Names obtained from the 2010 Bohemian Grove Attendee List. It should be noted that accuracy cannot be guaranteed and caution should be used in the presumption of any of the following individuals.
Members – 28
Edward C. Friedrichs III – 1968 graduate of the Master of Architecture programat University of Pennsylvania. A San Francisco resident, Ed is President of Gensler Architecture, Design & Planning Worldwide, which was named the AIA Firm of the Year 2000. In the community, he serves on the Large Firm Roundtables for both the AIA and the International Interior Design Association, and on the board of the Los Angeles chapter of the Building Owners and Managers Association. Most recently, Ed accepted the invitation to participate on the Advisory Council of the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley.
W. Patrick Macdowell – President of McDowell Properties. He has been in the real estate investment business for 40 years. Mr. McDowell was a founder and partner of The Fox Group and its successor company Metric Partners, a joint venture with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, from 1971 until 1993. Fox/Metric invested in and managed over $4 billion in real estate assets, comprising in excess of 400 individual properties located in more than 30 states. Asset classes included apartment complexes, industrial parks, office buildings, shopping centers and hotels. During Mr. McDowell’s tenure, Fox had over 1,000 employees in 14 offices. Fox raised over $1.5 billion in equity capital through public securities offerings underwritten by Wall Street firms; and raised and managed over $1 billion in capital for more than 30 public pension plans, including CalPERS and CalSTRS. Mr. McDowell’s public pension fund investment activities solely involved rental multi-family investments. From 1975 until 1986, Mr. McDowell was Executive Vice President of Fox in charge of all acquisition, disposition and financing activities, and from 1986 until 1993, he was Chief Executive Officer. In addition, through McDowell Properties, Mr. McDowell has acquired $800MM of apartment properties since November of 2005 and invested selectively in real estate partnership interests and tender offers on public real estate securities.<br/><br/>Mr. McDowell has served on the Advisory Committee on Troubled Projects for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and as Vice Chairman of the National Multi Housing Council. He is on the Advisory Board of the Fisher Center for Real Estate at the University of California, Berkeley, a member of the Urban Land Institute, Lambda Alpha International, National Multi-Housing Council and an Advisory Board member of The Marcus and Millichap Company.<br/><br/>Mr. McDowell has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA in Real Estate from the Graduate School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Source.
R. Duncan Beardsley – Marketing Consultant and Director of Generosity in Action
Duncan has spent over thirty-five years in travel industry sales, marketing and senior management capacities. His first ten years were with Young and Rubicam, Inc. Advertising during which time he handled the advertising for P&O Lines. He joined that company which soon acquired Princess Cruises which was a prime player in the growing cruise industry.
In the mid-seventies he one of the first employees at Royal Cruise Line which initiated the marriage of a 747 and a the 450 passenger Golden Odyssey. During fifteen years at Royal Cruise line he served as Marketing Director and later Executive Vice President. In 1990 he served as President of Seabourn Cruise Line, one of the industry’s highest rated products.
For thirteen years Duncan has been involved with educational travel serving as Director of the Travel/Study program for the Stanford Alumni Association for ten years and recently managing Generosity in Action, a foundation structured to support travelers’ philanthropy. The Stanford Alumni program, the largest and most highly respected educational travel program in the world, offers over 70 programs per year generating over $22 million sales. The success coming from involving knowledgeable faculty with specially designed itineraries.
Generosity in Action was created out of the enthusiasm of travelers to “give back” to villages and people in countries they visit and the need for a structure to allow donations to be tax deductible. Since his retirement from Stanford, Duncan has expanded Generosity in Action for other travel marketers, serves on the Board of Philanthropic Ventures Foundation and assists travel operators in marketing their products. Source.
William H. Davidow – A Silicon Valley engineer, marketing executive, author and venture capitalist. Davidow served as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Intel Corporation in the 1980s, and was part of an early group of Silicon Valley venture capitalists. While at Intel he became senior vice president of marketing and sales, and conceived “Operation Crush,” which established the 8086 architecture as the industry standard. Prior to Intel Corp., Bill worked in various managerial positions at Hewlett Packard and General Electric. His firm, Mohr Davidow Ventures, where he is Partner Emeritus, invests in information technology, life sciences and Cleantech seed and early stage startups. MDV consists of General Partners, Venture Partners, Investment Professionals, a venture development team, and Davidow’s co conspirator Partner Emeritus Nancy Schoendorf. Davidow lives in Woodside, California. Bill earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Dartmouth College, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from both Dartmouth College and the California Institute of Technology, and a doctorate in electrical engineering from Stanford University. His community involvement extends to serving on the boards of California Institute of Technology, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. He also sits on the Foundation Board of UCSF Medical Center.
