Board of Trustees

Joan Danforth '53

Retired Investment Officer, Citicorp-Citibank

San Francisco, California


Mills College, 1951, Sociology
BA, Stanford University, 1953, Sociology

Professional Work

Retired Investment Officer, Citicorp-Citibank
Portfolio Manager, Dean Witter & Company

Volunteer Activities

Honorary Trustee, Oberlin College
Former Trustee, San Francisco Performances
Former Board Member, A.C.T.
Former Trustee, Oberlin College, 1987–1994
Former Trustee, American Conservatory Theater Foundation
Former Co‐Chair, Steering Committee, New Oberlin Century Campaign
Former Board President and Treasurer, Big Sisters, Inc.
Former Board Member, S.F. Asian Art Museum Foundation
Former Board Member, Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York City
Emeritus Advisory Board Member, American Conservatory Theater
Former Commissioner and Trustee, San Francisco Asian Art Museum Foundation

Mills College Volunteer Activities

Honorary Trustee, Mills College Board of Trustees, 2012–Present
Advisory Council Member, Raise the Curtain Campaign, 2015–Present
Trustee, Mills College Board of Trustees, 1985–1997, 1998–2012 (Board Chair, 1992–1996)
Member, Major Gifts Committee, 2013
Member, Art Museum Advisory Committee, 2012
GSB Network Volunteer, 2012
MCAF Thank You Volunteer, 2012
Member, Mills National Leadership Council, 2002
AAMC Regional Representative
Branch President, New York Mills Club