Edwin J. Feulner
Edwin J. Feulner, Jr. is the President of the Heritage Foundation, a standing he has enjoyed for 23 years.
He has held the following positions:
- Mont Pelerin Society, Treasurer, Trustee, senior Vice President and Past President
- Philadelphia Society, past president
- George Mason University, Board of Visitors, Executive Committee
- Intercollegiate Studies Institute, trustee and former chairman
- National Chamber Foundation, board member
- Member, Task Force on the United Nations
- Council for National Policy, trustee and past director
- Acton Institute, trustee
- Regis University, trustee and past director
- International Republican Institute, trustee
- Sequoia National Bank, past director
- Belle Haven Consultants, founder
- Linked to the Public Diplomacy Council
During the transition from the Jimmy Carter Administration to the Ronald Reagan Administration, Feulner served on the Executive Committee of the Presidential Transition. Many of the key initaitives of the Reagan administration emerged from the work and networks developed by the Heritage Foundation. In 1989 President Reagan conferred on Feulner the Presidential Citizens Medal.
Feulner served on the Congressional Commission on International Financial Institutions ("Meltzer Commission" 1999-2000). He was the Vice Chairman of the National Commission on Economic Growth and Tax Reform ("Kemp Commission," 1995-1996), Chairman of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy (1982-91), a Consultant for Domestic Policy to President Reagan, and an adviser to several government departments and agencies.
Professor Edwin J. Feulner, Jr. served on the Council for National Policy (CNP) Board of Governors in 1982 and 1996 and on the CNP Executive Committee in 1988 and 1994. Feulner is President of The Heritage Foundation, "recruited in 1977 by Richard Mellon Scaife, heir of the Mellon fortune, to become Heritage president, a position he holds today."
- Thomas B. Edsall, "Think Tank's Ideas Shifted As Malaysia Ties Grew: Business Interests Overlapped Policy", Washington Post, April 17, 2005; Page A01.
- Zach Coleman and Chaim Estulin, "Houses of scandal: The wave of corruption allegations sweeping through Washington's highest echelons has washed into Hong Kong business", The Standard (Hong Kong), January 28, 2006.