|Vice President/Treasurer||Elliot Hoffman, Founder, Senior Partner, Beldock Levine & Hoffman, LLP|
|Vice President||Bruce Trauner, Partner, Beldock Levine & Hoffman, LLP|
|Secretary||Deborah Ross, Acting Executive Director, Newport Festivals Foundation|
James l. Bildner, Adjunct Lecturer and Sr. Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
Richard M. Cashin, Managing Director, One Equity Partners
Jerome A. Chazen, Chairman, Chazen Capital
Bruce S. Gordon, Former President & CEO, NAACP, retired Verizon Executive
Vikas Kapoor, President & CEO of meZocliq, LLC.
William Lewis, Jr., Managing Director & Co-Chairman of Investment Banking, Lazard LTD
Jonathan Nelson, CEO & Founder, Providence Equity Partners, LLC
Nicholas L. Pell, Managing Director, Gramercy Corp.
William Vareika, Owner, William Vareika Fine Arts
Newport Folk Festival® Board of Advisors
Ben Knox Miller
Ramblin' Jack Elliot