National Geographic : 2007 Jun
"FOR THE INCREASE AND DIFFUSION OF GEOGRAPHIC KNOWLEDGE The National Geographic Society is chartered in Washington, D.C.,as a nonprofit scientific and educational organization. Since 1888 the Society has supported more than 8,000 explorations and research projects, adding to knowledge of earth, sea, and sky. JOHN M. FAHEY, JR., President and CEO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENTS Terrence B. Adamson Linda Berkeley, President, Enterprises Terry D. Garcia, Mission Programs John Q. Griffin, President, Magazine Group Nina D. Hoffman, President, Books and School Publishing Group Betty Hudson, Communications Christopher A. Liedel, CFO BOARD OF TRUSTEES Gilbert M. Grosvenor, Chairman Reg Murphy, Vice Chairman Joan Abrahamson, Michael R. Bonsignore, Roger A. Enrico, John M. Fahey, Jr., Daniel S. Goldin, John Jay Iselin, James C. Kautz, Maria E. Lagomasino, J. Willard Marriott, Jr., Floretta Dukes McKenzie, George Munoz, Patrick F. Noonan, Nathaniel P Reed, William K. Reilly, Rozanne L. Ridgway, Edward P.Roski, Jr., James R. Sasser, B. Francis Saul II, Gerd Schulte-Hillen TRUSTEES EMERITUS Joe L. Allbritton, William L. Allen, Thomas E. Bolger, Frank Borman, Lewis M. Branscomb, Robert L. Breeden, Martha E. Church, Michael Collins, Lloyd H. Elliott, George M. Elsey, Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson, Robert C. Seamans, Jr. COUNCIL OF ADVISORS Roger A. Enrico, Chairman Darlene T Anderson, Michael R. Bonsignore, Howard G. Buffett, Craig D. Campbell, Jean N. Case, Juliet C. Folger, Robert B. Haas, Robert A. Hefner III, David H. Koch, lara Lee, Bruce L. Ludwig, Sally Engelhard Pingree, W. Russell Ramsey, Catherine B. Reynolds, Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Edward P.Roski, Jr., Victoria P. Sant, B. Francis Saul II, Michele Sofisti, Ted Waitt, Garry A. Weber, Tracy R. Wolstencroft RESEARCH AND EXPLORATION COMMITTEE Peter H. Raven, Chairman John M. Francis, Vice Chairman Keith Clarke, Steven M. Colman, Scott V. Edwards, Philip Gingerich, William L. Graf, Nancy Knowlton, Dan M. Martin, Scott E. Miller, Jan Nijman, Stuart L. Pimm, Elsa M. Redmond, Bruce D. Smith, Patricia C. Wright, Melinda A. Zeder EXPLORERS-IN -RESIDENCE Robert Ballard, Wade Davis, Jared Diamond, Sylvia Earle, J. Michael Fay, Zahi Hawass, Beverly Joubert, Dereck Joubert, Louise Leakey, Meave Leakey, Johan Reinhard, Paul Sereno, Spencer Wells MISSION PROGRAMS Vice Presidents: John M. Francis, Research, Conservation, and Exploration Jacqueline M. Hollister, Development Sarah Laskin, Public Programs Exhibits: Susan S. Norton Expeditions Council: Rebecca Martin Geography Bee: Mary Lee Elden Lectures: P.Andrew van Duym, Gregory A. McGruder Human Resources:Thomas A. Sabl6, Sr. Vice President International: Robert W. Hernbndez, Sr. Vice President Treasurer: H. Gregory Platts, Sr. Vice President NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC VENTURES Dennis R. Patrick, Chairman Timothy T. Kelly, President and CEO Edward M. Prince, Jr., COO National Geographic Channel: David Haslingden, President, International; Laureen Ong, President, U.S. Digital Media: Chris McAndrews, President National Geographic Maps: Frances A. Marshall, President; Allen Carroll, Chief Cartographer Television: Michael Rosenfeld, President Contributions to the National Geographic Society are tax deductible under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S . tax code. Copyright © 2007 National Geographic Society. All rights reserved. National Geographic and Yellow Border: Registered Trademarks ® Marcas Registradas. National Geographic assumes no responsibility for unsolicited materials. Printed in U.S .A . Who would've thought you could relieve heel pain by being on your feet? Introducing Dr. Scholl's Heel Pain Relief Orthotics. Developed with podiatrists. Clinically proven. Works with every step you take.