Board of Directors

Special Olympics' volunteer Board of Directors determines international policies. The board is composed of business and sport leaders, professional athletes, educators and experts in intellectual disabilities from around the world.
Lead Director & Vice Chair
Chief Inspiration Officer; Vice Chair
Vice Chair
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Legal Officer; Secretary
Board Members
Former Ambassador of Panama to the United States; Senior Partner, Aleman, Cordero, Galindo & Lee
Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the United States of America
International Advisory Committee Middle East North Africa Representative; Chairman, Special Olympics Oman
International Advisory Committee North America Representative; CEO, Special Olympics Canada
President & CEO, Bower Group Asia
Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Managing Partner, Larkspur Holdings LLLP
International Advisory Committee Africa Representative; Vice Chairperson, Special Olympics Zambia
Sports Broadcaster; Olympic Gymnastics Gold Medalist
Chair, Special Olympics Global Athlete Congress; Special Olympics Zimbabwe Athlete
President, Special Olympics Panama; Member, Latin America Strategic Advisory Council
Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development
Vice Chairman, Bank of America
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Chicago
Former Ambassador from Ecuador to the United States; Chairman, Global UN Partnership for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies; President, International Rehabilitation Foundation
Special Olympics Athlete, Australia
Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, UNICEF
Chairman & CEO, The Coca-Cola Company
General Secretary, Special Olympics Pakistan
Managing Partner, GreatPoint Ventures; Strategic Advisor, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Founding Chairman of CMC Capital Partners
Former Chairman & CEO, Finish Line
President & CEO, The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation; Former NBA Player
Chair, Special Olympics Korea; Congresswoman, Korean National Assembly
International Advisory Committee Asia Pacific Representative; Chairman, Special Olympics Bharat
International Advisory Committee Latin America Representative; President, Special Olympics Chile
International Advisory Committee Europe Eurasia Representative; National Director, Special Olympics Cyprus
Non-Executive Chairman, Young & Rubicam
President, The Samuel Family Foundation
Chief Advisor, Dongyi Capital; Chairman, Shanghai Private Equity Association
Activist; Attorney
Senior Vice President, U.S. Programs and Advocacy, Save the Children; CEO, Save the Children Action Network
Activist; Philanthropist; Attorney
CEO, Marriott International
Past President, International Association of Lions Clubs
CEO, Chobani
Model; Philanthropist; Film Actress
Actress; Recording Artist
Founding Chairperson, Sun Culture Media Group and Sun Culture Foundation; Journalist; Philanthropist
Chairman, Shanghai Sharks Basketball Club; Founder, the Yao Ming Foundation