Former Trustee

Mr. Frederick L. Webber

Mr. Frederick L. Webber




Vice President Emeritus

"I have served on the MCUF Board for over twenty years for one simple reason: The Marine Corps has been my inspiration for over fifty years and being part of the Foundation allows me to continue contributing to the greatest military organization in the world."

Mr. Fred Webber, during five years of active duty as a Marine Corps Officer, deployed to Santo Domingo during the Dominican Republic Crisis in 1965 and served as an Artillery Battery Commander in the Second and Third Marine Divisions.

After serving as President and CEO of the American Chemistry Counsel from 1993 to 2002, Mr. Webber served as President of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers in Washington, D.C., retiring from that position in 2007. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of the United States League of Savings Institutions from 1988 to 1992.

Mr. Webber served as President of the National Soft Drink Association, Executive Vice President of the Edison Electric Institute, Corporate Vice President/Public Affairs for Scott Paper Company and Legislative Liaison Officer for the National Forest Products Association. He also served for five years in the Nixon and Ford Administrations: Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for Legislative Affairs under Secretary William E. Simon, Special Assistant to President Richard Nixon for Legislative Affairs and Special Assistant for Legislative Affairs to Labor Secretary James Hodgson. He was Chief Staff Assistant to the late John Dellenback, Congressman from Oregon.

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In addition to being an active member of the Audit Committee and a Trustee of the Marine Corps University Foundation, Mr. Webber, is on the board of directors of Jurong Aromatics, a Singapore-based chemical company; the corporate advisory board of S.O.M.E. (So Others Might Eat); the board of overseers of the Chemical Heritage Foundation (Philadelphia); and, the professional advisory board of the National Kidney Foundation/National Capital Area.

Mr. Webber, a graduate of Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science. With his wife, the former Robin Lee Kuhr of Cleveland, Ohio, he divides his time between Maine and Washington, D.C., enjoying the occasional game of golf, sailing, swimming and bird hunting. He has three children from a previous marriage and two grandsons.