M. Vance Dawkins Jr. – Deceased September 13, 2011. Captain M. Vance Dawkins, Jr.,91, of Dunwoody, GA was born in Wadesboro, North Carolina on April 15, 1920. He graduated from Wake Forest University, earned a Masters degree from George Washington University, attended the General Line School in Monterey, CA, the Naval War College in Newport, RI, and the Industrial College of the Armed forces in Washington D.C. He was designated a Naval Aviator upon completion of flight training in 1942 and attached to Patrol Squadron Eighty-Three during WWII. During this tour he was credited with sinking two German submarines. Captain Dawkins was assigned to the USS Randolph were he served as Air Operation Officer, Operations Officer and Air Officer. In 1961 he reported aboard the attack carrier Saratoga (CVA-60) as Executive Officer. Following this assignment he served two years as Chief of the Operations Division, Defense Atomic Support Agency. He has also served on the Staffs of the Commander in Chief, U. S. Atlantic Fleet, the of Chief of Naval Operations, and the Commander in Chief, U.S. Naval Forces Europe. In 1965 Captain Dawkins assumed the tri-command as Commanding Officer, U.S. Naval Station, Commander Fleet Air Bermuda, and Commander Bermuda Anti-Submarine Warfare Sector. Two years later he assumed command of Naval Air Station Alameda, where he was personally commended by Vice President Humphrey for organizing the “most outstanding Youth Opportunity Program of its kind in the Federal Government”. His last assignment was as Commander Fleet Air Alameda. He retired in 1972 and joined Unitron International, based in Atlanta, as vice president. He was a long-time member of the Bohemian Club of San Francisco. His awards include: The Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal and The Brazilian Order of the Southern Cross. Source.
James DeSorrento – A Director of eSoft since November, 2000.He currently serves as the chairman of the board and CEO of Triax Telecommunications Company, LLC and has built the company to over 540,000 subscribers, won 48 new franchises and completed 60 acquisitions. With over 30 years experience in the cable television industry, he has served as chairman of the Cable Telecommunications Association (CATA) Board of Directors and as a member of the Cable TV Pioneers, the Entrepreneurs Group and the Coalition of Mid-Sized Cable Operators, which is actively involved in lobbying Congress and the FCC on regulatory issues.Prior to founding Triax, DeSorrento held senior management positions at U.S. Cable Corporation, Daniels & Associates, U.S. Computer Systems (CableData) and Viacom International Inc. Source.
Robert A. Freeman– Managing Partner, Robeco-Sage Capital Management, LLC Former Partner and Chief Financial Officer, Goldman Sachs & Co. Robert A. Friedman is a retired partner of The Goldman Sachs Group, L.P. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1968 and was a general partner and member of the Management Committee of the firm. He served as the CFO of the firm and as partner-in-charge of the Goldman Sachs Assest Management Group. After retiring from Goldman Sachs, he was a founding principal of Sage Capital Management Corp., an investment management firm that provides investment management services to high net worth individuals and institutions. He is also a founding principal of Harmony Capital Management. He is a CPA. Mr. Friedman has served as a member of the Board and member of the Investment Committee of Colby College; a Trustee of the Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America; a member of the Board of Directors of the Physicians Hospital Organization, an advisor to the Finance and Investment Committees and Co-Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Hospital for Special Surgery; a member of the Tufts University Medical School Board of OVerseers; and an advisor to Asset Management Advisors. He served for many years as a trustee of the Baruch College Fund where he remains an Honorary Trustee. Mr. Friedman is also the found of the “Myself Third” Scholarship Fund in honor of rescue workers of 9-11, which has provided scholarships to worthy recipients annually since 2002. He graduated in 1962 from CCNY with a degree in Electrical Enginerring and in 1967 with an MBA from Baruch College. He also has an MA in American Studies from Columbia University in 2000. Source.
