Elected 1980; Life Trustee 2003
Ms. Ballantine is a lawyer with EBA Associates in Washington, D.C., and an Adjunct Professor of Russian history at The George Washington University. Earlier she specialized in international trade as Special Counsel at the law firm of Dickstein, Shapiro, Morin, and Oshinsky in Washington, D.C. She has also served as staff attorney at the Central Intelligence Agency and as a staff writer at The Des Moines Register and The Durango (Colorado) Herald. She holds a J.D. from American University and a B.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University. She is a member of the Planned Parenthood of Greater Iowa Council of Advisors and a Trustee of the Gardner and Florence Call Cowles Foundation. Ms. Ballantine is Director of McClatchy Newspapers Inc. in Sacramento, California, and a Trustee of the National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C.