Boards and Councils

President Obama Appoints Harris to Serve on United States Holocaust Memorial Council

See the White House Press Release announcing President Obama’s intent to appoint Grant Harris to serve as a Member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, which was established by Congress and serves as the governing board of trustees of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Additional background on the Council is available here.

Harris Joins Board of the Africa Finance Corporation

Harris Joins Board of the Africa Finance Corporation

AFC is an international multilateral finance institution with a current balance sheet size of approximately $3.2 billion. AFC was created to catalyze private sector infrastructure investment across Africa and is now the second highest investment grade rated multilateral financial institution on the continent. AFC invests in high quality infrastructure assets, particularly in the power, natural resources, heavy industry, transport, and telecommunications sectors. Visit the AFC website:


Harris Appointed to Global Advisory Council of World Learning Inc.

World Learning Inc. is a nonprofit organization advancing leadership in over 100 countries, with a mission to “empower people and strengthen institutions through education, sustainable development, and exchange programs.” Learn more at:

President Obama Nominates Harris to Serve on Board of Directors of U.S. Institute of Peace

See the White House Press Announcement nominating Grant Harris to serve on the Board of the U.S. Institute of Peace, an “independent, nonpartisan institution established and funded by Congress to increase the nation’s capacity to manage international conflict without violence.”