About the Foundation: Board

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Jerry Leiber

Half of the legendary duo Leiber & Stoller, Jerry Leiber is among the most influential American songwriters and music producers in post-World War II popular music. Leiber cowrote successful and iconic hits such as "Hound Dog," "Love Me," "Loving You," "Don't," and "Jailhouse Rock", among others for the "King of Rock and Roll," Elvis Presley. Leiber and Stoller were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1985 and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.

Damon Williams
Board Chairman

Terry Stewart
Board Vice Chairman

Jeff Harleston
Treasurer

Kenneth Gamble
Secretary

Glen Barros
Jerry Blavat
Del Bryant
Charles Feldman
Iris Gordy
Brian Hall
Zach Horowitz
Octavius “Ted” Reid III
Bruce Resnikoff
Dr. Joseph Roberts
Claudette Robinson
Paul Shaffer
William Smith
Mike Stoller

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Marc Byers
Chuck D
Jim Fifield
Harvey Fuqua
Shawn Gee
Richard Hunt
Chuck Jackson
Jason King, Ph.D.
Mathew Knowles
Jerry Leiber
David Nathan
Bonnie Raitt
Gregory J. Reed, Esq.
Hon. Blondell Reynolds Brown
Judy Tint, Esq.
Jeanie Weems
Louise West

CHAIRMEN EMERITUS

Jerry Butler
Kendall Minter, Esq.

DIRECTOR EMERITUS

Frances Preston

FOUNDING DIRECTOR EMERITUS

Howell E. Begle, Esq.

IN MEMORIAM

Ed Bradley
Ruth Brown
Ahmet Ertegun
Gerald Levert
Teddy Pendergrass