Ari Richter joined the Board of Directors of The Michael J. Fox Foundation in 2022. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Stanford University and the former managing editor of the Concord Monitor (New Hampshire) newspaper.
Ari recently completed 11 years as a trustee (three as president) of The Mayhew Program, a charity whose mission is to help at-risk New Hampshire boys believe in themselves, work well with others, and find their best. He is the very proud father of two teenagers, whose maternal and paternal grandfathers are both living with Parkinson's. He coaches basketball, softball, and golf, learned to ski at age 40, and occasionally publishes crossword puzzles.