Roger B. Porter is a Director of National Life Group and was elected to the Board in 1996. He is the IBM Professor of Business and Government and the Master of Dunster House at Harvard University. He is a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and serves on the Board of Directors of Zions Bancorporation, Tenneco, Inc., Extra Space Storage and Packaging Corporation of America. He served for more than a decade in senior economic policy positions in the White House, most recently as Assistant to the President for Economic and Domestic Policy from 1989 to 1993. He served as Director of the White House Office of Policy Development in the Reagan Administration and as Executive Secretary of the President’s Economic Policy Board during the Ford Administration. He is a member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships, a Board Member of the White House Historical Association and a Trustee of the Gerald R. Ford Foundation.