Board of Trustees at The Frick Collection Elects New President Margot Bogert to Succeed Helen Clay Chace
December 13, 2005–At a meeting today, The Board of Trustees of The Frick Collection elected Margot Campbell Bogert as President. She succeeds Helen Clay Chace, who retires after nearly twenty-five years of service. Bogert has served as an active member of the Frick’s Board of Trustees for more than five years, during which time she participated on several committees, including that of Building and Grounds, Development, and Major Gifts, the last of which she is the Chairman. She was also a member of the Strategic Planning Task Force, formed under Director Anne L. Poulet in 2004 to assess the needs and initiatives of the institution as it moves forward. A contributing supporter since 1971, Bogert joined the Henry Clay Frick Fellows in the 1990s and most recently became a founding member of the Director’s Circle, which was established by Anne L. Poulet in 2004. Bogert has championed the Frick’s education program, supporting innovations such as the internationally acclaimed collaboration The Art of Observation, which offers visual acuity training to professionals in the medical and law enforcement fields.