John H. Adams

Co-Founder at Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

John H. Adams

John H. Adams

Co-Founder at Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

Biography

Founder of Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., John H. Adams is on the board of Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. and Blu Homes, Inc. and Chairman of Open Space Institute, Inc. In his past career Mr. Adams held the position of Assistant Attorney at The Southern District of New York. Mr. Adams received an undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and a graduate degree from Duke University School of Law.

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Career Highlights

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

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1450

Number of Boards

9

Birthday

1936

Age

84

Number of Awards

3

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Founder at Woods Hole Research Center

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Founder at World Resources Institute, Inc.

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Head of the Investment Committee at Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

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Co-Founder at New York League of Conservation Voters

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Trustee & Consultant at Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

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Professional at Jornada Basin Long Term Ecological Research

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Founder at Center for American Progress

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Co-Founder at Blu Homes, Inc.

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Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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Principal at Corridor Partners LLC

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Education
B.A. in History

Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university located in East Lansing, Michigan, United States and is the first land-grant institution that was created to serve as a model for future land-grant colleges in the country under the 1862 Morrill Act. Michigan State has been labeled one of the "Public Ivies," a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League. Following the introduction of the Morrill Act, the college became coeducational and expanded its curriculum beyond agriculture. Today, MSU is the ninth-largest university in the United States, with 47,800 students and 2,954 faculty members.

J.D.

Duke University School of Law (also known as Duke Law School or Duke Law) is the law school and a constituent academic unit of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States. One of Duke's 10 schools and colleges, the School of Law began as the Trinity College School of Law in 1868.

L.L.B.

Duke University is an academic university that offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. It also has publications and research services. The university was founded in 1838 and is headquartered in Durham, NC.

Memberships
Co-Founder
Current

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. provides environmental protection services. It provides solutions to environmental threats such as acid rain, dying rivers, over-logged forests, and ozone depletion. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Career History
Co-Founder
1970 - Current

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. provides environmental protection services. It provides solutions to environmental threats such as acid rain, dying rivers, over-logged forests, and ozone depletion. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Assistant Attorney
Prior
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$250 - $499
2015

Riverkeeper is a member-supported watchdog organization dedicated to defending the Hudson River and its tributaries and protecting the drinking water supply of nine million New York City and Hudson Valley Residents.

$1,000 +
2011

Riverkeeper is a member-supported watchdog organization dedicated to defending the Hudson River and its tributaries and protecting the drinking water supply of nine million New York City and Hudson Valley Residents.

$500 +
2008

Riverkeeper is a member-supported watchdog organization dedicated to defending the Hudson River and its tributaries and protecting the drinking water supply of nine million New York City and Hudson Valley Residents.

Political Donations
$250
2014

Former Member, Board of Directors at RESULTS, Inc.

$1,000
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$1,000
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

Awards & Honors
2011
Government of the United States of America - Presidential Medal of Freedom
2010
Government of the United States of America - Presidential Medal of Freedom
Duke University
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