Richmond Mayo Smith "is a retired educator, and has served on the boards of numerous humanitarian, service, and education organizations. He is a former Head Master of Roxbury Latin School where he served for eight years, after teaching science for fifteen years at Phillips Exeter Academy. Richmond worked in India for three and a half years in community development with the organization World Education Inc. He is also one of the co-founders of Educators for Social Responsibility as a former chair and board member, and serves on the boards of the Marion Foundation, World Education, Center Heart and the Sant Bani School. He is a former chair of the board of the Center for Psychology & Social Change, and oversaw its transition to the John E. Mack Institute, serving as chair of JEMI through 2006."