Council of the National Academy of Engineering

The Council is the governing board of the National Academy of Engineering. It is comprised of six officers (chair, president, vice president, home secretary, international secretary, and treasurer) and twelve members (councillors) elected by the Academy membership.

During intervals between meetings of the members, The Council is responsible for the general policies and programs of the Academy and for the control of all funds administered by the Academy.

(Term ends June 30 of year indicated in parentheses)


  • Donald C. Winter
    74th Secretary of the Navy
    Former Professor of Practice, University of Michigan
  • John L. Anderson
    President John L. Anderson (2025)
    , National Academy of Engineering
  • Wesley L. Harris
    Vice President Wesley L. Harris (2026)
    Charles Stark Draper Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Carol K. Hall
    Home Secretary Carol K. Hall (2024)
    Worley H. Clark, Jr. Distinguished University Professor in Engineering
    , North Carolina State University
  • Nadine Aubry
    International Secretary Nadine Aubry (2027)
    , Tufts University
  • Roger L. McCarthy
    Treasurer Roger L. McCarthy (2025)
    , McCarthy Engineering
  • Alton D. Romig, Jr.
    Executive Officer Alton D. Romig, Jr.
    Executive Officer
    , National Academy of Engineering
  • Anjan Bose
    Regents Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    , Washington State University
  • Dianne Chong
    Retired Vice President of Materials, Manufacturing Structure & Support
    , Boeing Research and Technology
  • Fiona M. Doyle
    Donald H. McLaughlin Professor Emerita and Distinguished Professor Emerita of Materials Science and Engineering
    , University of California, Berkeley
  • James O. Ellis, Jr.
    U.S. Navy (Retired)
    Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
  • Susan L. Graham
    Pehong Chen Distinguished Professor Emerita
    , University of California, Berkeley
  • Geraldine Knatz
    Retired Executive Director
    , Port of Los Angeles
    Professor of Practice, Schools of Engineering and Public Policy, University of Southern California
  • Edward D. Lazowska
    Professor and Bill & Melinda Gates Chair Emeritus, Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering
    , University of Washington
  • Robin K. McGuire
    Senior Principal
    , Lettis Consultants International, Inc.
  • Cherry A. Murray
    Professor of Physics and Director of the Biosphere2 Institute
    , University of Arizona at Tucson
  • Elsa Reichmanis
    Professor and Carl Robert Anderson Chair in Chemical Engineering
    , Lehigh University
  • Howard B. Rosen
    Managing Director
    , BonVelo Ventures
    Lecturer, Stanford University
  • José G. Santiesteban
    Retired Strategy Manager
    , ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
  • Marcia McNutt
    Ex-Officio Marcia McNutt (2026)
    , National Academy of Sciences