Recent Activities:

Current Positions:
Chair Emeritus and partner in government affairs at DLA Piper Global Law Firm
Founder, Governor Jim Blanchard Public Service Forum at Michigan State University.
Vice Chairman of National Archives Foundation.
Co-Chair, Ambassadors Circle | National Democratic Institute (
Co-Chair of the Canada-United States Law Institute | School of Law | Case Western Reserve University
Member of the Board of Directors of The International Spy Museum.
Advisory Boards of the Canada Institute | Wilson Center and also the Home – CABC.

Previous Positions:
Member, Debt Reduction Task Force – Bipartisan Policy Center
Trade Policy Committee – Trade | Council on Foreign Relations (
Canada American Business Council – Home – CABC
Chair Democratic Governors Association (DGA)
Executive Committee Democratic Governors Association (DGA)
Director, JFK Library Foundation | JFK Library
Member, National Parks Commission
Platform Chair, Democratic National Convention
Holocaust Memorial Commission