Jay H. Friedrichs – General Partner of Cypress Growth Fund in Menlo Park. He has been involved in financing and building small enterprises for more than thirty years. Village Enterprise provided Jay with an opportunity to rekindle his international interests and apply his financial experience to encourage entrepreneurship globally. Jay received his undergraduate degree as well as his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Source.
Roger Glenn – Recognized as one of the master flute and vibraphone players of the world. Source.
James P. Giovannoni – Professor Adjunct at Cornell University; Concentration on Plant Molecular Biology and Genomics.
Roger Glenn – Listed twice on the copy of the original 2010 Bohemian Grove Attendee List. Unsure if this is typo or intentional.
John Gullet M.D. – Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine.
Conrad Janis – Jazz Musician, Trombonist.
William H. Lathrop – Deceased December 5th, 2010. Naval Veteran and member of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Thomas J. MacBride Jr. – Lawyer in San Francisco, Ca.
Emmett W. MacCorkle – Director of Emmett W. MacCorkle, Inc., Insurance Services.
As a result of their efforts since 1968, the MacCorkles have sustained and enhanced the Cornell Alumni Association of Northern California and created a strong, meaningful network of Cornellians in California, including the highly successful Cornell Silicon Valley Initiative. Scores of Cornellians have benefited from their mentoring, and they have encouraged and advised students and young alumni seeking Cornell degrees and career opportunities in the Bay Area. Emmett (Mac) MacCorkle currently is serving his fifth term as a member of the Cornell University Council. He has held numerous leadership positions in the Cornell Alumni Association of Northern California and, together with his wife, has co-chaired the Major Gifts Committee for the 20th, 25th and 30th reunion campaigns for the Class of ’64. Carol MacCorkle was a founding member of the President’s Council of Cornell Women and served as its chair from 1993 to 1995. She served on the Cornell Board of Trustees from 1995 to 2003 and was chair of the Trustee Subcommittee on Alumni Affairs and vice chair of the Trustee Committee on Alumni Affairs and Development. She presently is An emerita trustee and a presidential councillor.
James A. MacGeorge – President of Bbe Services. Unconfirmed.
Brooks T. Mancini – Officer for three companies, B. T. Mancini Co., Inc., Brookman Co and Mancini Properties, Inc., floor laying contracting companies and Real Estate Operator/Developer. Located Milpitas, Ca.
Arthur D. Mason – Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology, U.C. Berkeley. Extended Professional Biography.
Stephen T. B. Miller – President and CEO of French Camp Vineyard. Santa Barbara, Ca. Source.
Thomas Arthur Nixon – Author and Online Writer with a Master’s in Linguistics at the University of California, Fresno. Unconfirmed.
Terry O’Reilley – Terry O’Reilly founded his own plaintiff trial law firm 22 years ago after practicing with the renowned Bruce Walkup for 17 years. Today, he is one of the most distinguished and successful trial lawyers in the United States, not only in the number and magnitude of cases won, but also in the number of impressive awards his peers have bestowed on him. In 2003, other trial lawyers named him California Trial Lawyer of the Year, the highest honor given in this state. In 1997 he was elected to the Inner Circle of Advocates, the top 100 trial lawyers in the United States. Extended Biography.
Ralph S. Osterling – IRR Founder, Chairman of the Board and Secretary of Integrated Resource Recovery, Inc. Mr. Osterling has been a community leader and environmentalist for over 30 years including as the principal of a leading environmental consulting company serving clients such as: Browning Ferris Industries, David Packard, Pebble Beach Company, Trust for Public Lands, Kiewit Construction, and Robert Trent Jones Golf Design. He holds a BS in Forest Management; Oregon State University; Master’s graduate studies in soils and horticulture at California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, California, is a Registered Professional Forester, Certified Professional Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Specialist and Certified Forest Stewardship Lead Professional. He is an expert witness in land management and tree issues, and is qualified in Federal Court jurisdictions as a fuel management expert.
Kenneth W. Rendell – President of Kenneth W. Rendell, Inc., Kenneth E. Rendell Gallery and the Museum of World War II. Expert in historical letters, manuscripts and documents.
Ronald A. Sfarzo – Arranger, Composer, Keyboardist and retired police officer from Menlo Park, Ca.
James W. Slusser – Unconfirmed.
Robert L. Spence – Unconfirmed.
Edward D. Thirkell – Selected to Northern California Super Lawyers. San Mateo, Ca.