The AFBS Board of Directors


President & CEO: 


Catherine Clark is President & CEO of the American Friends of the Boston Stump and a member of the Boston Stump Restoration Trust in England.  She took up her position as Head of Development for the Royal School of Church Music in Salisbury, England in April, 2009.  She is immediate past Interim Director of Development for the Jewish Women's Archive, Brookline, Massachusetts and Director of Institutional Advancement of the YWCA Boston (Massachusetts), the former Director of Development at the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Massachusetts, and the capital campaign director for Greenwood Music Camp and the National Centre for Arms Control & Non-Proliferation.


Board members:


Ellis L. Phillips, III, President of the Ellis L. Phillips Foundation, Boston, Massachusetts and Vice President of the Partnership of the Historic Bostons.  Larry’s father, as special assistant to the American Ambassador in London, was the first US official to visit Boston, England, after World War II.


John C. Wood (Viscount Inverlochy).  John is a development consultant and directs development activities in the United States for the American Friends of the Boston Stump.  Previous positions include Director of Marketing and Development for the Greater Waltham Association for Retarded Citizens (GWARC) and Donor Development Manager for the World Society for the Protection of Animals USA, based in Boston, Massachusetts and headquartered in the United Kingdom and has consulted for AmeriCares and Habitat for Humanity International.  He is the future Earl of Falkirk. 


Graham Stewart-Smith is the former Parish Administrator and Churchwarden of St. Botolph’s Church.  He is a member of the Boston Stump Restoration Trust in England.  Mr. Stewart-Smith is a retired British Army officer.


Ryan J. Woods is Director of Education for the New England Historic Genealogical Society and a Trustee of the Partnership of the Historic Bostons.