John Morning has over three decades of leadership positions in higher education, philanthropy, banking, and the arts.

He is a trustee of Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Henry Street Settlement, Lincoln Center Theater, Graduate Center of CUNY, Pratt Institute, Film Forum, Turrell Fund, and a member of the New York State Council on the Arts.

He has previously served as a trustee or director of Brooklyn Academy of Music, City University of New York, Dime Savings Bank of New York, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Creative Capital, DÄ“mos, and member of the Trustee Committee on Education at the Museum of Modern Art. A graduate of Pratt and retired graphic designer, he has received the White House Presidential Recognition Award for exemplary community service.