Sant, Roger West (05/24/1931-)

Close
Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Summary

  • Committees/Roles: Chair of the Executive Committee, 2007-2013; Chair Emeritus, 2013- ; Chair, Audit and Review Committee; Compensation and Human Resources Committee; Chair, ad hoc Committee on Facilities Revitalization; Secretarial Search Committee of 2007. Also Chair of the National Museum of Natural History Board
  • Occupation: Business executive, philanthropists
  • Number of Terms: 2
  • Biography: Roger W. Sant of Washington, D.C., is the co-founder and chairman emeritus of The AES Corporation, having previously served as assistant administrator for energy conservation in the Federal Energy Administration during the Nixon/Ford Administration. He is the chairman of the Board of Trustees at The Summit Foundation and the Summit Fund of Washington; the chairman of the Board of the National Museum of Natural History; the director and former chairman of the World Wildlife Fund-U.S.; and a director of both the National Symphony and the Anacostia Waterfront Corporation. He served on the Marriott International Board from 1994-2006.

Subject

  • Sant, Roger W
  • Board of Regents
  • Citizen Regent
  • Board of Regents Executive Committee
  • Board of Regents Ad hoc committees
  • Board of Regents Audit and Review Committee
  • Board of Regents Committee on Compensation and Human Resources

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

Regent type

Citizen

State

District of Columbia

Short Legal Citation

115 Stat. 271 (2001), P.L. 107-55, S.J. Res. 20

Notes

Dun & Bradstreet Reference Book of Corporate Managements. 1998 edition. Parsippany, NJ: Dun & Bradstreet, 1998.; Standard & Poor's Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives. 1996 edition. Volume 2: "Directors and Executives". New York: Standard & Poor's Corp., 1996.; Who's Who in Government. Second edition, 1975-1976. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1975.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 10/24/2001-1/2013

Topic

  • Businessmen
  • Philanthropists
  • Regents

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

Biographies

Full Record

View Full Record