Read More About the Trust

The 20th anniversary of the Trust in 2016 was marked in the Foreign Service Journal:

Two Decades of Volunteer Support: Kirby Simon’s Legacy

Three past grantees described their experiences in the November 2013 State Magazine

Simon Trust Grants Help in Three Nations (scroll down to page 15)

The Trust was described in the May and July/August 1999 issue of State magazine:

Remembering Kirby Simon


Trustees of the J. Kirby Simon Foreign Service Trust are:


Liisa Ecola

Cynthia Ely
George P. Kent
Colette Marcellin
John Daniel Morris

Courtney Nemroff
Kathleen Sheehan
Mikkela Thompson
Claire B. Simon
John G. Simon


Herbert J. Hansell, trustee 1997 - 2015