Past Annual Dinner Speakers

2017 – The Rt Hon David Cameron, Prime Minister, United Kingdom (2010-2014)
2016 – Dr. Ben Bernanke, Chairman, U.S. Federal Reserve (2006-2014)
2015 – Derek Jeter, Legendary NY Yankee and Journalist, George Will
2014 – Sir Richard Branson, Founder & Chairman, Virgin Group
2013 – The Honorable Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State
and former New York Senator
2012 – Tony Blair, former Primer Minister, Great Britain/Northern Ireland
2011 – Madeleine Albright, 64th Secretary of State and
General Colin L. Powell, 65th Secretary of State
2010 – George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States
2009 – Condoleezza Rice, 66th Secretary of State
2008 – Tom Brokaw, former NBC News Anchor
2007 – William Jefferson Clinton, 42nd President of the United States
2006 – Bono, Humanitarian, Co-Founder of DATA and Lead singer of U2
2005 – General Colin L. Powell, 65th Secretary of State
2004 – Madeleine Albright, 64th Secretary of State
2003 – Her Majesty Queen Noor, Queen of Jordan
2002 – Benizar Bhutto, Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
2001 – The Honorable Antonin Scalia, U.S. Supreme Court Justice
2000 – F.W. DeKlerk, Former President of South Africa
1999 – The Honorable John Major, Former Prime Minister of Great Britain
1998 – Dr. Jeane J. Kirkpatrick, Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
1997 – His Excellency Shimon Peres, Former Prime Minister of Isreal
1996 – Dr. Stephen R. Covey, Author, Lecturer and Organizational Consultant
1995 – Newt Gingrich, Speaker of the House
1994 – General Colin L. Powell, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
1993 – James A. Baker III, Former Secretary of State
1992 – General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, U.S. Army-retired
1991 – Honorable Margaret Thatcher, Former Prime Minister of Great Britain
1990 – George F. Will, Pulitzer Prize Winning Columnist
1989 – Paul Erdman, Novelist, Economist
1988 – Mark Shields, Political Analyst