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Graphic design executive

Richard Grefé, American graphic design executive. Trustee Phillips Collection, Washington, 1993-1995; board directors Silvermine Guild Art Center, 1995-1998, Friends of Thirteen, 1995-1997, Darien Environmental Protection Commission, since 1996. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1967-1971.

Background

Grefé, Richard was born on May 21, 1945 in Buffalo. Son of Richard W. and Marjorie Louise (Sine) Grefé.

Education

AB, Dartmouth College, 1967. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1973.

Career

Book designer, Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, Vermont, 1967;writer, Time Magazine, New York City, 1972;president, Richard Grefé Associations, San Francisco and Washington, 1973-1983;director policy development and planning, Corporation Public Broadcasting, Washington, 1983-1988;executive vice president, American's Public television Stations, Washington, 1989-1995;executive director, American Institute of Graphic Arts, since 1995.

Membership

Trustee Phillips Collection, Washington, 1993-1995. Board directors Silvermine Guild Art Center, 1995-1998, Friends of Thirteen, 1995-1997, Darien Environmental Protection Commission, since 1996. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1967-1971.

Connections

Married Karen Lee Vogel, October 8, 1978. Children: Justin Sine, Gillian Scarborough.

father:
Richard W. Grefé

mother:
Marjorie Louise (Sine) Grefé

spouse:
Karen Lee Vogel

children:
Justin Sine Grefé

Gillian Scarborough Grefé