Louise Bryson

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J. Paul Getty Trust
Louise Henry Bryson was made the Chair Emerita in June 2010 of the Board of Trustees for the J. Paul Getty Trust, having served 12 years as a Trustee, the last 4 as Chair. She has had a 30-year career in media and until 2009 was President of Distribution for Lifetime Entertainment Services and Executive Vice President and General Manager of Lifetime Movie Network.

Bryson is currently a Trustee for seven American Funds: AMCAP, AMF, ICA, GBAL, FI, GFA, and SCWF.  In addition, she is a Trustee for Pomona College and WETA, the PBS station in DC, and on the Board of Directors of Huntington Hospital and California Community Foundation. Bryson was Chair of the Board for KCET, the local PBS station in Los Angeles, and a former member of the PBS National Board, which honored her with the 1998 Award for Excellence in Public Television Leadership. She was elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in April 2010.

Bryson holds an MBA and MAT from Stanford University. She is a graduate of the Stanford Broadcast Institute and received her BA from the University of Washington. She resides in San Marino, California, with her husband, John Bryson.