AARP Foundation Board Chair
Libby Sartain, of Bastrop, Texas, MBA is an independent advisor, working with companies on human resource issues. With more than 40 years of experience in human resources, she is also an author and frequent public speaker, using her HR leadership and management experience at companies in technology, transportation and manufacturing. She led human resources at Yahoo! and at Southwest Airlines during transformative periods. Both companies were among Fortune magazine’s “Best Places to Work” during her tenure. She is Chair of the Board of SHRM Foundation, the former board chair of the Society for Human Resource Management and is on the board of ManpowerGroup. She resides in Texas.
Diane D. Miller
Vice Chair, AARP Foundation Board of Directors
Diane D. Miller, of Sacramento, Calif., is President and CEO of Wilcox Miller & Nelson, a human capital consulting firm located in Sacramento, California. Prior to joining her firm, Ms. Miller served as Vice President of Portfolio Management for a national real estate investment company, which at that time was the second largest in the nation.
Ms. Miller is a certified public company director through the Director Certification Program at UCLA’s Anderson School of Business, and holds a current Certificate of Director Professionalism, Board Governance Fellow, and Master designations from the National Association of Corporate Directors. Since 2007, she has been facilitating public, private and nonprofit company board evaluation and governance education programs.
Ms. Miller is a current Board member of the California Chamber of Commerce, the second largest U.S. state Chamber. In 2018, she joined the Board of Paris-based LeaderXXchange, a purpose-driven organization that advises and promotes diversity and sustainability in governance, leadership & investment.
Ms. Miller is a Board member and Chair Emeritus of the California Host Committee, which annually gathers the top 1,000 California industry and government leaders. As well, she is one of the founders and Chair Emeritus of the Northern California Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Ms. Miller served as a Regent for the University of the Pacific from 2007-2016, where she chaired the Audit Committee and served on the Executive Committee. During her tenure, she also served on the University’s Technology, Compensation, Presidential Search, Branding, and Strategy Committees. A director of Umpqua Holdings (a NASDAQ-traded financial services company in Oregon, California, Nevada and Washington) from 2004 to 2013, Ms. Miller served on the Compensation, Audit, and Loan and Investment Committees as the company grew from $1 billion to $12 billion in assets. Ms. Miller also served on the boards of Humboldt Bancorp as well as Merchants Bank of Commerce and CPI International.
A frequent guest speaker on governance and workforce issues, Ms. Miller has been a presenter for such organizations as 2020 Women on Boards, National Association of Corporate Directors Annual Conference, USC Governance Conference, Compensationstandards.com, Society of Corporate Secretaries, Minority Corporate Counsel Association, Young Presidents Organization, the Western Independent Bankers Directors Conference, and PBS’s NewsHour.
Ms. Miller holds an M.B.A. with an emphasis in marketing from Golden Gate University and a B.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of the Pacific. She has taken cybersecurity and computational thinking courses through MIT, RSA, SANS and University of Pennsylvania. She has also completed the Exponential Innovation Program at Singularity University. In 2021, she will attend Harvard University’s “Governing for Nonprofit Excellence.”
Judge Patricia Banks
Member, AARP Foundation Board of Directors