Vanguard Charitable board of trustees

On behalf of our donors and beneficiaries, an experienced board of trustees governs Vanguard Charitable and monitors our overall strategy and effectiveness. Vanguard Charitable Chairman John J. Brennan shares why he serves as a trustee.

Vanguard Charitable chairman & trustees

      John J. Brennan
  • Vanguard, chairman emeritus and senior advisor
  • University of Notre Dame, trustee
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, governor
  • Financial Accounting Foundation, trustee and past chairman
  • United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, director

      Vikram H. Dewan
  • Philadelphia Zoo, president and CEO
  • Wachovia Bank, Philadelphia and Delaware region, former president
  • Philadelphia Convention and Visitor's Bureau, member
  • Mayor's Cultural Advisory Panel, member

      Pamela Dippel Choney
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP, retired partner and senior vice president
  • Wellesley (MA) Scholarship Foundation, trustee and investment committee chair
  • Harvard Business School, fundraising committee member 

      Kathleen C. Gubanich
  • Vanguard, managing director of Human Resources
  • American Benefits Council, executive board of directors officer
  • The Montgomery School, trustee and executive committee member

      Michael F. Holland
  • Holland & Company, LLC investment firm, chairman
  • Harvard College Fund, executive committee member and former co-chair
  • The Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States, trustee emeritus

      Christine James-Brown
  • Child Welfare League of America, president and CEO
  • Eagles Youth Partnership, director
  • William T. Grant Foundation, board member
  • Center for Effective Philanthropy, director


       Thomas E. Lanctot
  • William Blair & Company, head of Debt Capital Markets 
  • Big Shoulders Fund, executive committee and board member
  • Illinois Institute of Technology, trustee and executive committee member
  • Chicago Botanic Garden, vice chairman, executive committee and board member
  • Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, director