Bobbie Greene Kilberg
Northern Virginia Technology Council
Bobbie Kilberg was named President of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) in September 1998. As President, Mrs. Kilberg manages the largest technology council in the nation with about 1,500 member companies employing 170,000 people. In December 2001, she was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as a member of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).
Bobbie Kilberg graduated from Yale University Law School in 1969 after earning a Masters Degree in Political Science from Columbia University and a Bachelors Degree from Vassar College. In 1969, she was named a White House Fellow and served first on the staff of the Domestic Policy Council in the Nixon White House and then as a Staff Assistant to the President. From 1971 to 1973, Mrs. Kilberg was an attorney with the Washington law firm of Arnold & Porter. In 1973, she became Vice President for Academic Affairs at Mount Vernon College, a role that included responsibility for strategic direction and institutional management.
Bobbie Kilberg returned to the White House from 1975 through 1976 under President Ford as Associate Counsel to the President, where she focused on a variety of legal matters, including international trade, civil rights, and the arts. In 1978, she joined the Aspen Institute, where she directed a project on the future of private philanthropy. In 1982, she became Vice President and General Counsel of the Roosevelt Center for American Policy Studies. Among her projects at the Center was management of a high tech working group that studied the use of information technology in political campaigns.
From 1989 to 1992, Bobbie Kilberg served President Bush in the White House as Deputy Assistant to the President for Public Liaison. In this post, she directed communications and policy relations between the White House and all interest groups in the country, with a special emphasis on the business community. For the last months of 1992, she became Director of the President's Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, where she managed White House communications and policy relations with state and local elected officials, including governors, attorneys general, state legislators, county officials and mayors. In October 1998, Mrs. Kilberg was appointed by the Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates to serve on the Citizens' Advisory Committee on Legislative Compensation and since 2000 she has served on the Joint Judicial Advisory Committee of the Virginia General Assembly for the merit selection of judges. She also serves on the Attorney General of Virginia's Identity Theft Task Force, the Executive Board of Advisors for George Mason University's School of Law Tech Center and George Mason's School of IT & Engineering Advisory Board. She is a member of the Committee of 100 of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Bobbie Kilberg's most recent awards were the 2001 Anti-Defamation League's Woman of Achievement Award and the 2003 Girls Inc. D.C. Celebration Honoree Award.
Bobbie Kilberg has been very involved in her community. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of George Washington University, the Board of Directors of United Bank, and the Board of Directors of the Northern Virginia Technology Council Foundation. She also is a Board member and Senior Advisor to Grandma Rita's Children, a special trips camp for needy and abused children, and a member of the Board of Directors of WETA, Washington's public television station. Mrs. Kilberg formerly served on the Board of Trustees/Directors of Potomac School, the U.S. Naval Academy (Board of Visitors), Wolf Trap Associates, the Lab School of Washington, the Mental Health Association of Northern Virginia, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, and the Council for America's First Freedom. She is a member of the Women's Forum of Washington, DC.
Bobbie Kilberg has sought elected political office twice in Virginia, in 1987 as a candidate for the State Senate and in 1993 as a candidate for the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor.
Bobbie Kilberg resides in McLean, Virginia with her husband, Bill Kilberg, a Senior Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. They have five children.