Our Directors

Co-Founders

Mstislav Rostropovich
Galina Vishnevskaya

President

Elena Rostropovich

Board of Directors

Thomas R. Pickering
Chairman  

Donald Baker, PhD
John Beyrle
James H. Billington
Anna Duroc-Danner
Monique Duroc-Danner
Harold M. Koenig, M.D.
Dominique Limet
Adel A. Mahmoud, M.D.
Catherine Mannick
Nasser Massoud
Helene Mercier
Richard Miles
Stanley Plotkin, M.D.
Armen Popov
Leonard L. Silverstein
Yuri Ushakov
Russ Zajtchuk, M. D.
Philip C. Wilcox, Jr.

Honorary Advisory Board

President & Mrs. Jimmy Carter
Teresa Heinz
Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain
His Royal Highness, Charles, Prince of Wales
Her Royal Highness Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark
Maestro Seiji Ozawa

RVF Officers and Staff

Elena Rostropovich – President
Thomas R. Pickering – Chairman
Leonard L. Silverstein – Treasurer
William P. Amoss – Executive Director
Raoul L. Wientzen, M.D. – Medical Director
Merle Nilk – Finance Director
Veronica Razuvaeva – Administrator
Kiija Manty Miller, MPH – Project Officer