Congratulations to the inaugural America250 Award recipients! Learn more about them.


International Advisory Council

America250’s chartering legislation, the United States Semiquincentennial Commission Act, uplifts the significance of America’s commitment to the pursuit of Life, Liberty, Justice, Freedom, and Equality around the globe. The overarching purpose of the International Advisory Council is to engage friends of America worldwide in the 250th Commemoration and to support the activities of the Department of State to engage foreign nations in America250.

*The listed organization, institution, or company is not affiliated with America250.
**The member is serving in their individual capacity and not as a representative of their organization.
***The member is serving as an official organizational representative as part of the national partnership agreement between America250 and their respective organization. 


Retired Ambassador

Adjunct Senior Fellow and Retired Ambassador, RAND Corporation*


Judith Baroody**

Author, Educator, Retired Diplomat

Tania Chomiak-Salvi**

Retired Diplomat*

Bill Clifford**

President and CEO, World Affairs Councils of America*

Dr. Dan E. Davidson**

Director, American Councils Research Center, American Councils for International Education*

Dr. Alix Desulme**

Councilman, City of North Miami*

Shaun Donnelly**

Ambassador (retired), US Council for International Business

Julie Dussliere**

Chief of Paralympic Sport, The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee*

Patricia Harrison**

President & CEO, Corporation for Public Broadcasting*

Eunice Reddick**

U.S. Ambassador (retired)

Susan Sygall**

CEO and Co-Founder, Mobility International USA*

Christopher Washington**

Executive Vice President and Provost, Franklin University*