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Board Member, Richard Schubert and his wife, Chairman,
Virginia Austin Schubert, taking a lunch break, while
on safari in Livingstone.
(Treasurer and Co-founder)
Dick Schubert has served in leadership positions in law, business,
government and the non-profit sector. He currently serves
as Senior Vice President of the Executive Coaching Network
and Washington representative and founding board member of
Management & Training Corporation. In addition, he serves
as Chairman Emeritus of the International Youth Foundation,
Vice Chairman and founding board member of the Leader to Leader
Institute, formerly known as the Drucker Foundation, Chairman
of the board of Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, Inc., member
of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Principal in the
Center for Excellence in Government. He is a member of the
Executive Committee the friends of the Czech Republic and
a founding board member of the Friends of Zambia. Mr. Schubert
was born in, and attended public school, in Trenton, New Jersey
and graduated cum laude in 1958 from Eastern Nazarene College
in Quincy, Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Mr. Schubert graduated from Yale Law School in 1961 with a
Bachelor of Law degree and immediately joined the legal staff
of Bethlehem Steel’s Labor Relations Division. In 1966
he was promoted to Assistant Manager of the division.
In March 1970, Mr. Schubert accepted an appointment as Executive
Assistant to Under Secretary of Labor James D. Hodgson. A
year later, he was nominated to be Solicitor of the Department
of Labor by President Nixon and was confirmed by the U.S.
Mr. Schubert returned to Bethlehem Steel in February 1973
as Assistant to the Vice President for Industrial Relations,
but was then nominated by President Nixon to be Under Secretary
of Labor. He served for 21 months.
In April 1975, Mr. Schubert returned to Bethlehem Steel as
Assistant Vice President for Public Affairs. He was elected
Vice President for Public Affairs in December 1976, then President
and Director of the corporation on January 31, 1979. A year
later he was elected Vice Chairman and served in that capacity
until his resignation in June 1982. Mr. Schubert served as
President of the American Red Cross from January 1, 1983 until
May 31, 1989. Mr. Schubert then served as President and Chief
Executive Officer of The Points of Light Foundation from December
1990 until July 1995.
Eastern Nazarene College awarded Mr. Schubert an Honorary
Doctor of Laws degree in June 1975. He served on the College
Board of Trustees for twenty-five years, as the Vice Chairman
of the Board and/or President of the Alumni Association for
much of that time. In June 1983, he received an Honorary Doctor
of Laws degree from Allentown College St. Francis de Sales.
In May 1986, Mr. Schubert received an Honorary Doctor of Humane
Letters from Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio and an
Honorary Doctor of Humanics from Springfield College in Springfield,
Massachusetts. In May 1988 he received an Honorary Doctorate
degree form Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Schubert currently resides in McLean, Virginia with his
wife, Virginia Austin Schubert.