Ann Phillips

National Committee on American Foreign Policy; Former Carnegie Council Trustee


Ann Phillips was a Fulbright Scholar in History of Art in Rome, Italy. She wrote art criticism and for many years had her own business, ""Ann Phillips Antiques,"" in which she specialized in the political and social history of America and England. Currently she is vice president and NGO representative to the UN of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, trustee and executive committee member of the International Peace Academy; a member of the board of advisors of the ""College Media Initiative of the U.N. Project at the World Policy Institute of New School University”; and for many years served on the advisory board of the Overseas Development Council.

She has served on the President's Council, Asia Society; and chaired the International Programs, Save the Children. Her extensive involvement in civic and political affairs has led to several appointments by NYC mayors, including the Advisory Board to the New York City Borough Historian and the Advisory Board of NYC Municipal Archives (chair). As president of the New York Archival Society, she was curator of a major exhibition of New York City History, which hangs permanently in the Surrogates' Court Building.