External Member of the Board Audit Committee; Director of the Office of Stakeholder Accountability & Senior Advisor to the President, Save the Children
Dick Staufenberger currently serves on several local and national non-profit boards concerned with social justice, children in need and the environment. Dick was a full-time volunteer with Save the Children for 20 years where he was Director, Office of Stakeholder Accountability and Senior Advisor to the President. Since April of 1996, he has helped the organization redesign its U.S. programs, served for three different extended periods as the Acting CFO, and filled in when the Chief Operating Officer position was vacant. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Institute for Higher Education Policy and Clothes Helping Kids.
In 1994, Dick retired from the Corporation for National and Community Service where he was the Acting CFO. Prior to assuming that position, he was the Deputy Director for the Commission on National and Community Service. From 1983 to 1992, he held various senior positions in the Department of Labor. He was Assistant to the Inspector General of the Department of Agriculture from 1978 to 1981.
Dick has taught at three universities, focusing on public administration, public policy, and criminal justice administration. He received his Ph.D. degree in 1970 from the University of Maryland. Dick has published two college texts and has written numerous articles for professional journals. In 1988, Mr. Staufenberger was one of six senior federal executives chosen as charter members in the Senior Executive Service fellowship program. In 1990, he received the Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Service.