THE KOREA SOCIETY

is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) organization with individual and corporate members that is dedicated solely to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding, and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea.

Board of Directors

  • Board of Directors

 


Thomas C. Hubbard
Senior Director
McLarty Associates
Chairman

Thomas C. Hubbard is Chairman of The Korea Society and senior director at McLarty Associates, where he specializes in Asian affairs. A career foreign-service officer for nearly forty years, he served as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea from 2001 to 2004 and Ambassador to the Philippines from 1996 to 2000. He served seven years in Japan and was deputy chief of mission and acting ambassador in Malaysia. He held key Washington postings, including assistant secretary for East Asian and Pacific affairs. Ambassador Hubbard was a principal negotiator of the 1994 Agreed Framework aimed at ending North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, headed the first senior-level U.S. government delegation to North Korea, and was President Clinton’s envoy to promote human rights and democracy in Burma. Ambassador Hubbard sits on numerous advisory boards. He received his BA in political science from the University of Alabama and has been awarded honorary doctorates by the University of Maryland and the University of Alabama.

 

Thomas J. Byrne
President

 

Chong-Yun Park
Treasurer

 

Hae-Young Kim
Partner
Ernst & Young LLP
Corporate Secretary

 


 

 

 

Carter Booth
Consultant

 

 

Nicholas Bratt
Managing Director
Lazard Asset Management LLC

 

 

Seokmin Chang
President
Korea International Trade Association New York Branch

 

 

Y.S. Chi
Director of Corporate Affairs and Chairman of Elsevier
RELX Group

 

 

William Cho
President and CEO
LG Electronics USA

 

 

Young H.T. Cho
President
Anthrop-J Investment Group, LLC

 

 

Greg Choi
Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

 

 

Young Yang Chung
Director
The Chung Young Yang
Embroidery Museum

 

 

Young Hoon Eom
President
Samsung Electronics
North America

 

 

Stanley Gale
Chairman & CEO
Gale International

 

 

Mark Gaston
President
Gaston Capital
Management Inc. 

 

 

Susan Greenwell
 SVP and Head of
International Government Relations
MetLife

 

 

Ji Hoon Hong
Partner
White & Case LLP

 

 

Thomas C. Hubbard
Senior Director
McLarty Associates

 

 

Song K. Jung
Partner
Dentons US LLC

 

 

Chul Hwan Kim
Vice President
Hyundai Motor Company
Washington Office

 

 

Hae-Young Kim
Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

 

 

Jinwon Kim
President
SK USA, Inc.

 

 

Mee Kim
Chairwoman
The Kim Koo Foundation

 

 

Wonki Kim
President
POSCO America Corp. 

 

 

Yung Duk Kim
Chairperson
The Global Society of Korea
and America

 

 

William (Bill) Mills
Vice Chairman & CEO
North America

Citi

 

 

Sang H. Pak
Partner
KPMG LLP

 

 

Chong-Yun Park
Senior Advisor
Ernst & Young Han Young

 

 

William R. Rhodes
President
William R. Rhodes Global Advisors, LLC

 

 

General (Ret) Walter "Skip" Sharp
President
Sharp Advice, LLC

 

 

 

Kathleen Stephens
Former U.S. Ambassador to the ROK
Stanford University

 

 

Gene Yoon
Chairman & CEO
FILA Global and Acushnet