Kay Coles James

President at Heritage Foundation

Kay Coles James

Kay Coles James

President at Heritage Foundation

Overview
Career Highlights

Heritage Foundation
Jeb Bush's Primary Campaign for President of the United States, 2016
The Gloucester Institute

RelSci Relationships

1370

Primary Location

City of Fairfax, VA

Number of Boards

17

Birthday

1950

Age

71

Number of Awards

1

Relationships
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Former Vice Chairman at Heritage Foundation

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Founder at Heritage Foundation

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Founder at Brian Tracy International Inc.

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Greater Lansing Foundation

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Vice Chairman at Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc.

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Greater Lansing Foundation

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Greater Lansing Foundation

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President & Treasurer at Harry and Louise Brown Foundation

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Former Executive Vice President at Heritage Foundation

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Former Secretary of the Navy at U.S. Department of Defense

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Kay Coles James
President at Heritage Foundation
Family Members
Spouse
Director of Departmental Office of Civil Rights, Office of the Secretary at United States Department of Transportation

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT or DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the U.S. government concerned with transportation. It was established by an act of Congress on October 15, 1966, and began operation on April 1, 1967. It is governed by the United States Secretary of Transportation. Its mission is to "Serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible, and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future."

Education
Graduate

Rich in history, steeped in tradition, Hampton University is a dynamic, progressive institution of higher education, providing a broad range of technical, liberal arts, and graduate degree programs. In addition to being one of the top historically black universities in the world, Hampton University is a tightly-knit community of learners and educators, representing 49 states and 35 territories and nations. Hampton University is nestled along the banks of the Virginia Peninsula, near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. The surrounding city of Hampton features a wide array of business and industrial enterprises, retail and residential areas, historical sites, and miles of waterfront and beaches. Attractions such as Fort Monroe, NASA Langley Research Center, and the Virginia Air and Space Center add to the splendor – and just plain fun – of the HU campus

Career History
President
2005 - Current

The Heritage Foundation provides research and educational services. Its mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense. The company was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Founder
2006 - Prior

The Gloucester Institute provides an intellectually safe environment where ideas can be discussed and transformed into practical solutions. It offers peaceful place to restore and refresh leaders and to train and nurture emerging leaders. The company was founded by Kay Coles James Charles E. James, Sr. and is headquartered in Gloucester, VA.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior

Amerigroup Corp. provides health care coverage to people eligible for medicaid and children insurance program benefits. The company was founded by Jeffrey L. McWaters and is headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Young Life provides activities and support services. It is a christian ministry that reaches out to adolescents through volunteers, staff, club meetings, and camps. The company was founded on October 16, 1941 and is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Focus on the Family, Inc. provides religious services. It provides parents with tools and information to navigate the often rough waters encountered while raising a family. The organization also reaches out to children, teens, young adults and seniors with age-and-stage-appropriate resources based on sound psychological and biblical principles. The company was founded by James C. Dobson on March 26, 1977 and is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO.

Director
2001 - 2005

The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is an independent agency of the United States government that manages the civil service of the federal government. OPM was originally founded as the United States Civil Service Commission by the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act of 1883. The commission was abolished and replaced by OPM on January 1, 1979 following the passage of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 and Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1978 (43 F.R. 36037, 92 Stat. 3783). In 1996 the investigation branch of the OPM was privatized, and USIS was formed.[2]

Political Donations
$2,500
2012

Former Governor at Virginia Office of the Governor, George Allen

$1,000
2006

Former Governor at Virginia Office of the Governor, George Allen

$500
2000

Former Senator at Virginia State Senate

Awards & Honors
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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