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Courtney Clark Pastrick

Board Chair of the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation
Bethesda, MD

Courtney Clark Pastrick was elected to the Vanderbilt Board of Trust in 2010. She earned her Juris Doctor in 1980 from the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. She earned her B.A. from Duke University in 1977.

Ms. Pastrick is the Board Chair of the A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation, a private family foundation funded by the Clark Family.

A member of the District of Columbia and Maryland Bar Association, Ms. Pastrick has served as Deputy Legal Counsel to the House Agriculture Committee of the United States House of Representatives from 1985-1986. She served as an attorney with the law firm of Shapiro & Olander of Baltimore, Maryland from 1982-1984 and was a Judicial Clerk for Judge Charles R. Richey in the United States District Court, Washington, D.C. from 1980-1982.

Ms. Pastrick has been active in the D.C. non-profit community serving in leadership roles with numerous education and community service organizations. Currently, she serves on the Board of Trustees for DC-CAP (a college access program for public and charter school students in the District of Columbia) and Sibley Memorial Hospital Foundation in addition to Vanderbilt University.

Ms. Pastrick resides in Chevy Chase, Maryland with her husband, R. Scott Pastrick, President and CEO of Prime Policy Group, a WPP Worldwide company. They are the parents of three Vanderbilt Alumni: daughters Carter (Peabody '09), and Cameron (Peabody '10), and son Clark (Peabody '14).

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