Board & Leadership
Freedom House is led by President Michael J. Abramowitz. The daily work of the organization is conducted by its approximately 300 staff members in Washington, New York, and offices around the world.
The organization's nonpartisan board of trustees is comprised of prominent business and labor leaders, former diplomats, senior government officials, scholars, and journalists. They all share a steadfast commitment to the mission of Freedom House and to the belief that the promotion of democracy and human rights is essential for international peace.
Emeritus Board Members
Bette Bao Lord, Dennis C. Blair, Paula Dobriansky, D. Jeffrey Hirschberg, Kenneth Juster, Anthony Lake, Diana Negroponte, William H. Taft, IV