Board

Sarah BrooksVice Chair

Sarah Brooks is a design leader, writer and educator. She currently serves as Design Executive and IBM Distinguished Designer in IBM's Digital Business Group. She is on the National Board of Directors for AIGA, the oldest and largest design organization in the U.S. Her design practice is focused on systems change at scale, toward regenerative futures.

Tom ChiBOARD CHAIR

Tom has pioneered and practiced a unique approach to rapid prototyping, visioning, and leadership that can jumpstart innovative new ideas as well as move large organizations at unprecedented speeds. He served as head of product experience at Google X developing tech such as Google Glass and the self-driving car.

George Orbelian

George Orbelian is a Principal in Orbelian Holdings, L.P., a San Francisco-based real estate company, co-founder of Ojingo Labs, Inc., a company creating social / mobile / web technology, appointed to the San Francisco Mayor's Ocean Beach Task Force, served as a member of the Board of the Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association, is an advisor to San Francisco State University School of International Business and works closely with San Francisco Department of Building Inspection’s Community Action Plan for Seismic Safety (CAPPS) and Earthquake Safety Implementation Program (ESIP) programs.

Allegra Fuller SnyderMember Emerita

Allegra Fuller Snyder, Founder, and first President, now Board member emeritus of the Buckminster Fuller Institute, Allegra Fuller Snyder, is Bucky’s only living child. She is also Professor Emerita of Dance and Dance Ethnology, UCLA; 1992 American Dance Guild Honoree of the Year; former Chair of the Department of Dance; and founding Coordinator of the World Arts and Cultures Program.