Board of Directors

Our committed board of directors is an active and independent body that provides oversight to operations and staff.



Patricia “Pat” F. RussoPatricia “Pat” F. Russo

Board Chairman

Former Chief Executive Officer, Alcatel-Lucent
Director: Alcoa, Inc.; General Motors Company;
Hewlett-Packard Company; KKR Management LLC;
Merck & Co., Inc.

Patricia “Pat” Russo was elected chairman of The Partnership at effective February 1, 2010. She is the fourth person to serve in the leadership role of this research-based, national nonprofit organization following Herb Baum (1986-1989), James E. Burke (1989-2002) and Roy J. Bostock (2002-2010).

As Chairman, Ms. Russo leads the organization’s dynamic board of directors in its mission to help parents prevent, intervene in and find treatment for drug and alcohol use by their children. She plays a vital role in outreach to the corporate and philanthropic communities, participates in briefings with major stakeholders and actively supports educational and outreach efforts with Congress and federal agencies working on drug, alcohol and addiction issues. Together with The Partnership at executive team and board, she participates in setting strategic objectives and metrics for the organization.

Read Pat Russo’s full bio (PDF)


  • Mr. Allen Rosenshine

    Board Vice Chairman

    Executive Creative Director
    The Partnership at

    Chairman Emeritus
    BBDO Worldwide Inc



  • Mr. Stephen J. Pasierb

    Board President

    President & CEO
    The Partnership at




  • Mr. Craig D. Brown

    Board Secretary/Treasurer

    President & CEO
    Keelers Ridge Associates



  • Mr. Paul Bascobert

    Bloomberg BusinessWeek

    COO, Bloomberg Media Group

  • Mr. Bryan R. Beller

    Managing Director



  • Mr. Timothy J. Brosnan

    Executive Vice President, Business

    Major League Baseball


  • Ms. Vicki Cohen

    Executive Vice President

    Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc.


  • Ms. Nancy Hill

    President & CEO

    American Association of
    American Advertising Agencies

  • Mr. Alan L. Hoffman

    Senior Vice President
    Global Public Policy and Government Affairs


  • Ms. Sydney K. Hunsdale

    Former CFO, EMEA



  • David A. Katz, Esq.


    Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz


  • Ms. Kathleen Keefe

    Vice President, Sales

    Hearst Television, Inc.


  • Mr. Bill Koenigsberg

    President, CEO & Founder

    Horizon Media, Inc.


  • Mr. Phillip Kwun

    Managing Director & CFO

    Sonenshine Partners


  • Mr. Robert Liodice

    President and CEO

    Association of National
    Advertisers, Inc.


  • Ibra Morales



  • Mitchell S. Rosenthal, MD


    Phoenix House

  • Mr. R. Lee Shaw

    Chief Executive Officer

    Shaw Asset Management


  • Mr. Mark Tatum

    Executive Vice President,
    Global Marketing Partnerships

    National Basketball Association

  • Mr. Carter Weiss

    Managing Partner

    Silas Capital

Chairman Emeritus

  • Mr. Roy J. Bostock

    Vice Chairman
    Delta Air Lines, Inc.
    Sea Ledge Investments, LLC

  • Directors In Memoriam

    • Mr. Daniel B. Burke


      President & CEO

      Capital Cities/ABC, Inc.

    • Mr. James E. Burke


      Chairman Emeritus
      The Partnership at

      Chairman Emeritus
      Johnson & Johnson

    Science Advisory Board Representative

    • Herbert D. Kleber, MD

      Professor of Psychiatry
      Director, Division on
      Substance Abuse

      Columbia University/NYSPI


    • Mr. David S. Versfelt


      K&L Gates LLP