Colonial Williamsburg Foundation names new trustees
Management consulting executive Joseph Christopher “Chris” Simmons and university representative Y. Ping Sun have been elected to the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation board of trustees.
Simmons, who lives in McLean, is a former managing partner of the Washington, D.C., metro region for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC).
Sun, an attorney and Houston resident, serves as university representative for Rice University and is of counsel at Yetter Coleman LLP.
Simmons and Sun occupy seats vacated by senior trustees Antoinette Cook Bush andPamela P. Flaherty, whose terms ended last year.
Before to his retirement, Simmons served as a member of the PwC U.S. Governing Board from 2009 until 2013, as president of the PwC U.S. Charitable Foundation and as vice president of membership of the Economic Club of Washington, D.C.
Currently, he is a board member and chair of the membership selection committee of the Executive Leadership Council and the advisory board of the Association of Latino Professionals.
Sun specialized in corporate and international transactions for the New York law firm of Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP from 1993 until assuming her current positions in 2004.
Sun is chair of the Houston Mayor’s International Trade and Development Council’s Asia and Australia Sub-council and honorary co-chair of Rice’s Baker Institute Roundtable. She is board member of the Asia Society Texas Center and a trustee of Texas Children’s Hospital and of the United Way of Greater Houston, where she also serves as an executive committee member.