'Ward Woods served on Stanford’s Board of Trustees from 1996-2006 and is a former chair of the Stanford Management Company’s Board of Directors. He served on the Board of Visitors of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford from 1996-2002.
"He is a trustee and chairman of the executive committee of the Wildlife Conservation Society and a director of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. He was president and chief executive officer of Bessemer Securities, LLC, a privately held investment company, from 1989 until his retirement in December 1999." 
- Advisory Council, Woods Institute for the Environment
Resources and articles
- Advisors, Woods Institute for the Environment, accessed November 15, 2011.