Charles A. Snyder is Named President of the Kemper and Leila Williams Foundation

March 26, 2007 – Charles A. Snyder, a board member of the Kemper and Leila Williams Foundation since 1998, has been named president of the foundation. The Kemper and Leila Williams Foundation, a Louisiana nonprofit corporation, operates The Historic New Orleans Collection.

Snyder, a senior partner with the firm of Milling Benson Woodward L.L.P., has served as vice president of the Williams Foundation since 2003. During his nine-year tenure, Snyder has initiated The Collection’s membership program and has been active in the foundation’s strategic planning. He has also handled the negotiations for the foundation’s major real estate acquisitions and additions of major collections.

In addition to many professional affiliations, Snyder has been an active member of the New Orleans community. He is past president and member emeritus of the board of commissioners for City Park and serves on the board of trustees (presently a vice president) of the New Orleans Museum of Art.

“I am honored to serve as president of the Kemper and Leila Williams Foundation,” said Snyder. “The foundation has enjoyed great leadership in the past, and I hope to continue that tradition.”

John Kallenborn, board member since 2003, has been named vice president. John E. Walker has become immediate past president.

Founded in 1966, The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center and publisher dedicated to the study and preservation of the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South region. For more information about The Historic New Orleans Collection, please visit www.hnoc.org or call (504) 523-4662.

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