Vicki Sant is the co-founder and President of The Summit Foundation and The Summit Fund of Washington. The Summit Foundation provides support for international adolescent leadership training, reproductive health initiatives, and the conservation of the Mesoamerican Reef ecosystem. Further, the Summit Fund of Washington focuses its efforts on improving the health and sustainability of the Anacostia River and preventing teen pregnancy in the District of Columbia.
Mrs. Sant is President of the National Gallery of Art. She is a member of the Board of The Phillips Collection, Vital Voices Global Partnership, The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE), The Brookings Institution, The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and Kakenya Center for Excellence. She is a Chair of the Stanford in Washington Council and also serves on the World Wildlife Fund National Council, the National Geographic Council of Advisors, The Woods Institute for the Environment Advisory Council, the International Council of MoMA – Museum of Modern Art and is a member of ArtTable. Mrs. Sant completed her term on the Stanford University Board of Trustees in 2007. She has been a board member of Population Action International from 1979 to 2008 and is an Emeritus member of The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region.
She received a Bachelor’s degree in History and did graduate work in Speech Pathology and Audiology, both from Stanford University. She lives with her husband, Roger W. Sant, in Washington, DC.