Board of Directors: Caroline M. Bianco
Caroline M. Blanco is the Assistant General Counsel for the Environment at the National Science Foundation, where she provides advice on the environmental and cultural resources laws that are implicated by the Foundation's mission in promoting cutting edge science. Prior to assuming her current position, she served as a trial attorney in the Natural Resources Section of the Environment and National Resources Division of the United States Department of Justice where, from 1991 until 2007, she specialized in heritage resources law and, in particular, historic shipwreck litigation. Ms. Blanco, twice a recipient of the Attorney General's Award for Distinguished Service, frequently lectures in the field of heritage resources law at law schools and government training seminars throughout the country. In addition, Ms. Blanco serves on the faculty of American University's Washington College of Law as a Professorial Lecturer on cultural property law. Prior to her government service, Ms. Blanco was a litigation associate at the law firm of McCutchen Doyle Brown & Enersen, San Jose, California.